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Contemporary Southern Political Attitudes and Behavior

Studies and Essays

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • U.S. - Contemporary Politics,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • General,
  • 1951-,
  • Politics and government,
  • Southern States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLaurence W. Moreland (Editor), Tod A. Baker (Editor), Robert P. Steed (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9699169M
    ISBN 10027590864X
    ISBN 109780275908645
    OCLC/WorldCa7811769

      Political Attitudes Political attitudes are the attitudes of people to the areas of public life covered by political psychology so for example views on nationalism, political conservatism, political liberalism, political radicalism etc. Political attitude tells us which party someone vote for, what kind of political ideology someone prefer most, which social, economic, cultural, international. This article examines the debates on political behaviour that are most visible in scholarly literature. These debates can be found throughout this book. The debates on mass belief systems and communication are first examined, followed by modernization and democratization of political culture. Political participation and the importance of public opinion are also by: 2.

    There are theoretical reasons to expect that southerners have more politically conservative attitudes than Americans living in other regions of the nation. Daniel J. Elazar proposed a theory of political culture based on religious denomination and migration patterns that sought to predict political practices in each American state. His theory pointed out that Anglo-Saxons who settled in the Cited by: 1. WHAT DOES RESEARCH ON POLITICAL ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOR TELL US ABOUT THE NEED FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY? He too believes that discontinuity is a central reality of our contemporary history. In his recent book Out Of Control, Brzezinski decries what he describes as "the massive collapse" of all most all established values.

    (shelved 2 times as political-behavior) avg rating — 5, ratings — published   To my surprise, however, I soon encountered the fields of political behavior and public opinion, and discovered their many great intellectual pleasures. Investigating the nature of partisanship, the logic of voting, and the evolution of public attitudes on critical subjects is no less challenging and rewarding than studying the political.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Contemporary Southern political attitudes and behavior. New York, N.Y.: Praeger, (OCoLC) Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics (Princeton Studies in Political Behavior Book 6) - Kindle edition by Acharya, Avidit, Blackwell, Matthew, Sen, Maya.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics (Princeton Studies in /5(15).

"Avidit Acharya, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen powerfully argue in their recent book Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics, it is the legacy of slavery and post-Civil War segregation that gave rise to the South’s current political culture."Jeffrey D.

Sachs, Project SyndicateCited by: Moved Permanently. nginx/ As we look back onwe’re proud to report that storytelling in the South is alive and well—from novels to non-fiction, from art books to children’s picture books, from long, dramatic epics to hilarious short stories, here are our favorite Southern books published in This chapter reviews the hypotheses, examined by the volumes in the ‘Beliefs in government’ project, of trends in social and political attitudes in Western Europe.

It examines the theoretical issues concerning the identification of comparative trends, about interest in participation in the political process, from the interpretation of the empirical data. We show that contemporary differences in political attitudes across counties in the American South in part trace their origins to slavery’s prevalence more than years ago.

Whites who currently live in Southern counties that had high shares of slaves in are more likely to identify as a Republican, oppose affirmative action, and express racial resentment and colder feelings toward by: The concept of political culture explains a wide range of systematic differences in political behavior and structure in the southern states.

For example, political cul-ture research contends that people do not enter social contracts as separate individ-uals, but as culture-bearing beings and members of groups seeking to accommodate. Deep Roots shows that the entrenched political and racial views of contemporary white southerners are a direct consequence of the region’s slaveholding history, which continues to shape economic, political, and social spheres.

Today, southern whites who live in areas once reliant on slavery—compared to areas that were not—are more.

Since identity and geography are distinct measures of southerness, with separate impacts on political attitudes, a deeper investigation of those who “feel southern” is required. Too often the “southern” label is limited solely to white southerners.

The politics of the Southern United States generally refers to the political landscape of the Southern United institution of slavery has had a profound impact on the politics of the Southern United States, causing the Civil War, along with continued subjugation of African-Americans from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Act of From Reconstruction in the wake of the Civil War.

Portugal at the Polls is a timely evaluation of the quality of Portuguese democracy. Measuring both political attitudes and electoral behavior, this volume addresses one of the most central features of democracy, the relationship between citizens and institutions.

Editors Andre Freire, Marina Costa Lobo, and Pedro Magalhaes take full advantage of the first Portuguese post-electoral academic. James M. Glaser is an American political scientist specializing in electoral politics and political behavior. The Hand of the Past in Contemporary Southern Politics, (Yale University Press, ) Educational differences in racial-political attitudes.

Political Behavior, 23(4), –Employer: Tufts University. Wilhoit, F. Congress and massive resistanceFeagin, J. Civil rights voting by southern CongressmenSpicer, G. Federal judiciary and political change in the SouthVines, K.

Federal district judges and race relations cases in the SouthJewell, M. State legislatures in southern politicsBlack, E. Southern governors and political change. Abstract. The status of black Americans is the longest standing and most glaring exception to the American promise of freedom and equality.

For this, as well as other reasons, social psychologists have long sought to shed light on the ways in which racial attitudes, beliefs, and values affect and are affected by patterns of black-white by: ‘Sources of political intolerance: the case of the American South’, in Laurence, Moreland, Tod, Baker and Robert, Steed (eds.), Contemporary Southern Political Attitudes and Behavior, New York: Praeger, 73–91Cited by: Political attitudes and ideologies.

- Low individual political freedom - Struggle over resources leads to inequality - Goal: high equality - Strong state with high autonomy Social road map for behavior.

Political culture. Basic norms for political activity in a society. Political Attitudes. View regarding the necessary space and scope of political change.

Radical. seeks revolutionary change; violent if necessary. Liberal. Low individual political freedom Belief that struggle over resources breeds inequality High equality as goal Strong state with high autonomy.

Beck and Lopatto, “The End of Southern Distinctiveness,” in Baker, Moreland, and Steed (eds.), Studies in Contemporary Southern Political Attitudes and Behavior (New York: Praeger, ), Beck, “The Role of Agents in Political Socializa tion,” in Renshon (ed.), Handbook of Political So-cialization: Theory and Research.

In the United States, some people are conservative Republicans, others are liberal Democrats and many fall in between or outside the two. These differences in political opinion are called political. Replacement can play a major role in transforming the political attitudes and behavior among mass publics.

For example, during the s and s replacement helped make the Democrats the majority party in the United States (Campbell et al., ), and during the postwar years replacement contributed to eroding party loyalties (see Abramson.American Politics, Political Behavior Education Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Biography James M.

Glaser is a student of electoral politics and political behavior. His new book, Changing Minds, if Not Hearts: Political Remedies to Racial Issues, was published in by University of Pennsylvania Press.

In this book, Glaser and. Jamie Kornegay's Soil is Southern Gothic at its best: atmospheric, dark, and funny. Kornegay, a bookseller for over a decade in addition to being an .