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WOMEN CANDIDATES IN THE NEWS: AN EXAMINATION OF GENDER DIFFERENCES IN U.S. SENATE CAMPAIGN COVERAGE
By covering male and female candidates differently, the news media may influence the success of female candidates for public office. A content analysis was conducted to assess potentially important
Front-Page News and Real-World Cues: A New Look at Agenda-Setting by the Media
Research on the agenda-setting role of the news media has often been guided by a rather narrow conception of how media content affects members of the public. In particular, reliance on a
Off-Track Profs: Nontenured Teachers in Higher Education
Much attention has been paid to the increasing proportion of non-tenure-track faculty--adjuncts, lecturers, and others--in American higher education. Critics charge that universities exploit
Type-Set Politics: Impact of Newspapers on Public Confidence *
This study combines survey data from the 1974 American National Election Study with the front-page content of 94 newspapers in an investigation of the relationship between the degree of negative
How Does University Decision Making Shape the Faculty
The authors discuss important institutional changes that they view as probably permanennt for reasons of cost and that may have far-reaching implications for the future of higher education.
The three faces of evaluation
Program evaluation can be used for three purposes: to learn about a program's operations and effects, to control the behavior of those responsible for program implementation, and to influence the
The Media: Obstacle or Ally of Feminists?
Under certain circumstances, media treatment can serve as an obstacle to women's achievement of their political goals. In other circumstances, the news media can act as an additional resource. It is
APSA Task Force on Graduate Education: 2004 Report to the Council
In spring 2002, APSA President-Elect Theda Skocpol appointed this Task Force on Graduate Education, representing a variety of institutions, political science subfields, scholarly backgrounds, and
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