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. 

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

    The Psychology of Political Communicators

    How Politicians, Culture, and the Media Construct and Shape Public Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ofer Feldman, Sonja Zmerli

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
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    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

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

    The Feeling, Thinking Citizen

    Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Lavine, Charles S. Taber

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
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    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics book cover

    The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela L. Bos, Monica C. Schneider

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-02
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    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • The Many Faces of Tolerance: Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland book cover

    The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland, 1st Edition

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
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    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society book cover

    Fox News and American Politics

    How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society, 1st Edition

    By Dan Cassino

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
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    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Emotions in Conflict: Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making book cover

    Emotions in Conflict

    Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making, 1st Edition

    By Eran Halperin

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
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    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology