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Agnew, Patrick Alexander Vans (1822–1848), East India Company servant

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 594 words.

Agnew, Patrick Alexander Vans (1822–1848), East India Company servant, was born at Raipur in Chhattisgarh in central India on 21 April 1822, the second son of Patrick Vans Agnew...

Aldrich, Nelson Wilmarth

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2283 words.

Aldrich, Nelson Wilmarth (06 November 1841–16 April 1915), U.S. senator, congressman, and businessman, was born in Foster, Rhode Island, the son of Anan Aldrich and Abby Burgess, farmers....

Alejandro Moreno (2009). La decisión electoral: Votantes, partidos y democracia en México.Jorge I. Dominguez, Chappell Lawson, and Alejandro Moreno (Eds) (2009). Consolidating Mexico's Democracy: The 2006 Presidential Campaign in Comparative Perspective.

Manuel Alcántara.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 1359 words.

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Alejandro Moreno, El votante mexicano. Democracia, actitudes politicas y conducta electoral

Mariano Torcal.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Alger, Russell Alexander

David F. Trask.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1095 words.

Alger, Russell Alexander (27 February 1836–24 January 1907), businessman and politician, was born in Lafayette Township, Medina County, Ohio, the son of Russell Alger and Caroline Moulton,...

Allen, James

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics. 1026 words.

Allen, James (25 December 1697–07 January 1755), merchant and politician, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Jeremiah Allen, the longtime treasurer of the province, and Mary...

Allen, Philip

George M. Dennison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1263 words.

Allen, Philip (01 September 1785–16 December 1865), manufacturer, governor, and senator, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Captain Zachariah Allen, a West Indies trader, and...

Allern, Sigurd and Pollack, Ester (Eds.) (2012). Scandalous! The Mediated Construction of Political Scandals in Four Nordic Countries.

Stefan Geiß.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

June 2014; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics; Communication Studies; Media and Communication; Marketing; Political Behaviour. 1551 words.

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Allern, Sigurd, and Pollack, Ester (Eds.) (2012), Scandalous! The Mediated Construction of Political Scandals in Four Nordic Countries.

Stefan Geiss.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 1566 words.

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Alternative Views and Eroding Support: The Conditional Indirect Effects of Foreign Media and Internet Use on Regime Support in China

Jun Xiang and Jay D. Hmielowski.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

September 2017; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 7752 words.

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Increased access to information poses a threat to authoritarian rulers’ hold on power. In this article, we assess the relationship between use of the...

Alternatives to Prepaid Monetary Incentives in Mail Surveys

Philip Gendall and Benjamin Healey.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 4206 words.

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Alvarez, Manuel

Dianne Jennings Walker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1299 words.

Alvarez, Manuel (1794–05 July 1856), merchant and U.S. consul, was born in Abelgas, León, Spain, the son of Don José Alvarez and Doña María Antonia Arias. Alvarez spent his childhood in his...

Ambivalent Social Networks and Their Consequences for Participation

Lilach Nir.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 7757 words.

Does perceived disagreement in political discussion help or hinder citizens’ political participation? Some argue that disagreement prompts reflection, perspective-taking, and tolerance....

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American and German Elite Journalists’ Attitudes toward Election Polls

Wolfgang Wichmann and Frank Brettschneider.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 6813 words.

Opinion polls are a highly prominent feature in today’s reporting on election campaigns. But the relationship between journalists and opinion polls in the U.S. and Germany has been...

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Ames, Oakes

Adam I. P. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2077 words.

Ames, Oakes (10 January 1804–08 May 1873), businessman and politician, was born in North Easton, Massachusetts, the son of Oliver Ames, a manufacturer, and Susanna Angier. He was educated...

Ammon, Charles George, Baron Ammon (1873–1960), trade unionist and politician

Alan Clinton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 1148 words.

Ammon, Charles George, Baron Ammon (1873–1960), trade unionist and politician, was born on 22 April 1873 into a poor working-class family in White Street, Southwark, London. He was the...

Amory, Derick Heathcoat, first Viscount Amory (1899–1981), industrialist and politician

John Ramsden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1789 words.

Amory, Derick Heathcoat, first Viscount Amory (1899–1981), industrialist and politician, was born on 26 December 1899 in London, the second son of Sir Ian Murray Heathcoat Heathcoat-Amory,...

Anderson, David (1751–1825), East India Company servant

T. H. Bowyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1167 words.

Anderson, David (1751–1825), East India Company servant, was born in Edinburgh on 10 February 1751, the second of the eight children of David Anderson (1707–1786), writer to the signet, and...

Anderson, John (1795–1845), East India Company servant and author

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 491 words.

Anderson, John (1795–1845), East India Company servant and author, was born in Scotland. In 1813 he obtained a writership in the East India Company's service at the small settlement of...

Anderson, Mary

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1231 words.

Anderson, Mary (27 August 1872–29 January 1964), labor leader and federal administrator, was born in Lidköping, Sweden, the daughter of Magnus Anderson and Matilda Johnson, farmers. She...