Personality in politics.

by David Thomson

Publisher: Nelson

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The author of this book, an acknowledged authority in the field, attempts to lay out conceptual and methodological standards for carrying out personality-and-politics inquiries―ranging from psychological case studies of single actors, through multi-case analyses of types of political actors, to aggregative analyses of the impact of individuals and Personality in politics.

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Fred Greenstein, an acknowledged authority in this field, lays out conceptual and methodological standards for carrying out personality-and politics inquiries, ranging from psychological case studies of single actors, through multi-case analyses of types of political actors, to aggregative analyses of the impact of individuals and types of individuals on political systems and processes.

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As the above quote suggests, our political views are less determined by our social environment than we might think. Fred Greenstein, an acknowledged authority in this field, lays out conceptual and methodological standards for carrying out personality-and politics inquiries, ranging from psychological case studies of single actors, through multi-case analyses of types of political actors, to aggregative analyses of the impact of individuals and types of individuals on political systems and by: Books shelved as political-psychology: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt, Our Political Nature.

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Personality and democratic politics. [Paul M Sniderman] -- Draws on research in social psychology, political science and other disciplines to explore connections between personality, political beliefs, and political leadership.