American Journal of Political Science, Volume 54, Issue 4

October 2010
Volume 54
Issue 4
Pages 837-1002

Note: this is often the whole textual content of the October factor manually pieced jointly from the person articles.

Editorial (pages 837–838), Rick. ok Wilson

Valuing variety in Political enterprises: Gender and Token Minorities within the U.S. apartment of Representatives (pages 839–854), Kristin Kanthak and George A. Krause

Inequality and the Dynamics of Public Opinion: The Self-Reinforcing hyperlink among monetary Inequality and Mass personal tastes (pages 855–870), Nathan J. Kelly and Peter ok. Enns

Locating perfect courtroom evaluations in Doctrine area (pages 871–890), Tom S. Clark and Benjamin Lauderdale

Strategic Defiance and Compliance within the U.S. Courts of Appeals (pages 891–905), Chad Westerland, Jeffrey A. Segal, Lee Epstein, Charles M. Cameron and Scott

Deciding to supply: neighborhood judgements on offering Social Welfare (pages 906–920), Michael Craw

Unpacking LogM: towards a extra normal thought of get together process Density (pages 921–935), David Lowery, Simon Otjes, Sergiu Gherghina, Arjen Van Witteloostuijn, Gabor Peli and Holly Brasher

Leader Survival, Revolutions, and the character of presidency Finance (pages 936–950), Bruce Bueno De Mesquita and Alastair Smith

Settled Borders and Regime kind: Democratic Transitions as results of peaceable Territorial Transfers (pages 951–968), Douglas M. Gibler and Jaroslav Tir

The technique of Territorial clash (pages 969–987), David B. Carter

The Minos and the Socratic exam of legislation (pages 988–1002), Mark J. Lutz

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Neither are we able to assess the preferences of interest groups that represent the wealthy. Analyzing the preferences of these individuals may or may not change the picture presented in our analysis. If the preferences of the very top of the income distribution respond differently to shifts in inequality, we think it is most likely that they shift even more strongly in the conservative direction than the opinions of the “rich” and “poor” respondents in our analysis. This could produce greater distinctions between the rich and the poor in terms of the magnitude of their 21 Another possibility is that the public mood is responding, at least in part, to omitted variables that correlate with inequality.

4 In our problem, the proximity perspective implies “midpoint” model: precedent opinions close to the citing opinion (the midpoint) will be positively cited while those further away on both sides will be negatively cited. A similar kind of scaling model has been employed to scale interest group ratings of legislators (Poole and Rosenthal 1984); however, that problem involves units of one type (interest groups) rating their distance to units of a different type (legislators). 3 As we describe below, we limit our analysis to purely substantive citations, rather than procedural citations.

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