The Qualitative Transparency Deliberations: Insights and Implications

  title={The Qualitative Transparency Deliberations: Insights and Implications},
  author={Alan M. Jacobs and Tim B{\"u}the and Ana Arjona and Leonardo R. Arriola and Eva Bellin and Andrew Bennett and Lisa Bj{\"o}rkman and Erik Bleich and Zachary Elkins and Tasha Fairfield and Nikhar Gaikwad and Sheena Chestnut Greitens and Mary Hawkesworth and Veronica Herrera and Yoshiko M. Herrera and Kimberley S. Johnson and Ekrem Karakoç and Kendra L. Koivu and Marcus Kreuzer and Milli Lake and Timothy W. Luke and Lauren Morris Maclean and Samantha Majic and Rahsaan Maxwell and Zachariah Cherian Mampilly and Robert W. Mickey and Kimberly J Morgan and Sarah E. Parkinson and Craig A. Parsons and Wendy Pearlman and Mark A. Pollack and Elliot Posner and Rachel Beatty Riedl and Edward Schatz and Carsten Q. Schneider and Jillian Schwedler and Anastasia Shesterinina and Erica S. Simmons and Diane Singerman and Hillel David Soifer and Nicholas Rush Smith and Scott J. Spitzer and Jonas Tallberg and Susan Thomson and Antonio Y. V{\'a}zquez-Arroyo and Barbara Vis and Lisa Wedeen and Juliet A. Williams and Elisabeth Jean Wood and Deborah J. Yashar},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={171 - 208}
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