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The social citizen : peer networks and political behavior

Author: Betsy Sinclair
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
Series: Chicago studies in American politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We are not just social animals, but social citizens whose political choices are significantly shaped by peer influence. Drawing upon data from settings as diverse as South Los Angeles and Chicago's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betsy Sinclair
ISBN: 9780226922812 0226922812 9780226922829 0226922820
OCLC Number: 801355948
Description: xvi, 193 s. : illustrations
Contents: Social pressure and participatory democracy --
Voting together: do the neighbors know we voted? --
Social campaign giving: could you please take out your checkbook? --
Candidate choice: what makes a Democrat vote like a Republican? --
Peer-pressured party identification: the elephant in the room --
Conclusion: social pressure and the democratic experiment
Series Title: Chicago studies in American politics
Responsibility: Betsy Sinclair

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