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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 49 new and published books in the subject of Political Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Beginning of Politics

    Youthful Political Agency in Everyday Life

    Edited by Kirsi Pauliina Kallio, Jouni Hakli

    The conventional wisdom according to which children’s lives should be safe from adult concerns tends to situate them categorically outside the political. Thus understood, children become political agents when they reach maturity and eligibility to formal participation. Alternatively, political...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Honor: A Phenomenology

    By Robert L. Oprisko

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Power and Emotion

    Edited by Jonathan G. Heaney, Helena Flam

    This collection is concerned with two fundamental concepts of social science– power and emotion. Power permeates all human relationships and is constitutive of social, economic, and political life. It stands at the centre of social and political theorizing, and its study has enriched scholarship...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Political Psychology

    Situations, Individuals, and Cases, 2nd Edition

    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. Political Psychology: Situations...

    Published August 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion Reconsidered

    What Determines Public Opinion?

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    In the Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (1992), John Zaller set out one of the most influential models of opinion formation: he presented the public as a pliable instrument of political elites, who are able to garner support simply by sending "cues" through the mass media telling Republicans or...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Psychology and Politics

    A Social Identity Perspective

    By Alexa Ispas

    What makes us divide the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How can we exert social influence over others? When does a peaceful protest turn into a riot? Why are some politicians heroes one day and villains the next? Where do we find the resources to resist authoritarian regimes? Taking these questions...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Warring with Words

    Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

    Edited by Michael Hanne, William D. Crano, Jeffery Scott Mio

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    Scholars in many of the disciplines surrounding politics explicitly utilize either a narrative perspective or a metaphor perspective (though rarely the two in combination) to analyze issues -- theoretical and practical, domestic and international -- in the broad field of politics. Among the topics...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Arab Revolutions and World Transformations

    Edited by Anna M Agathangelou, Nevzat Soguk

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Stories about institutions and regimes that have failed us are echoing worldwide. This book critically engages the multiple uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) following the self-immolation of Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi in December 2010. It brings together authors who...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Right-Wing Populism and the Media

    Edited by Claire Snyder-Hall, Cynthia Burack

    The United States has intermittently experienced left- and right-wing populist movements that challenge established forms of corrupt political authority and promise to return America to the ideals of its founders and people. For those who might have hoped that the new century would bring an end to...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge