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espite much talk about the increasing global diffusion of political ideas, ideologies, and practices, there has still been relatively little exploration of the extent to which debates in national news media about similar social problems have come to resemble one another, as well as the causes for such convergence or lack thereof. Some studies provide… (More)
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS A great number of people contributed their time and energy to this project. We owe thanks to the staff at the Legislative Analyst's Office for their willingness to review their fiscal estimates with us on multiple occasions. We would also like to acknowledge the prompt and expert assistance received We also appreciate the cooperation of… (More)