Friday, June 29, 2007

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The most intriguing sentence I read today
[P]artisans of both stripes tend to take their baseball more seriously than do political independents.
From Christopher Zorn and Jeff Gill, "The Etiology of Public Support for the Designated Hitter Rule. Quarterly Journal of Political Science 2:189-203.

Hat tip: the Political Science Weblog.

posted by Dan on 06.29.07 at 09:35 PM




Comments:

Dan,
I know this is not the right thread for this, but being that you are at tufts, would you be willing to comment on the following:

http://mepc.org/journal_vol14/0707_roy.asp

"This review, published here in its entirety, was originally commissioned by The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, the official foreign-policy journal at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Between the time I was invited to write the review and the time I was told it would be published, over two months had passed during which I had had several exchanges, some of them difficult, with the editorial staff. However, by the end of the process the editor-in-chief, with whom I had been working, was pleased with the review, and so was I. He sent me an e-PDF of the review as it would appear in the journal (Volume 31:1 Winter 2007). The PDF version of the page proofs revealed that the editor had excerpted two relevant sentences (featured in sidebars) to highlight observations that I had offered in the review..."

posted by: Joe M. on 06.29.07 at 09:35 PM [permalink]



Hmm this sounds reasonably similar to the argument put forth in Berelson Lazarfield McPhee's Voting: A Study of Opinion Formation in a Presidential Campaign


Essentially people who are partisan take issues more seriously than moderates. Maybe it also holds true for sports?

posted by: Richard S. on 06.29.07 at 09:35 PM [permalink]



Hmm this sounds reasonably similar to the argument put forth in Berelson Lazarfield McPhee's Voting: A Study of Opinion Formation in a Presidential Campaign


Essentially people who are partisan take issues more seriously than moderates. Maybe it also holds true for sports?

posted by: Richard S. on 06.29.07 at 09:35 PM [permalink]



Hmm this sounds reasonably similar to the argument put forth in Berelson Lazarfield McPhee's Voting: A Study of Opinion Formation in a Presidential Campaign


Essentially people who are partisan take issues more seriously than moderates. Maybe it also holds true for sports?

posted by: Richard S. on 06.29.07 at 09:35 PM [permalink]



Apologies for the triple post... it gave me an odd error the first two times I pressed send.

posted by: Richard S. on 06.29.07 at 09:35 PM [permalink]






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