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Are universities left‐wing bastions? The political orientation of professors, professionals, and managers in Europe

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of Sociology, December 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#5 of 805)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
2 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
220 tweeters
reddit
3 Redditors

Citations

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2 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
23 Mendeley
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Title
Are universities left‐wing bastions? The political orientation of professors, professionals, and managers in Europe
Published in
British Journal of Sociology, December 2019
DOI 10.1111/1468-4446.12716
Pubmed ID
Authors

Herman G. Werfhorst

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 23 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 17%
Student > Bachelor 4 17%
Researcher 3 13%
Lecturer 1 4%
Other 3 13%
Unknown 2 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 11 48%
Psychology 3 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 4%
Computer Science 1 4%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 4%
Other 1 4%
Unknown 5 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 174. 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 25 September 2020.
All research outputs
#112,024
of 16,044,621 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of Sociology
#5
of 805 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,206
of 373,862 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of Sociology
#2
of 35 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,044,621 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 805 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 11.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 35 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.