Appendix:The study consisted of four major components, with the third and
fourth building on the first two:
Design of the Study
|1. ||Interviews with policy practitioners|
|2. ||Comprehensive analysis of public attitudes, including polls and
|3. ||Workshops with policy practitioners|
|4. ||A new nationwide poll, conducted in two phases, and polls of specific congressional districts|
1. Interviews with Policy Practitioners
To understand in depth how members of the policymaking community perceive the American public's attitudes on America's role in the world,
we conducted a series of eighty-three interviews.
To select the interview respondents, we started with an extensive list of
policy practitioners who could readily be characterized as being part of the
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Book title: Misreading the Public:The Myth of a New Isolationism.
Contributors: Steven Kull - Author, I. M. Destler - Author.
Publisher: Brookings Institution.
Place of publication: Washington, DC.
Publication year: 1999.
Page number: 267.
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