ISBN-10:
1118833147
ISBN-13:
9781118833148
Pub. Date:
08/08/2016
Publisher:
Wiley
Political Attitudes: Computational and Simulation Modelling / Edition 1

Political Attitudes: Computational and Simulation Modelling / Edition 1

by Camelia Florela Voinea

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ISBN-13: 9781118833148
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/08/2016
Series: Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Camelia Florela Voinea, Department of Political Science, International Relations and Security Studies, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xix

Introduction xxi

PART I SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ATTITUDE MODELLING 1

1 Attitudes: A Brief History of the Concept 3

2 Political Attitudes: Conceptual and Computational Modelling Backgrounds 31

PART II SOCIAL AND POLITICAL INFLUENCE MODELS OF ATTITUDE CHANGE 63

3 Voting Choice Computer Simulation Model 65

4 Community Referendum Model 83

PART III THE ROLE OF PHYSICAL SPACE IN POLITICAL ATTITUDE MODELLING 93

5 Social Impact Theory and Model 95

6 Dynamic Social Impact Theory and Model 107

PART IV POLITICAL ATTITUDE APPROACHES BASED ON SOCIAL INFLUENCE, CULTURE CHANGE AND COLLECTIVE ACTION MODELLING 139

7 Culture Dissemination Model 141

8 Diversity Survival Model 147

9 Collective Action Modelling 159

PART V MULTIDIMENSIONAL SPATIAL MODELS 165

10 The System Dynamics Modelling Paradigm 169

11 Multidimensional Attitude Change Models. Galileo 179

PART VI POLITICAL COGNITION MODELLING 189

12 The JQP Model 197

13 Political Attitude Strength Simulation Modelling 211

PART VII COMPUTATIONAL AND SIMULATION MODELLING OF IDEOLOGY 219

14 Ideological Polarization Model 227

15 Ideological Landscapes Model 237

16 Complex Integrative Models of Political Ideology 241

PART VIII POLITY MODELLING 245

17 Polity Instability Models Featuring Ethnic and Nationalist Insurgence 253

18 Polity Instability Model Featuring Reconstruction after State Failure 263

19 Polity Dynamics Model Featuring the Relationship between Public Issue Emergence and Public Policy Development 269

20 Polity Instability Model Featuring Revolution against Authoritarian Regime 277

PART IX EPILOGUE 285

21 Shaping New Science 287

Author Index 293

Subject Index 299

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