Democracy at risk : how terrorist threats affect the public (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Democracy at risk : how terrorist threats affect the public

Author: Jennifer Lee Merolla; Elizabeth J Zechmeister
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Series: Chicago studies in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that strategies used to respond to terrorism impact the public's attitude toward other individuals, political leadership, and foreign nations, putting the nation at risk.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merolla, Jennifer Lee, 1975-
Democracy at risk.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(OCoLC)778345443
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Lee Merolla; Elizabeth J Zechmeister
ISBN: 9780226520544 0226520544 9780226520551 0226520552
OCLC Number: 317697782
Description: xviii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Coping with the threat of terrorism --
Crisis creation : a methodological tour --
Love thy neighbor? : terror threat and the social fabric --
Holding out for a hero : looking for leadership in times of terror threat --
Enabling charismatic leadership in times of terror threat --
Engage abroad, protect at home.
Series Title: Chicago studies in American politics.
Responsibility: Jennifer L. Merolla and Elizabeth J. Zechmeister.

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How do threats of terrorism affect the opinions of citizens? This book demonstrates how our strategies for coping with terrorist threats significantly influence our attitudes toward fellow citizens,  Read more...

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"This book brings good contemporary social science to the public debate about the role of terror in the modern democracy. In the natural world, we typically see that people who find terrorism Read more...

 
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