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

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

by Russell J Dalton
     
 

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Now, more than ever, people drive the democratic process. What people think of their government and its leaders, how (or whether) they vote, and what they do or say about a host of political issues greatly affect the further strengthening or erosion of democracy and democratic ideals. This fully updated new sixth edition ofCitizen Politics: Public Opinion and

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Now, more than ever, people drive the democratic process. What people think of their government and its leaders, how (or whether) they vote, and what they do or say about a host of political issues greatly affect the further strengthening or erosion of democracy and democratic ideals. This fully updated new sixth edition ofCitizen Politics: Public Opinion and Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, by Russell J. Dalton, continues to offer the only truly comparative study of political attitudes and behavior in the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany.In addition to its comprehensive, thematic examination of political values, political activity, voting, and public images of government within a cross-national context,Citizen Politicsexplores 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452203003
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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