Thanks to several colleagues on PSRT-L and H-POLMETH for sharing their favorites with me. If you would like to suggest another article for this list, please feel free to email me.
Abramowitz, Alan I. and Kyle L. Saunders. 1998.
"Ideological Realignment in the US Electorate." Journal of
Politics. 60 (3): 634-652.
» correlations, a simple path analysis, and one three-variable multiple regression at the end.
Adams, Greg D. 1997. "Abortion: Evidence of an Issue Evolution." American Journal of Political Science
41 (3, July): 718-737.
» line graphs, histogram, differences in percentages
Atkins, Burton M. and William Zavoina. 1974. "Judicial Leadership on Court of Appeals - Probability Analysis of Panel Assignment in Race Relations Cases on Fifth Circuit." American Journal of Political Science 18 (4, November): 701-711
» Probability Calculations and Chi-square Tests.
Alford, John R., Carolyn L. Funk, and John R. Hibbing. 2005. "Are
Political Orientations Genetically Transmitted?" American Political Science Review
99 (2, May): 153-168.
» bivariate correlations, z-score tests for significance in differences between correlations
Beck, Paul Allen. 1996. Party Politics in America. Eighth
edition. New York :Longman.
» On page 56, Beck charts declining standard deviations among states for each presidential election from 1896 through 1992 to demonstrate the decline of interstate differences and the nationalization of politics.
Bennett, Stephen Earl, and David Resnick. 1990. "The
Implications of Nonvoting for Democracy in the United States." American
Journal of Political Science 34 (3, August): 771-802.
» Mostly Chi-Square tests, eta, and tau c.
Cooper, Christopher A. and Marc Schwerdt. 2001. "Depictions of
Public Service in Children's Literature: Revisiting an Understudied
Aspect of Political Socialization." Social
Science Quarterly 82 (3, September): 616-632.
» difference of means
Caiazza, Amy 2002 "Does
Women’s Representation in Elected Office Lead to Women-Friendly Policy?"
Washington: Institute for Women's Policy Research, IWPR
Coppedge, Michael . 1998. “The Dynamic Diversity of
Latin American Party Systems,” Party Politics 4 (4, October):
» A graph that uses ovals to trace 95% confidence intervals around means in a bivariate plot, to compare party systems in Latin America.
Dalton, Russell J. 1984. "Cognitive Mobilization and
Dealignment in Advanced Industrial Democracies." Journal of
46 (1, February): 264-284.
» Crosstabs, simple correlations, tau-b
Dougherty, Keith L. 1999. "Public Goods and Private Interests:
An explanation for state compliance with federal requisitions,
1775-1789," in Jac Heckelman et. al. (eds.) Public Choice
Interpretations of American Economic History. Dordrecht, The
Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishing.
» bivariate regressions
Gibson, James L. 2002. Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation:
Judging the Fairness of Amnesty in South Africa. American
Journal of Political Science. 46 (3, September): 540-556.
» Differences of means and a simple multivariate regression.
Hochschild, Jennifer L. 1995. Facing up to the
American Dream: Race, Class, and the Soul of the Nation. Princeton,
NJ : Princeton University Press.
» See Chapters 3 and 4 for analyses built mainly around crosstabs.
Hokenmaier, Karl G. 1998. "Social Security vs. Educational
Opportunity in Advanced Industrial Societies: Is There a Trade-Off?" American
Journal of Political Science, 42:709-711.
» simple correlations
Hood, M.V. and G.W. Neeley. 2000. "Packin' in the hood?:
Examining assumptions of concealed-handgun research." Social
Science Quarterly 81 (2, June): 523-537.
Hurwitz, Jon and Mark Peffley. 1997. "Public Perceptions of
Race and Crime: The Role of Racial Stereotypes." American
Journal of Political Science 41 (2, April):
» Bivariate regressions.
Licklider, Roy. 1995. “The Consequences of Negotiated
Settlements in Civil Wars, 1945-1993.” American Political Science
Review 89 (3, September): 681-690.
Lodge, Milton G. and Ruth Hamill. 1986. "A Partisan
Schema for Political Information Processing." American
Political Science Review 80 (2, June): 505-520.
» T-tests and 2 way ANOVAs
Matland, Richard E. 1994. "Putting Scandinavian Equality
to the Test - an Experimental Evaluation of Gender Stereotyping of
Political Candidates in a Sample of Norwegian Voters." British
Journal of Political Science 24: 273-292.
» Difference of means tests
Mulligan, Kenneth, and Philip Habel. 2011. "An Experimental Test of the Effects of Fictional Framing on Attitudes." Social Science Quarterly 92 (1, March): 79-99.
» T-tests and bar charts
Mann, Thomas and Raymond Wolfinger. 1980. "Candidates and Parties in
Congressional Elections." American Political Science Review 74 (3,
» Percentages and means, no real statistical tests
Morrell, Michael E. 1999. "Citizens' Evaluations of
Participatory Democratic Procedures: Normative Theory Meets Empirical
Science." Political Research
Quarterly. 52: 293-322.
» t-tests and ANOVA
Mutz, Diana C. and Byron Reeves. 2005. "The New Videomalaise:
Effects of Televised Incivility on Political Trust." American Political Science Review
99 (1, February):1-15.
» F-tests and t-tests
Segal, Jeffrey A. and Albert D. Cover. 1989.
"Ideological Values and the Votes of United States Supreme Court
Justices. American Political Science Review 83 (2, June):
» frequencies, a simple scatterplot, and bivariate correlations
Simon, Christopher A. . 2002. "Testing for Bias in the Impact of
AmeriCorps Service on Volunter Participants: Evidence of Success in
Achieving A Neutrality Program Objective." Public Administration
Review 62 (Nov/Dec): 670-678.
» difference of means
Smith, Kevin B., Christopher W. Larimer, Levente Littvay, and John
R. Hibbing. 2007. "Evolutionary Theory and Political Leadership: Why
Certain People Do Not Trust Decision Makers." Journal of Politics 69 (2, May):
» t-test and chi-square
Wood, Sandra L, Linda Camp Keith, Drew Noble Lanier, and Ayo
Ogundele. 1998. "‘Acclimation Effects' for Supreme Court
Justices: A Cross-Validation, 1888-1940." American Journal of
Political Science 42: 690-697.
» difference of means
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