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Gender Stereotypes and the Perception of Male and Female Candidates
We investigate the origins of voters' expectations of greater female competency on "compassion" issues, such as dealing with poverty or the aged, and greater male competency on military and defenseExpand
The Consequences of Gender Stereotypes for Women Candidates at Different Levels and Types of Office
Despite the recent electoral success of female candiates in local, state, and national elections, we find that voters' gender stereotypes have potentially negative implications for women candidates,Expand
Threat, Anxiety, and Support of Antiterrorism Policies
The perception of threat and the experience of anxiety are distinct but related public reactions to terrorism. Anxiety increases risk aversion, potentially undercutting support for dangerous militaryExpand
From Social to Political Identity: A Critical Examination of Social Identity Theory
Interest in the concept of identity has grown exponentially within both the humanities and social sciences, but the discussion of identity has had less impact than might be expected on theExpand
American Patriotism, National Identity, and Political Involvement
Researchers disagree over the definition, measurement, and expected political consequences of American patriotism, a situation that is fueled by the absence of a strong theoretical researchExpand
The consequences of terrorism: disentangling the effects of personal and national threat
The events of 11 September 2001 have led to a higher perceived risk of terrorism in the United States. A better understanding of the political consequences of 9/11 requires a more complete accountingExpand
Expressive Partisanship: Campaign Involvement, Political Emotion, and Partisan Identity
Party identification is central to the study of American political behavior, yet there remains disagreement over whether it is largely instrumental or expressive in nature. We draw on social identityExpand
Racial Resentment and White Opposition to Race‐Conscious Programs: Principles or Prejudice?
White racial resentment is associated with opposition to a broad range of racial policies but it is unclear whether it derives from racial prejudice or stems from ideological principles. To resolveExpand
The Oxford handbook of political psychology
1. The Psychologies Underlying Political Psychology THEORETICAL APPROACHES 2. Models of Decision-Making 3. Childhood and Adult Political Development 4. Personality and Political Behavior 5.Expand
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