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Population-Based Survey Experiments: A Hybrid Methodology for the Social Sciences

Diana C. Mutz

in Population-Based Survey Experiments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144511
eISBN:
9781400840489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144511.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This introductory chapter traces the development of population-based experiments and highlights some of their advantages over traditional experiments and surveys. There is a tendency to think about ... More


Population-Based Survey Experiments

Diana C. Mutz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144511
eISBN:
9781400840489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144511.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Population-based survey experiments have become an invaluable tool for social scientists struggling to generalize laboratory-based results, and for survey researchers besieged by uncertainties about ... More


More Than Just Another Method

Diana C. Mutz

in Population-Based Survey Experiments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144511
eISBN:
9781400840489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144511.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses how population-based survey experiments can be especially valuable to more particularistic research because the target of applicability is known and specified. With ... More


Representation Styles, Candidate Cues, and the Voting Booth

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

in Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter attempts to begin connecting the dots between the results discussed in Chapter 4 and the ultimate argument that representation itself comes in culturally “Red” or “Blue” shades. The ... More


Partisans’ Religious Responses to the Political Environment

Michele F. Margolis

in From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555645
eISBN:
9780226555812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555812.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 explains why partisanship can matter for individual religious behaviors and outlooks. The elite-level link between the Republican Party and organized religion allows voters to associate the ... More


Could Positive Information Shift National-Level Beliefs?

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 8 asks whether changing the types of information provided to voters would sufficiently move public opinion to make such a strategy viable for political actors. Three original survey ... More


Dispelling Illusions of Rigor

Jeffrey A. Friedman

in War and Chance: Assessing Uncertainty in International Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190938024
eISBN:
9780190938055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938024.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the psychology of assessing uncertainty in international politics. It presents a series of survey experiments that test important concerns about the extent to which transparent ... More


Experiment: Frames and Public Opinion

Rachel VanSickle-Ward and Kevin Wallsten

in The Politics of the Pill: Gender, Framing, and Policymaking in the Battle over Birth Control

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190675349
eISBN:
9780190909536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675349.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 9 assesses the effects of exposure to different author bylines and frames in news coverage of birth control policy. Using a series of survey experiments, this chapter identifies how exposure ... More


Economic Vulnerability, Self-Interest, and Individual Trade Preferences

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 4 provides an original explanation both for why women and minorities are more likely to express protectionist sentiments and for why those protectionist sentiments are not reflected in their ... More


Quantitative Research in MENA Political Science

Miquel Pellicer and Eva Wegner

in Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190882969
eISBN:
9780190887544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882969.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, Miquel Pellicer and Eva Wegner make the case for employing quantitative analysis in the study of the Middle East and North Africa. The chapter recognizes the difficulties in ... More


Racial Diversity and White Americans’ Support for Trade Protection

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 6 argues that the redistributive nature of trade policy also affects individuals’ trade preferences. Trade protectionism differs from other redistributive policies both in its mechanism for ... More


Faithful Partisans: A Closer Look at African Americans

Michele F. Margolis

in From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555645
eISBN:
9780226555812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555812.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 tests the life-cycle theory on African Americans and explores the political consequences of their unique constellation of identities—as both ardent Democrats and frequent churchgoers. ... More


Who Opposes Reservations and Why?

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows that opposition to reservations is an ideological dimension of Indian politics. This opposition is not merely reflective of upper-caste Hindus’ prejudices against Muslims, Dalits, ... More


Examining Citizens’ Impressions of Negativity During U.S. Senate Campaigns

Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney

in Taking Aim at Attack Advertising: Understanding the Impact of Negative Campaigning in U.S. Senate Races

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190947569
eISBN:
9780190947606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947569.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 presents the results of a national survey experiment conducted during the 2014 senatorial elections that validates central elements of the tolerance and tactics theory of negativity. First, ... More


Explaining Local Misrepresentation of Normative Commitments

Karisa Cloward

in When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190274917
eISBN:
9780190274955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274917.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on rhetorical and secondary behavioral change. It finds that many individuals take steps to misrepresent or hide their true attitudes and behavior with respect to FGM and early ... More


The Politics of Uncertainty and Blame

Jeffrey A. Friedman

in War and Chance: Assessing Uncertainty in International Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190938024
eISBN:
9780190938055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938024.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the politics of assessing uncertainty in international affairs, particularly the notion that clear probability assessments expose foreign policy analysts to excessive criticism. ... More


The Myth of Vote Buying in India

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A common view is that in Indian elections parties, politicians, and voters are engaged in a quid-pro-quo in which citizens vote for a politician who offers them individual benefits. We find no ... More


War and Chance: Assessing Uncertainty in International Politics

Jeffrey A. Friedman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190938024
eISBN:
9780190938055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

War and Chance analyzes the logic, psychology, and politics of assessing uncertainty in international affairs. It explains how the most important kinds of uncertainty in international politics are ... More


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