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Published: 05 September 2013

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199969807

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Competing Motives in the Partisan Mind

How Loyalty and Responsiveness Shape Party Identification and Democracy

Eric Groenendyk

Series in Political Psychology

  • Engages longstanding academic debates while appealing to a broad audience.
  • Simultaneously examines the role of motivated reasoning in politics and the nature and stability of party identification.
  • Each empirical chapter tests a particular hypothesis, and each hypothesis builds on the last.
  • Incorporates the arguments of rational choice theorists into a work of political psychology.

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