Assuming the Costs of War: Events, Elites, and American Public Support for Military Conflict
- THE ENGAGEMENT MODEL OF OPINION LEADERSHIP: TESTING VALIDITY WITHIN A EUROPEAN CONTEXT. Nisbet, Erik C. // International Journal of Public Opinion Research;Spring2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p3
Explicating and measuring opinion leadership continues to be an important theoretical topic, as personal influence and interpersonal discussion are widely recognized as shaping public opinion and political behavior. However, the concept of opinion leadership arose out of empirical research...
- RESPONSE SET AND THE MEASUREMENT OF SELF-DESIGNATED OPINION LEADERSHIP. Silk, Alvin J. // Public Opinion Quarterly;Fall71, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p383
The internal consistency and discriminant validity of the items comprising the Rogers self-designating opinion leadership scale were investigated utilizing notions suggested by Campbell and Fiske's multitrait-multimethod matrix approach to establishing convergent and discriminant validity. While...
- DIE EUROPÃ„ISCHE GEMEINSCHAFT FÃœR KOHLE UND STAHL IM URTEIL DER DEUTSCHEN, 1950—1956. Kriesberg, Louis // KÃ¶lner Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Soziologie & Sozialpsychologie;1959, Vol. 11, p496
The article focuses on the founding of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) in 1951 as well as on the development of opinions of the ECSC in Germany. In addition, determinants explaining changes in public attitudes toward the ECSC are described. Many of those surveyed in opinion polls...
- Remembering and Forgetting the War. Yinan He // History & Memory;Fall2007, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p43
Ruling elites often make pernicious national myths for instrumental purposes, creating divergent historical memories of the same events in different countries. But they tend to exploit international history disputes only when they feel insecure domestically. Societal reactions to elite...
- Power. Burka, Paul // Texas Monthly;Feb2005, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p98
Presents a foreword on the "Texas Monthly" magazine's list of Texans who possess political influence at the state level as of February 1, 2005. Bases of power; Background of the political elite who are included in the list; Overview of the magazine's previous lists.
- Top 20 non-GPs. // Pulse;5/4/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p24
The article lists the top 20 influential non-general practitioners in Great Britain.
- HOW TO BECOME A TRENDSETTER. // Wearables;Sep2013, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p18
The article presents the author's perspectives on the characteristics and qualities of being a trendsetter. The author thinks that creativity has to be the foremost quality of trendsetters in which they follow their instincts and try new things. He notes trendsetters balance their work for an...
- The Neglected Power of Elite Opinion Leadership to Produce Antipathy Toward the News Media: Evidence from a Survey Experiment. Ladd, Jonathan // Political Behavior;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p29
Today, most Americans dislike the news media as an institution. This has led to considerable debate about why people dislike the media and how their public standing could be improved. This paper contributes to this literature by using a survey experiment to test the effect of several different...
- A World of Possibilities. Stengel, Richard // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/30/2012, Vol. 179 Issue 17, p4
An introduction is presented for this issue which has articles about the most influential people in the world such as economist Elinor Ostrom and statistician Hans Rosling who were selected by this periodical for its annual list.