The Resource Facing the challenge of democracy : explorations in the analysis of public opinion and political participation, edited by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton

Facing the challenge of democracy : explorations in the analysis of public opinion and political participation, edited by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton

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Facing the challenge of democracy : explorations in the analysis of public opinion and political participation
Title
Facing the challenge of democracy
Title remainder
explorations in the analysis of public opinion and political participation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Citizens are political simpletons--that is only a modest exaggeration of a common characterization of voters. Certainly, there is no shortage of evidence of citizens' limited political knowledge, even about matters of the highest importance, along with inconsistencies in their thinking, some glaring by any standard. But this picture of citizens all too often approaches caricature. Paul Sniderman and Benjamin Highton bring together leading political scientists who offer new insights into the political thinking of the public, the causes of party polarization, the motivations for political partic
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1764
LC item number
.F33 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sniderman, Paul M
  • Highton, Benjamin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political participation
  • Public opinion
  • Political participation
  • Political science
  • Public opinion
  • Wähler
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • Politische Beteiligung
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Facing the challenge of democracy : explorations in the analysis of public opinion and political participation, edited by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: facing the challenge of democracy / Paul M. Sniderman, Benjamin Highton -- I. How do political scientists know what citizens want? An essay on theory and measurement / Arthur Lupia -- II. Purposive mass belief systems concerning foreign policy / Benjamin I. Page, Tao Xie -- III. Cosmopolitanism / Simon Jackman, Lynn Vavreck -- IV. Running to the right: effects of campaign strategy on mass opinion and behavior / Diana Mutz, Susanna Dilliplane -- V. Pathways to conservative identification: the politics of ideological contradiction in the United States / Christopher Ellis, James A. Stimson -- VI. Partisan differences in job approval ratings of George W. Bush and U.S. senators in the states: an exploration / Gary C. Jacobson -- VII. Political participation, polarization, and public opinion: activism and the merging of partisan and ideological polarization / John H. Aldrich, Melanie Freeze -- VIII. Political Parties in the capital economy of modern campaigns / Jonathan Krasno -- IX. Candidates and parties in congressional elections: revisiting candidate-centered conclusions in a partisan era / Eric McGhee, Kathryn Pearson -- X. The myth of the independent voter revisited / David B. Magleby, Candice J. Nelson, Mark C. Westlye -- XI. Who really votes? / Stephen Ansolabehere, Eitan Hersh -- XII. Who governs if everyone votes? / John Sides, Eric Schickler, Jack Citrin -- XIII. The effects of registration laws on voter turnout: an updated assessment / Matthew R. Knee, Donald P. Green -- XIV. Issue preferences, civic engagement, and the transformation of American politics / Edward G. Carmines, Michael J. Ensley, Michael W. Wagner
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 389 pages
Isbn
9780691151113
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011002780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)697980101
  • (OCoLC)ocn697980101
Label
Facing the challenge of democracy : explorations in the analysis of public opinion and political participation, edited by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: facing the challenge of democracy / Paul M. Sniderman, Benjamin Highton -- I. How do political scientists know what citizens want? An essay on theory and measurement / Arthur Lupia -- II. Purposive mass belief systems concerning foreign policy / Benjamin I. Page, Tao Xie -- III. Cosmopolitanism / Simon Jackman, Lynn Vavreck -- IV. Running to the right: effects of campaign strategy on mass opinion and behavior / Diana Mutz, Susanna Dilliplane -- V. Pathways to conservative identification: the politics of ideological contradiction in the United States / Christopher Ellis, James A. Stimson -- VI. Partisan differences in job approval ratings of George W. Bush and U.S. senators in the states: an exploration / Gary C. Jacobson -- VII. Political participation, polarization, and public opinion: activism and the merging of partisan and ideological polarization / John H. Aldrich, Melanie Freeze -- VIII. Political Parties in the capital economy of modern campaigns / Jonathan Krasno -- IX. Candidates and parties in congressional elections: revisiting candidate-centered conclusions in a partisan era / Eric McGhee, Kathryn Pearson -- X. The myth of the independent voter revisited / David B. Magleby, Candice J. Nelson, Mark C. Westlye -- XI. Who really votes? / Stephen Ansolabehere, Eitan Hersh -- XII. Who governs if everyone votes? / John Sides, Eric Schickler, Jack Citrin -- XIII. The effects of registration laws on voter turnout: an updated assessment / Matthew R. Knee, Donald P. Green -- XIV. Issue preferences, civic engagement, and the transformation of American politics / Edward G. Carmines, Michael J. Ensley, Michael W. Wagner
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 389 pages
Isbn
9780691151113
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011002780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)697980101
  • (OCoLC)ocn697980101

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