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How Public Opinion Constrains the U.S. Supreme Court

Overview of attention for article published in American Journal of Political Science, October 2010
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (84th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
2 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
4 tweeters

Citations

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108 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
154 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
How Public Opinion Constrains the U.S. Supreme Court
Published in
American Journal of Political Science, October 2010
DOI 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2010.00485.x
Authors

Christopher J. Casillas, Peter K. Enns, Patrick C. Wohlfarth

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 6 4%
Italy 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 144 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 59 38%
Student > Bachelor 19 12%
Student > Master 15 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 10 6%
Other 25 16%
Unknown 14 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 112 73%
Psychology 4 3%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 2%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 2%
Computer Science 2 1%
Other 8 5%
Unknown 22 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 40. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 June 2022.
All research outputs
#799,598
of 21,425,694 outputs
Outputs from American Journal of Political Science
#247
of 1,436 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,312
of 175,776 outputs
Outputs of similar age from American Journal of Political Science
#5
of 26 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,425,694 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,436 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 28.4. This one has done well, scoring higher than 82% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 26 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 84% of its contemporaries.