Mapping Policy Preferences from Texts: Statistical Solutions by Andrea Volkens,Judith Bara,Ian Budge,Michael D.

By Andrea Volkens,Judith Bara,Ian Budge,Michael D. McDonald,Hans-Dieter Klingemann

The Manifesto info are the single complete set of coverage symptoms for social, fiscal and political study. it's therefore very important that their caliber is validated. the aim of this ebook is to check methodological matters that experience bought within the approach of straightforwardly utilizing the Manifesto information considering that our previous volumes have been released and to solve them in methods which top serve clients and textual analysts commonly. The ebook is therefore ordinarily about
text-based quantitative research with a specific specialize in the standard of the CMP-MARPOR information and methods of assessing and utilizing them,

In doing so the booklet is going past general facts documentation - crucial although that's - to confront the analytic matters confronted by way of clients of the information now disbursed by means of MARPOR. It additionally presents concrete innovations for tackling those on the learn point, with examples from the sector of political illustration. the issues of uncertainty, blunders, reliability and validity thought of listed below are widespread concerns for political analysts in any quarter of analysis, so the booklet has an curiosity extending
beyond the Manifesto estimates themselves - specifically to different textual analyses.

In addition the publication widens the diversity of functions brought in our past volumes and discusses the extension of the manifesto venture database to hide Latin America.

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