Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 September 2012

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199796564

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Representing Red and Blue

How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

Series in Political Psychology

  • Serves as one of the first attempts to explain the variance in citizens' preferences of political representation styles
  • Links citizens' political "process" preferences to actual democratic governance
  • Greatly expands understanding of the role that religion plays in American politics, showing that religious differences not only shape public opinion, influence elections, and direct policy outcomes, but also affect democratic goverance and health

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