Browse Dept. of Political Science by Contributor "Wong, Cara J."

  • Hendry, David (2012-09-18)
    This dissertation explores various aspects of social influence processes in political behavior research. Specifically, three separate essays explore the ways in which communication, social conformity, cultural transmission, ...

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  • Spears, Matthew Allen (2015-04-01)
    Why do some people support redistribution from the rich to the poor while others do not? A very large literature centers on this question, and the list of possible answers researchers have offered is both long and, ...

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  • Hayes, Matthew (2013-05-24)
    This dissertation investigates whether citizens are willing to make tradeoffs between descriptive and substantive representation. Answering this question is critical to efforts to maximize satisfaction with government for ...

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  • Testa, Paul Franz (2016-08-29)
    The intersection of race, justice and politics create a vicious cycle in the U.S. Those most affected by disparities in the current system are the least likely to participate in politics, while those relatively unaffected ...

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