discursive: Measuring Discursive Sophistication in Open-Ended Survey Responses

A simple approach to measure political sophistication based on open-ended survey responses. Discursive sophistication captures the complexity of individual attitude expression by quantifying its relative size, range, and constraint. For more information on the measurement approach see: Kraft, Patrick W. 2023. "Women Also Know Stuff: Challenging the Gender Gap in Political Sophistication." American Political Science Review (forthcoming).

Version: 0.1.1
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Imports: SnowballC, stm, stringr, tm, utils
Suggests: testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2023-06-11
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.discursive
Author: Patrick Kraft ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph]
Maintainer: Patrick Kraft <kraft.pw at gmail.com>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: discursive citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: discursive results


Reference manual: discursive.pdf


Package source: discursive_0.1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: discursive_0.1.1.zip, r-release: discursive_0.1.1.zip, r-oldrel: discursive_0.1.1.zip
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