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Routledge Studies in Political Psychology


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Advisory Board: Ted Brader, University of Michigan; Eugene Borgida, University of Minnesota; Marc Ross, Bryn Mawr College and Linda Skitka, University of Illinois, Chicago

Political psychology is dedicated to the analysis of the interrelationships between psychological and political processes. The field is interdisciplinary in nature, bidirectional in influence (the psyche influences political orientation and the polity leaves its mark on who we are), and draws on a broad range of disciplinary sources, including cultural anthropology, history, economics, neuroscience, behavioral genetics, sociology, and organizational behavior. From a psychological perspective, politics is not only about "who gets what" in the material sense; it is also about how psychological predispositions, social identities and bounded information processing capacities fundamentally shape and constrain how individuals interact with their government and society at large.

The Routledge Studies in Political Psychology was developed to publish books representing the widest range of theoretical, methodological and epistemological approaches in political psychology. The series is intended to expand awareness of the creative application of psychological theory within the domain of politics and foster deeper appreciation of the psychological roots of political behavior. We are particularly interested in scholarly monographs, but proposals for edited volumes will also be considered. 

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At the Forefront of Political Psychology Essays in Honor of John L. Sullivan

At the Forefront of Political Psychology: Essays in Honor of John L. Sullivan

1st Edition

Edited By Eugene Borgida, Christopher M. Federico, Joanne M. Miller
February 12, 2020

At the Forefront of Political Psychology pays tribute to John L. Sullivan, one of the most influential political psychologists of his generation. Sullivan’s scholarly contributions have deeply shaped our knowledge of belief systems and political tolerance, two flourishing research areas in ...

The Psychology of Political Communicators How Politicians, Culture, and the Media Construct and Shape Public Discourse

The Psychology of Political Communicators: How Politicians, Culture, and the Media Construct and Shape Public Discourse

1st Edition

Edited By Ofer Feldman, Sonja Zmerli
October 01, 2018

In this timely study, Ofer Feldman, Sonja Zmerli, and their team of experts shed light on the multiple ways communication affects political behavior and attitudes. Written for students and scholars alike, The Psychology of Political Communicators uses examples from the US, Europe, Asia, and the ...

The Feeling, Thinking Citizen Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge

The Feeling, Thinking Citizen: Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge

1st Edition

Edited By Howard Lavine, Charles S. Taber
March 19, 2018

This book is an appreciation of the long and illustrious career of Milton Lodge. Having begun his academic life as a Kremlinologist in the 1960s, Milton Lodge radically shifted gears to become one of the most influential scholars of the past half century working at the intersection of psychology ...

The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics

The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics

1st Edition

Edited By Angela L. Bos, Monica C. Schneider
November 02, 2016

The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics is a comprehensive resource for students, researchers, and practitioners interested in women and politics. Highly original and drawing from the best available research in psychology and political science, this book is designed to summarize and ...

The Many Faces of Tolerance Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

The Many Faces of Tolerance: Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

1st Edition

By Ewa A. Golebiowska
August 03, 2016

This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book ...

Fox News and American Politics How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society

Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society

1st Edition

By Dan Cassino
April 20, 2016

In recent years, scholars have argued that the ability of people to choose which channel they want to watch means that television news is just preaching to the choir, and doesn’t change any minds. However, this book shows that the media still has an enormous direct impact on American society and ...

Emotions in Conflict Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making

Emotions in Conflict: Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making

1st Edition

By Eran Halperin
December 22, 2015

Social and political psychologists have attempted to reveal the reasons why individuals and societies that acknowledge that peace would improve their personal and collective well-being, and are aware of the required actions needed to promote it, are simply incapable of making this step forward...

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