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The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

George E. Marcus, W. Russell Neuman, and Michael MacKuen (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Passion and emotion run deep in politics, but researchers have only recently begun to study how they influence our political thinking. Contending that the long-standing neglect of such feelings has ... More


Cultural Work in Amnesty International

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Within the context provided by the human rights tradition and the structure of Amnesty International, local human rights activists in the United States and other countries pursue the cause of ... More


American Ethnocentrism Today

in Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226435701
eISBN:
9780226435725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435725.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces two ways of measuring ethnocentrism—a primary measure based on stereotyping and a secondary measure based on sentiment—and discusses the application of these measures to test ... More


Testing Some Implications of Affective Intelligence Theory at the Aggregate Level

Peter F. Nardulli and James H. Kuklinski

in The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates the electoral politics of the past thirty years to see how political dynamics have been moved by threats to economic prosperity, individual safety, and collective physical ... More


A First Look at Judicial Specialization

in Specializing the Courts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226039541
eISBN:
9780226039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039565.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces judicial specialization, and also considers the book's first question: The extent of judicial specialization in the United States. People assume that specialization is both ... More


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