Political Tolerance and American Democracy

Political Tolerance and American Democracy

by John L. Sullivan, James Piereson, George E. Marcus
     
 

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This path-breaking book reconceptualizes our understanding of political tolerance as well as of its foundations. Previous studies, the authors contend, overemphasized the role of education in explaining the presence of tolerance, while giving insufficient weight to personality and ideological factors.  See more details below

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This path-breaking book reconceptualizes our understanding of political tolerance as well as of its foundations. Previous studies, the authors contend, overemphasized the role of education in explaining the presence of tolerance, while giving insufficient weight to personality and ideological factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226779928
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
1
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


George E. Marcus is professor of and chair of the Department of Anthropology at Rice University.

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