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Citizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies (Paperback)
  • Citizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies (Paperback)

Citizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies (Paperback)

Paperback 360 Pages / Published: 09/07/2013
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In addition to its comprehensive, thematic examination of political values, political activity, voting, and public images of government within a cross-national context, Citizen Politics explores new forms of political activity, such as Internet-based activism and new forms of political consumerism. All chapters have been updated with the latest research and empirical evidence. Further, Dalton includes new discussions of citizen sophistication and its implications for democratic citizenship.

New to this edition:

Coverage of the most recent elections in the U.S., Britain, France, and Germany help readers understand the latest trends in voter behaviourNew discussions of citizen sophistication show readers its implications for democratic citizenshipCoverage of current controversies in public opinion and electoral research encourages critical thinkingExpanded coverage of cross-national research on political representation deepens the research base of the textA new data module from the World Values Survey facilitates student research projectsIn-text learning aids include updated lists of suggested readings in each chapter, as well as an extensive bibliography on the most recent political behavior research

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781452203003
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 440 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 18 mm
Edition: 6th Revised edition

"Dalton's book does an excellent job of making behavioral methods and statistics accessible for undergrads." -- Robert Hinckley
"Dalton's use of descriptive data and figures as well his emphasis on the overall themes of social change, weakening cleavages, and cognitive mobilization make the book an especially effective tool for teaching comparative public opinion and political behavior." -- Matthew Singer
"Citizen Politics does an outstanding job of surveying a vast literature dealing with political behavior." -- Laron K. Williams

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