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    • Nakajo, Miwa (2015-05-06)
      This dissertation project tries to answer the following question: How is collective political trust generated from individual political trust across federal and local levels? As a function of maintaining democracy, political ...
    • Vedlitz, Arnold; Lindquist, Eric; Liu, Xinsheng; Gronberg, Timothy J.; Neilson, William; Weeks, Pris; Dean, Wesley R.; Shi, Liu; Neilson-Gammon, John W.; Zahran, Sammy (ORIGINAL: Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University; DIGITAL: Texas A&M University Libraries, 2010)
    • Turner, Jeremey David (2018-08-03)
      This research explored the relationship between the factors of public support for military noncombat operations and for combat operations. Three experiments each assessed how the specifics of a situation, individual belief ...
    • Richey, Haley Jordan (2015-08-17)
      Postmodern sociological theory surfaced in the 1960’s and has remained a dominant field of study among cultural theorists up to present day. Postmodernism serves as the basis for an examination of “collective opinions” in ...
    • Li, Quan; Fuhrmann, Matthew; Early, Bryan R.; Vedlitz, Arnold (10/21/2011)
      How does the American public assess risk when it comes to national security issues? This paper addresses this question by analyzing variation in citizen probability assessments of the terrorism risk of nuclear power plants. ...
    • Vaughn, Justin Scott (2009-05-15)
      In this dissertation, I examine the determinants of presidential responsiveness to public opinion, employing a theory of context and venue that explains why presidents are more responsive at some times and in certain policy ...
    • Brule, David J (Texas A&M University, 2006-10-30)
      This dissertation explores the role of public opinion in U.S. presidential decisions to employ various alternatives in response to an international crisis. Presidents may choose from a range of force alternatives, including ...
    • Mitchell, Erin Sidonia (2015-11-17)
      The Arab World is notorious for its poor track record on issues of women’s rights and women’s representation in society, particularly in the public sphere. Yet women are making gains, particularly in countries such as ...
    • Lee, Han Soo (2011-02-22)
      Regarding presidential responsiveness and leadership, this study addresses two questions: Does the president respond to the public? Does the president lead the public? Unlike prior research, this study tries to answer these ...
    • Vedlitz, Arnold; Alston, Letitia T.; Laska, Shirley B.; Gramling, Robert B.; Harwell, Mark A.; Worthen, Helen D. (Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in The Bush School of Government at Texas A&M University; Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology at the University of New Orleans; Center for Socioeconomic Research at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Environmental Sciences Institute at Florida A&M University; DIGITAL: Texas A&M University Libraries, 2007)
    • Vedlitz, Arnold; Alston, Letitia T.; Wood, B. Dan; North, Gerald R.; Lindquist, Eric (ORIGINAL: Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University; DIGITAL: Texas A&M University Libraries, 2008-11)
    • Vedlitz, Arnold; Lindquist, Eric; Liu, Xinsheng; Zahran, Sammy; Wood, B. Dan; Alston, Letitia T.; North, Gerald (ORIGINAL: Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University; DIGITAL: Texas A&M University Libraries, 2010-10)