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Political Engagement, Institutions, and the Gender Gap

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 3 presents cross-national statistical analyses that assess the effect of institutions and outcomes on political engagement across a wide range of democracies. Widely varying gender gaps exist ... More


The Chapter of Bilqis, Queen of Sheba

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

in Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From among the Qur'an women characters, the queen of Sheba has remained one of the most elusive to the Muslin exegetic grasp. She engaged in political discussions with God's prophet Solomon. Then, ... More


Civic Engagement and Diplomacy

Janet A. Flammang

in Table Talk: Building Democracy One Meal at a Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040290
eISBN:
9780252098550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040290.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores table talk as an avenue for civic engagement and diplomacy. It begins with a discussion of how food can foster community building, citing as an example the restaurant as an ... More


Introduction

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

in Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

In this chapter, we introduce the theory, situate the research within the literature, preview the results, and provide an overview for the rest of the book. We argue that individuals with varying ... More


Gendered Personalities and Political Engagement

Monika L. McDermott

in Masculinity, Femininity, and American Political Behavior

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190462802
eISBN:
9780190462840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462802.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Politics is a rough-and-tumble arena in the United States. This chapter argues that, as a result, the more masculine an individual is, the more he or she is likely to be engaged in politics. Because ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


The Impact of Political Discussion Networks on Civic and Political Engagement

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

in Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 examines the association among our network characteristics - partisan homogeneity, discussion frequency, and network size - and, civic engagement, self-reported political engagement, and ... More


Chapter One

Nancy Disher Baird

in Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125312
eISBN:
9780813135151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125312.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Josie began her diary in early December as she prepared to visit with her sister and brother-in-law in Memphis. The diary chronicled a slave wedding, parties, social calls, and romantic visits that ... More


The Sermon and Political Education

in Political Communication and Political Culture in England, 1558-1688

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783620
eISBN:
9780804784580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783620.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the role of the sermon in political discussion. The sermon was the genre to which people of all ages and classes were most often exposed. Paul's Cross sermons attacked Roman ... More


Conclusion: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

in Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

In this concluding chapter, we summarize our core findings and connect them to our broader argument. We discuss some of the limitations of this book with an eye toward future research. Our analyses ... More


Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190900151
eISBN:
9780190900182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900151.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

People used to hold out great hope for a public square in which individuals put petty disputes aside and engage in rational discussion about important issues. Unfortunately, public discourse ... More


Morality, Ideology, and Interest

in Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660790
eISBN:
9780226660783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers another dimension of the democratic imagination: the logical standards citizens use to evaluate situations. It argues that the most important elements defining how a group ... More


Navigating Social Space: Signs, Perceptions, and Neighborhood Social Interactions

Elaine Auyoung

in Politics on Display: Yard Signs and the Politicization of Social Spaces

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190926311
eISBN:
9780190926359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926311.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this chapter, we investigate how the prevalence of signs influences social spaces. We begin by exploring how signs impact perceptions of a neighborhood’s activism and partisan balance and, more ... More


Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Individuals arrive at meaning through conversation. Scholars have long explored political conversations in the United States, and the vast majority of this research suggests that political discussion ... More


A Change is Gonna Come: How to Have Effective Political Conversations in a Divided America

Brian F. Harrison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190939557
eISBN:
9780190939588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939557.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Get your head out of your @*&. Snowflake. You’re an idiot. Stupid liberal. Ignorant conservative. It can feel good to use a disparaging name and dismiss a divergent belief or opinion but it turns ... More


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