The Civic Culture: Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations

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SAGE, 1989 - Education - 379 pages
The intellectual history of the Civic Culture concept / Gabriel A. Almond -- The structure of inference / Arend Lijphart -- The Civic Culture : a philosophic critique / Carole Pateman -- The Civic Culture from a Marxist-sociological perspective / Jerzy J. Wiatr -- Political culture in Great Britain : The decline of The Civic Culture / Dennis Kavanagh -- The United States : political culture under stress / Alan I. Abramowitz -- Changing German political culture : continuity and change / Giacomo Sani -- Political culture in Mexico : continuities and revisionist interpretations / Ann L. Craig and Wayne A. Cornelius -- On revisiting The Civic Culture : a personal postcript / Sidney Verba
 

Contents

Chapter I
1
The civic culture Types of political culture
41
The impact of government Awareness of politics
57
Feelings Toward Government and Politics
63
national pride Output affect
78
Chapter V
117
Chapter VI
136
Chapter VII
168
Civic cooperation and freedom to communicate
221
Civic cooperation and social values Civic coop
232
Conclusion
239
The distribution of voluntary association mem
246
bership Organizational membership and political
252
Chapter XI
266
Profiles of Nations and Groups
307
Chapter XIII
337

Competence Participation and Political
186
Competence and democratic values The self
206
Leisure time and sociability Valuing outgoing
215

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