In time of war : understanding American public opinion from World War II to Iraq (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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In time of war : understanding American public opinion from World War II to Iraq

Author: Adam J Berinsky
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : The University of Chicago Press, ©2009.
Series: Chicago studies in American politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From World War II to the war in Iraq, periods of international conflict seem like unique moments in US political history - but when it comes to public opinion, they are not. This title explores  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam J Berinsky
ISBN: 9780226043586 9780226043593 0226043584 0226043592
OCLC Number: 769476056
Description: 336 p. : il., gráf., tablas ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: America at war --
Historical perspective --
Public opinion and war: a historical perspective --
The myths and meaning of public opinion and World War II --
The structure of support for war --
The calculation of costs: an innocent public --
Partisan structure of war support: events, elites, and the public --
Ethnic groups: attachments, enmities, and support for war --
Public opinion and war: back to the water's edge --
Civil liberties and war --
Elections during wartime --
Conclusions --
Appendix A: description of data and weighting --
Appendix B: Iraq war casualty survey analysis --
Appendix C: congressional record content analysis --
Appendix D: statistical significance of ethnic variables --
Appendix E: relationship between support for war and support for restricting civil liberties --
Appendix F: NES analysis of retrospective war support.
Series Title: Chicago studies in American politics
Responsibility: Adam J. Berinsky.

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"With this important and intellectually stimulating book, Adam Berinsky becomes one of the pioneers in bridging the gap between the study of international relations and the study of domestic Read more...

 
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