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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 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. 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 August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Sex

    Public Opinion, Parties, and Presidential Elections

    By Susan B. Hansen

    The American cultural landscape has shifted considerably since the 1990s. As church attendance has declined, seculars have increased in number and in political involvement. The economy was supposed to be the most important issue in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but social issues such as gay rights...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Religiously Oriented Parties and Democratization

    Edited by Luca Ozzano, Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    To the surprise of both academics and policy-makers, religion has not been relegated entirely to the private sphere; quite the contrary. Over the last few decades, religion has begun to play a significant role in public affairs and, in many cases, directly in political systems. This edited volume...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Compromising on Justice

    Edited by Fabian Wendt

    When we compromise on justice, we accept or acquiesce to an arrangement that we judge to be unjust, or at least not fully just. Such arrangements are often described as constituting a ‘modus vivendi’. What reasons could we have to accept a modus vivendi, thereby compromising on justice? Given the...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge