politicalmeasurmetn - regulatory agencies Segal...

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Political Measurements Must correspond closely to the original meaning of a researcher’s concepts. Must provide researcher with enough information to make valuable comparisons and contrasts
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Focus: Bureaucratic responses to mechanisms of political control “mechanisms of control” Political appointments, resignations, budget changes, administrative reorganizations and legislation “Bureaucratic responses” Litigations, administrative decisions; especially outputs of
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Unformatted text preview: regulatory agencies Segal & Cover Focus: Extent to which the votes cast by Supreme Court justices were dependent on their own personal political attitudes Compared votes on civil liberty cases between 1953 and 1987 to newspaper editorials concerning support for the rights of defendants in criminal cases, women and racial minorities in equality cases, and the individual against the government in privacy and First Amendment cases...
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