Midwest Political Science Association 2015 Program Overview

35-400 JSS: American Political Thought: Junior Scholar Symposium Date: Friday, April 17 9:45 am Paper(s): U.S. Democratic Theory Integrates Republicanism via Multiple Core Values John Renard Girdwood, Wayne State University MPSA 2015 Program Overview Wednesday, April 15 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm              Registration 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm  …

“Right to Instruct is COMMON American Experience” #mpsanet

Last year, I presented a paper at the Midwest Political Science Association regarding the “Right to Instruct” as an informal and formal American institution during the antebellum era. Informally, republican core values governed the hearts of the salient Founders. Formally, we witness “how” the Founders formally institutionalized republicanism during the antebellum era (paper here). There are…

What Scientific Tools Would You Use To Solve These PROOFS?

I contend that Americans subscribe to multiple core values as participants in the American culture. My method for discovering an individual’s commitment to an ideology is based on two proofs. I must show that (1) republican, liberal, and authoritarian value systems do allow the practices of said core values to ebb and flow in American…

Using R in Nonparametric Statistical Analysis, The Kruskal-Wallis Test Part Three: Post Hoc Pairwise Multiple Comparison Analysis of Ranked Means

Originally posted on R Statistics and Programming:
Using the Kruskal-Wallis Test, Part Three:  Post Hoc Pairwise Multiple Comparison Analysis of Ranked Means A tutorial by Douglas M. Wiig In previous tutorials I discussed an example of entering data into a data frame and performing a nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis test to determine if there were differences in…

# Z: Right to Instruct [Volk]

NOTES: Kyle G. Volk. The Perils of “Pure Democracy”: Minority Rights, Liquor Politics, and Popular Sovereignty in Antebellum America. Journal of the Early Republic, Vol. 29, No. 4 (Winter, 2009), pp. 641-679 Quotes: “With local option, reformers and supportive legislators implicitly weighed in on two broad and interrelated questions that had been confronting the Anglo–American…