Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Oxford University Press
This stimulating book brings together a distinguished group of international scholars who develop a global analysis of issues that look at trends in established and newer democracies as we approach the end of the twentieth century. It also presents the first results of the 1995-7 World Values Study as well as drawing on an extensive range of comparative empirical evidence.
About the Author
Pippa Norris is Associate Professor of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy and Lecturer at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Joseph Nye, Jr.
1. Introduction: The Growth of Critical Citizens, Pippa Norris
SECTION ONE: Cross-National Trends in Confidence in Governance
2. Mapping Political Support in the 1990s: A Global Analysis, Hans-Dieter Klingemann
3. Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies, Russell J. Dalton
4. Five Years after the Fall: Trajectories of Support for Democracy in Post-Communist Europe, William Mishler and Richard Rose
SECTION TWO: Testing Theories with Case-Studies
5. Down and Down We Go: Political Trust in Sweden, Soren Holmberg
6. The Democratic Culture of Unified Germany, Dieter Fuchs
7. Tensions Between the Democratic Ideal and Reality: South Korea, Richard Rose, Doh C. Shin, and Neil Munro
SECTION THREE: Explanations of Trends
8. Social and Political Trust in Establishes Democracies, Kenneth Newton
9. The Economic Performance of Governments, Ian McAllister
10. Political performance and Institutional Trust, Arthur Miller and Ola Listhaug
11. Institutional Explanations of Political Support, Pippa Norris
12. Postmodernization, Authority, and Democracy, Ronald Inglehart
13. Conclusions: The Growth of Critical Citizens and its Consequences, Pippa Norris