The Vanishing Marginals, the Bandwagon, and the Mass Media

  title={The Vanishing Marginals, the Bandwagon, and the Mass Media},
  author={Robert Kirby Goidel and Todd G. Shields},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={802 - 810}
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