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  1. Manipulating Democracy

    Democratic Theory, Political Psychology, and Mass Media

    Edited by Wayne Le Cheminant, John M. Parrish

    Manipulation is a source of pervasive anxiety in contemporary American politics. Observers charge that manipulative practices in political advertising, media coverage, and public discourse have helped to produce an increasingly polarized political arena, an uninformed and apathetic electorate,...

    Published August 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Revitalizing Political Psychology

    The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell

    By William Ascher, Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher

    The goal of this book is to recapture the diminished roles of affect, psychological needs, and the psychodynamic mechanisms that are crucial for understanding political behavior by explaining and extending the contributions of Harold D. Lasswell, the dominant figure in political psychology in...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. Introduction to Political Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Martha L. Cottam, Beth Dietz-Uhler, Elena Mastors, Thomas Preston

    This comprehensive, user-friendly introductory textbook to political psychology explores the psychological origins of political behavior. The authors introduce readers to a broad range of theories, concepts, and case studies of political activity to illustrate that behavior. The book examines many...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. The Psychology of Justice and Legitimacy

    Edited by D. Ramona Bobocel, Aaron C. Kay, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    In response to the international turmoil, violence, and increasing ideological polarization, social psychological interest in the topics of legitimacy and social justice has blossomed considerably. Social psychologists have explored the psychological underpinnings of people’s reactions to injustice...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  5. National Security in the Obama Administration

    Reassessing the Bush Doctrine

    By Stanley A. Renshon

    The Bush Doctrine is dead! At least that’s what critics hope. But while new U.S. national security challenges emerge, many post-9/11 threats still persist and the policies of George W. Bush offer one set of strategic answers for how President Obama can confront those dangers. Neither a polemic nor...

    Published September 13th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Psychology of Terrorism

    Classic and Contemporary Insights

    Edited by Jeff Victoroff, Arie W. Kruglanski

    Series: Key Readings in Social Psychology

    Substate terrorism now represents one of the gravest threats to human civilizations. As the frequency of interstate wars has declined since the end of the Second World War, terrible violence against innocent civilians is increasingly perpetrated by non-state groups with extreme agendas and...

    Published March 8th 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. Political Psychology

    Situations, Individuals, and Cases

    By David Patrick Houghton

    What shapes political behavior more: the situations in which individuals find themselves, or the internal psychological makeup—beliefs, values, and so on—of those individuals? This is perhaps the leading division within the psychological study of politics today. This text provides a concise,...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  8. Economic Voting

    Edited by Han Dorussen, Michaell Taylor

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Economic voting is a phenomenon that political scientists and economists can hardly overlook. There is ample evidence for a strong link between economic conditions and government popularity. However, not everything is that simple and this edited collection focuses on 'the comparative puzzle' of...

    Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Do Political Campaigns Matter?

    Campaign Effects in Elections and Referendums

    Edited by David M. Farrell, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book, in bringing together some of the leading international scholars on electoral behaviour and communication studies, provides the first ever stock-take of the state of this sub-discipline. The individual chapters present the most recent studies on campaign effects in North America, Europe...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Border Crossings

    Cultural Workers and the Politics of Education, 2nd Edition

    By Henry A. Giroux, Henry A. Giroux

    The concept of border and border crossing has important implications for how we theorize cultural politics, power, ideology, pedagogy and critical intellectual work. This completely revised and updated edition takes these areas and draws new connections between postmodernism, feminism, cultural...

    Published May 7th 2005 by Routledge