TAPS study by Christopher Claasen, Patrick Tucker, and Steven S. Smith explores people's perception of the words "conservative" and "liberal."
About the Weidenbaum Center
The Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, directed by Professor Steven S. Smith, supports cutting-edge social science research and sponsors a wide variety of public policy programs. The Center is named in honor of Murray Weidenbaum, a Washington University economist who served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Its website is located at http://wc.wustl.edu.
- Clarity of Responsibility, Accountability and Corruption by Leslie Schwindt-Bayer and Margit Tavits (New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming (Chapter 6).
- "Legitimacy Is for Losers: The Interconnections of Instituitonal Legitimacy, Performance Evaluations, adn the Symbols of Judicial Authority," in Brian H. Bornstein and Alan J. Tomkins, eds., Motivating Cooperation and Compliance with Authority: The Role of Institutional Trust (New York: Springer, 2015): 81-116.
- "Political Polarization and the Sentate Syndrome," in N. Persily, ed., Solutions to Political Polarization in America (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015): 218-229.
- The Senate Syndrome: The Evolution of Procedural Warfare in the Modern U.S. Senate, ebook, by Steven Smith University of Oklahoma Press, March 2014 (Chapter 9).
- forthcoming - Andrew Reeves and Jon Rogowski, Unilateral Powers, Public Opinion, and the Presidency, Journal of Politics
- October 2015 - Matthew Gabel, Attitudes of Research Participants and the General Public Regarding Disclosure of Alzheimer Research Disease Research Results, Jama Neural. 2015;72(12):1-7.DOI:10.1001/JAMANEUROL.2015.2875
- April 2014 - Christopher Claassen, Patrick Tucker, Steven S. Smith, Ideological Labels in America, Political Behavior (2015) 37:253–278 DOI 10.1007/s11109-014-9272-6
- September 2013 - Dawn Brancati, The Determinants of U.S. Public Opinion Towards Democracy Promotion, Political Behavior, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 201310.1007/s11109-013-9256-y
- 2015 - Too Liberal, Too Conservative, or About Right? The Implications of Ideological Dissatisfaction for Supreme Court Legitimacy, James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson, under review.
- September 2015 - Static Stability and Evolving Constraint Preference Stability and Ideological Structure in the Mass Public, Melanie Freeze and Jacob M. Montgomery
- September 2015 - Moving the Unmoved Mover?: The Origins and Limitations of Systematic Individual-Level Change in Party Identification, Jacob M. Montgomery, Steven S. Smith, and Patrick D. Tucker
- September 2015 - Partisanship, Sophistication, and Public Attitudes about Majority Rule and Minority Rights in Congress, Steven S. Smith and H. M. Park
- August 2015 - Change and Stability in the U.S. Supreme Court's Legitimacy, Steven S. Smith and M. J. Nelson
- August 2015 - The Dynamic Relationship between Personality Stability and Political Attitudes, Joshua Boston, Jonathan Homola, Betsy Sinclair, Michelle Torres, Patrick Tucker
- August 2015 - A Constituent-Level Analysis of Home Style, Patrick D. Tucker
- August 2014 - How Far Does Social Group Influence Reach? Elites, Evangelicals, and Immigration Attitudes, Michele Margolis
- July 2014 - Open for Politics?: Economic Globalization and Political Survival, Nathan M. Jensen and Guillermo Rosas
- June 2014 - Harry Reid and the Study of Senate Party Leadership
- May 2014 - Public Attitudes about Supreme Court Decision-Making: Sources of Instability in Beliefs about Legal Realism
- April 2014 - Ideological Labels in America
- March 2014 - Change and Stability in Diffuse Support for the Supreme Court