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Introduction to the Volume

John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter is an overview of the American National Election Studies (ANES) as well as its functions and overall significance for study. It indicates how and why the ANES achieved its status as the ... More


Partisan Differences in Job Approval Ratings of George W. Bush and U.S. Senators in the States: An Exploration

Gary C. Jacobson

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses issues related to partisan differences in political opinions by examining a unique set of state-level public opinion surveys. It compares the state-level determinants of the ... More


China Watches America

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter continues to discuss the issues surrounding opinion and perception research in the People’s Republic of China. It stresses the difficulty of ascertaining “true” opinions in a ... More


Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book compares the politics, policies, and polity-building dynamics of devolution in Wales and decentralisation in the French region of Brittany. Empirically, it draws conclusions from in-depth ... More


Denial and Acknowledgment in Serbia

Diane Orentlicher

in Some Kind of Justice: The ICTY's Impact in Bosnia and Serbia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190882273
eISBN:
9780190882303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882273.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A paramount hope of Serbians who supported the ICTY was that its judgments would convince Serbian society that Serbs committed mass atrocities with extensive support from the Serbian government, and ... More


Women, war and drinking

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As in World War I, the second World War resulted in the disappearance of pre-war spatial boundaries governing drinking. Young women began visiting pubs in growing numbers first in early 1941 and with ... More


Journalism Interprets, Sociology Scientizes: Boundary Work Between Empirical Occupations in the 1920s and Beyond

C.W. Anderson

in Apostles of Certainty: Data Journalism and the Politics of Doubt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190492335
eISBN:
9780190492373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492335.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the paradox that, even as journalism became more professional and concerned with social structure, it became increasingly distant from social science after the 1920s. The ... More


Political Trust: An Experimental Study (with Yang Zhang)

Wenfang Tang

in Populist Authoritarianism: Chinese Political Culture and Regime Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190205782
eISBN:
9780190461928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205782.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 addresses a key question in public opinion surveys in China—political sensitivity. Many people are suspicious of the high level of political trust among the Chinese survey respondents. They ... More


Living in Compulsory Denial (Bosnia)

Diane Orentlicher

in Some Kind of Justice: The ICTY's Impact in Bosnia and Serbia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190882273
eISBN:
9780190882303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882273.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Many Bosnians hoped the Tribunal would dispel denial and forge a shared understanding among their country’s ethnic communities about wartime atrocities. During a period of robust international ... More


Americans’ Attitudes on Individual or Racially Inflected Genetic Inheritance

Jennifer Hochschild and Maya Sen

in Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter proffers a political science perspective on how Americans view the ways in which genetics affect identity. It lays the groundwork for exploring possible relationships in the eyes of the ... More


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