The Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology

Paperback | August 21, 2013

EditorLeonie Huddy, David O. Sears, Jack S. Levy

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Political psychology applies what is known about human psychology to the study of politics. It examines how, for example, people reach political decisions on topics such as voting, party identification, and political attitudes as well as how leaders mediate political conflicts and make foreignpolicy decisions.The Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology gathers together a distinguished group of scholars from around the world to shed light on such questions as: how does personality affect leadership style? What are the origins of racial prejudice? How does violent communal conflict originate?Focusing first on political psychology at the individual level (attitudes, values, decision-making, ideology, personality) and then moving to the collective (group identity, mass mobilization, political violence), this fully interdisciplinary volume covers models of the mass public and politicalelites and addresses both domestic issues and foreign policy.Now with new material providing an up-to-date account of cutting-edge research within both psychology and political science, this is an essential reference for scholars and students interested in the intersection of the two fields.

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Political psychology applies what is known about human psychology to the study of politics. It examines how, for example, people reach political decisions on topics such as voting, party identification, and political attitudes as well as how leaders mediate political conflicts and make foreignpolicy decisions.The Oxford Handbook of Pol...

Leonie Huddy is Associate Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University. David O. Sears is Professor of Psychology and Political Science and Director of the Institute for Social Science Research, UCLA. Jack S. Levy is Board of Governors' Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1008 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.68 inPublished:August 21, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Leonie Huddy, David O. Sears, and Jack S. Levy: Introduction: Theoretical Foundations of Political PsychologyTheoretical Approaches2. Gian Vittorio Caprara and Michele Vecchione: Personality Approaches to Political Behavior3. David O. Sears and Christia Brown: Childhood and Adult Political Development4. Dennis Chong: Rational Choice Theory and Political Psychology5. David P. Redlawsk and Richard R. Lau: Behavioral Decision Making6. Ted Brader and George E. Marcus: Emotion and Political Psychology7. Jim Sidanius and Robert Kurzban: Towards an Evolutionarily Informed Political Psychology8. Carolyn L. Funk: Genetic Foundations of Political Behavior9. Susan Condor, Cristian Tileag, and Michael Billig: Political RhetoricInternational Relations10. Jack S. Levy: Psychology and Foreign Policy Decision-Making11. Richard K. Herrmann: Perceptions and Image Theory in International Relations12. Janice Gross Stein: Threat Perception in International Relations13. Stephen Benedict Dyson and Paul 'T Hart: Crisis Management14. David G. Winter: Personality Profiles of Political Elites15. Jerrold M. Post: Psychobiography: "The Child is Father of the Man"16. Ronald J. Fisher, Herbert C. Kelman, and Susan Allen Nan: Conflict Analysis and ResolutionMass Political Behavior17. Charles S. Taber and Everett Young: Political Information Processing18. Nicholas A. Valentino and Yioryos Nardis: Political Communication: Form and Consequence of the Information Environment19. Stanley Feldman: Political Ideology20. Tom R. Tyler and Jojanneke van der Toorn: Social Justice21. Robert Huckfeldt, Jeffery J. Mondak, Matthew Hayes, Matthew T. Pietryka, and Jack Reilly: Networks, Interdependence, and Social Influence in Politics22. C. Daniel Myers and Tali Mendelberg: Political DeliberationIntergroup Relations23. Leonie Huddy: From Group Identity to Political Cohesion and Commitment24. Bert Klandermans and Jacquelien van Stekelenburg: Social Movements and the Dynamics of Collective Action25. Donald R. Kinder: Prejudice and Politics26. Eva G.T. Green and Christian Staerkl: Migration and Multiculturalism27. Ananthi Al Ramiah and Miles Hewstone: Discrimination: Conditions, Consequences and 'Cures'28. Daniel Bar-Tal and Eran Halperin: The Psychology of Intractable Conflicts: Eruption, Escalation and Peacemaking