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    The Irrelevance of Economic Theory to Understanding Economic Ignorance.Stephen Earl Bennett & Jeffrey Friedman - 2008 - Critical Review 20 (3):195-258.
    Bryan Caplan’s The Myth of the Rational Voter treats several immensely important and understudied topics—public ignorance of economics, political ideology, and their connection to policy error—from an orthodox economic perspective whose applicability to these topics is overwhelmingly disproven by the available evidence. Moreover, Caplan adds to the traditional and largely irrelevant orthodox economic notion of rational public ignorance the claim that when voters favor counterproductive economic policies, they do so deliberately, i.e., knowingly. This leads him to assume that “emotion or (...)
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    Is the Public's Ignorance of Politics Trivial?Stephen Earl Bennett - 2003 - Critical Review 15 (3-4):307-337.
    Abstract Examination of a comprehensive database of political knowledge, constructed from pooled 1988 and 1992 National Election Studies, refutes criticisms that haue sometimes been lodged against standard tests that seem to reveal profound levels of public ignorance. Although most people know something about politics, the typical citizen is poorly informed, and only a small group is very knowledgeable about politics. Differentiating people according to their perceptions of the most important national problem does not reveal pockets of well?informed ?issue publics? among (...)
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    Democratic Competence, Before Converse and After.Stephen Earl Bennett - 2006 - Critical Review 18 (1-3):105-141.
    The topic of the democratic public's limited competence has preoccupied students of democracy for centuries. Anecdotal concerns about the problem reached their peak of sophistication in the writings of Walter Lippmann and Joseph Schumpeter. Not until Philip E. Converse's ?The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics? did statistical research overwhelmingly confirm the worst fears of such democratic skeptics. Subsequent work has tended to confirm Converse's picture of a tiny stratum of well?informed ideological elites whose passionate political debates find little (...)
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    Populism, Elitism, and the Populist Ideology of Elites: The Reception of the Work of Murray Edelman.Stephen Earl Bennett - 2005 - Critical Review 17 (3-4):351-366.
    Over the course of his career, Murray Edelman made one of the few sustained attempts by a theoretically inclined political scientist to explore the effects of the public's overwhelming ignorance of politics. In his early work, he focused on political elites? manipulation of an ignorant public through the deployment of symbolism. In his later work, however, he suggested that even elites are the puppets of their ideologies. His early work has been well received; his later work has gone largely unremarked. (...)
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    Communities at Work? The Concept of ‘Community’ in Organisational Analysis.Christopher Bennett, Michael Bennett & Stephen Bennett - 2005 - Philosophy of Management 5 (3):31-41.
    In this paper we assess the adequacy of the idea of community as an ideal-typical model against which real organisations and their management might be critically evaluated. Alasdair MacIntyre’s work on practices suggests that some forms of work activity require something more than contractual relationships withinorganisations: if he is right then perhaps we should acknowledge the importance of some notion of community at work. However, among the criticisms of the community approach are that it ignores issues of power and the (...)
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  6. Speaking of Politics in the United States: Who Talks to Whom, Why, and Why Not.Stephen Earl Bennett, Bonnie Fisher & David Resnick - 1996 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 46:263-294.
     
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    The University: An Organisational AnalysisThe School: An Organisational Analysis.Peter Gosden, Hugh Livingstone & Stephen J. Bennett - 1975 - British Journal of Educational Studies 23 (1):114.
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    Television “News Grazers”: Who They Are and What They Know.Stephen Bennett, Staci Rhine & Richard Flickinger - 2008 - Critical Review 20 (1-2):25-36.
    Between 1998 and 2006, a new style of television news consumption was born: “news grazing.” With remote control devices in hand, “grazers” flip through TV news channels in order to find interesting news stories. Approximately three‐fifths of the public graze, and this group tends to be younger than non‐grazers. Grazers are less likely than the rest of the public to follow “hard” news about politics and economics, and, not surprisingly, they are even less knowledgeable about public affairs than most people (...)
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