A Theory of Rigid Estremist and Flexible Moderates with an Empirical Application to the U.S. Congress
A theory is developed which predicts that people with relatively extreme opinions are relativly rigid in that they are less inclined to modify their opinions. That extremists tend to be rigid and moderates tend to be flexible is found to hold for members of Congress.
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|Date of creation:||1996|
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|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: U.S.A.; Wellesley College, Department of Economics. Wellesley, Massachusetts 02181|
Web page: http://www.wellesley.edu/Economics/
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