The American Voter

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University of Chicago Press, Sep 15, 1980 - Political Science - 573 pages
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Here is the unabridged version of the classic theoretical study of voting behavior, originally published in 1960. It is a standard reference in the field of electoral research, presenting formulations of the theoretical issues that have been the focus of scholarly publication. No single study matches the study of The American Voter.
  

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The definitive work on voting behavior. Though it's an academic study of the Eisenhower elections, it's both easy to read and is still relevant today. Read full review

Contents

Theoretical Orientation
18
O POLITICAL ATTITUDES AND THE VOTE
39
O THE POLITICAL CONTEXT
117
The Development of Party Identification
146
Public Policy and Political Preference
168
Attitude Structure and the Problem of Ideology
188
The Formation of Issue Concepts and Partisan Change
216
Election Laws and Political Environment
266
The Role of Social Class 333
353
Economic Antecedents of Political Behavior
381
Agrarian Political Behavior
402
Population Movement
441
The Electoral Effects of Other Social Characteristics
473
Personality Factors in Voting Behavior
499
O THE ELECTORAL DECISION AND THE POLITICAL SYSTEM 221
521
Electoral Behavior and American Politics
539

O THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXT
291
Membership in Social Groupings
295

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Angus Campbell is a Chef-Instructor in the Hospitality Education Department of Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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