The Resource Citizens, courts, and confirmations : positivity theory and the judgments of the American people, James L. Gibson and Gregory A. Caldeira

Citizens, courts, and confirmations : positivity theory and the judgments of the American people, James L. Gibson and Gregory A. Caldeira

Label
Citizens, courts, and confirmations : positivity theory and the judgments of the American people
Title
Citizens, courts, and confirmations
Title remainder
positivity theory and the judgments of the American people
Statement of responsibility
James L. Gibson and Gregory A. Caldeira
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years the American public has witnessed several hard-fought battles over nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. In these heated confirmation fights, candidates' legal and political philosophies have been subject to intense scrutiny and debate. Citizens, Courts, and Confirmations examines one such fight--over the nomination of Samuel Alito--to discover how and why people formed opinions about the nominee, and to determine how the confirmation process shaped perceptions of the Supreme Court's legitimacy. Drawing on a nationally representative survey, James Gibson and Gregory Caldeira use
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
347.73/14092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8776
LC item number
.G53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Citizens, courts, and confirmations : positivity theory and the judgments of the American people, James L. Gibson and Gregory A. Caldeira
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-174) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the public and supreme court nominations -- Knowing about courts -- The popular legitimacy of the United States Supreme Court -- Institutional loyalty, positivity bias, and the Alito nomination -- A dynamic test of the positivity bias hypothesis -- Concluding thoughts, theory, and policy
Control code
ocn670429817
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 178 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830602
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612820953
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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.b25173339
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670429817
  • pebcs1400830605

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