The surprising finding that
Fremling, G. M.
Lott, J. R.
Publication: University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Topics: Public Opinion Social Science
Keywords: GUN control cultural attitude empirical evidence gun attitude social order
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The authors critique an article by Kahan and Braman, where they argued that people’s views of social order explain a lot of the variation in positions on gun control. Instead, Fremling and Lott suggest that their analysis indicates that only 1.6% of attitudes on guns can be explained by cultural attitudes. They suggest that empirical work remains of value and that Kahan and Braman should reinterpret their results.
Fremling, G. M., & Lott Jr, J. R. (2003). THE SURPRISING FINDING THAT "CULTURAL WORLDVIEWS' DON'T EXPLAIN PEOPLE'S VIEWS ON GUN CONTROL. University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 151(4), 1341.
Fremling, Gertrud M., and John R. Lott Jr. "The Surprising Finding That "Cultural Worldviews' Don't Explain People's Views on Gun Control." University of Pennsylvania Law Review 151.4 (2003): 1341.
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