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Who Are the Members?

Paul Whiteley, Patrick Seyd, and Antony Billinghurst

in Third Force Politics: Liberal Democrats at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199242825
eISBN:
9780191604140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242828.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the social and demographic profiles as well as the political attitudes of Liberal Democrat party members, drawing upon an earlier study of Liberal Democrat party to identify ... More


The Democratic Culture of Unified Germany

Dieter Fuchs

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Taking the example of unified Germany, this chapter examines how a democratic culture can develop among people who have lived for decades in an autocratic state. The first section outlines the ... More


Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

John T. Jost, Aaron C. Kay, and Hulda Thorisdottir (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195320916
eISBN:
9780199869541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320916.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume both reflects and exemplifies the recent resurgence of interest in the social and psychological characteristics and processes that give rise to ideological forms. Ideology is an elusive, ... More


The Legislative Consequences of MMP Electoral Rules in Venezuela

Michael R. Kulisheck and Brian F. Crisp

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The inaugural mixed‐member proportional (MMP) elections were held in Venezuela in 1993. According to the MMP electoral rules in Venezuela, approximately half of the Chamber of Deputies is elected ... More


Democracy, Intermediation, and Voting on Four Continents

Richard Gunther, Jose Ramon Montero, and Hans-Jürgen Puhle (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199202836
eISBN:
9780191695452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202836.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents the results of systematic comparative analyses of electoral behaviour and support for democracy in thirteen countries on four continents. It is based on national election surveys ... More


Basic Personal Values and Political Orientations

Shalom H. Schwartz

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains how values structure political attitudes and behavior, by laying out the theoretical framework and arguing for the relevance of these personal values to politics. It defines ten ... More


Public Opinion in the “Age of Reagan”: Political Trends 1972–2006

Jeff Manza, Jennifer A. Heerwig, and Brian J. McCabe

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter asks whether conservatism in political affiliations, national spending priorities, and social issue stances grew between 1972 and 2006. Some trends certainly accord with this image: ... More


Self-Monitoring and Political Attitudes

Adam J. Berinsky and Howard Lavine

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers self-monitoring, which assesses the extent to which people modify their behavior in response to the social context. In a climate governed by tolerant beliefs, analysts of ... More


Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The American National Election Studies (ANES) is the premier social science survey program devoted to voting and elections. Conducted during the presidential election years and midterm Congressional ... More


Racial Stereotyping and Political Attitudes: The View From Political Science

Mark Peffley and Jon Hurwitz

in The Political Psychology of Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195335453
eISBN:
9780199893904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335453.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

While political science has made effective use of research on the psychology of stereotyping, psychology has not benefited from political science in the same way. This chapter argues that the study ... More


Do We Still Need Media Use Measures at All?

Scott L. Althaus and David H. Tewksbury

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that while the ANES media exposure measures used in 2004 and before may have been problematic on methodological grounds, it is important to continue asking questions about the ... More


The Role of Race in American Politics: Lessons Learned from the 2008 Presidential Election

Thierry Devos

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Despite the outcome of the 2008 presidential election, the scientific literature reveals that race and racial attitudes continue to shape how political candidates are perceived and voting behavior. ... More


Feminisms and Political Parties

PAUL SMITH

in Feminism and the Third Republic: Women's Political and Civil Rights in France, 1918-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206231
eISBN:
9780191677045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206231.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although pertaining to oneself as a feminist would indeed entail political undertones, the question persists about how feminists and feminism itself could be handled through political parties. ... More


Welfare regimes and political activity among unemployed young people

Jan Carle

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the political attitudes and political participation among unemployed youth, and how welfare regimes may influence political activity and attitudes. It also investigates the ... More


Assimilation and Political Attitude Trade-Offs

Rahsaan Maxwell

in Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311316
eISBN:
9780199344918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines trade-offs between assimilation and political attitudes. It focuses on two aspects of incorporation: political trust and government satisfaction. It argues that successful ... More


A Little Knowledge Is Dangerous: Consuming Rap and Political Attitudes

Lester K. Spence

in Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the influence of the extent of rap consumption and exposure on black youth attitudes by considering two different points in time: 1994, when the generation most affiliated with ... More


Man Is by Nature a Political Animal: Evolution, Biology, and Politics

Peter K. Hatemi and Rose McDermott (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319094
eISBN:
9780226319117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book brings together a diverse group of contributors to examine the ways in which evolutionary theory and biological research are increasingly informing analyses of political behavior. Focusing ... More


The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the extent and nature of the political integration of Britain’s main ethnic-minority groups (Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, black Africans, and black Caribbeans). The issues ... More


Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities

David Sanders, Pedro Magalhaes, and Gabor Toka (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199602339
eISBN:
9780199949908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602339.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This book provides a broad overview of the main trends in mass attitudes towards domestic politics and European integration from the 1970s until today. Particularly in the last two decades, the ‘end ... More


Conservatism: Principles and Temperament

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the foundation of the Conservative Party in this period, and what common ground of ideas and attitudes its members shared. It examines the nature of Conservatism and its overtly ... More


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