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One who favors more limited and local government, less government regulation of markets, and more social conformity to traditional norms and values
People who say that they have been "born again" and who see certain moral questions as political issues
One who favors more government regulation of business and support for social welfare but less regulation of private social conduct
Americans who have moved out of poverty but are not yet affluent and who cherish middle-class values
Middle-income people who live in cities, skip church, and have mostly liberal political views
A standard of right or proper conduct that helps determine the range of acceptable social behavior and policy options
A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who ought to rule, what principles rulers should obey, and what policies they ought to pursue
A sample selected in such a way that any member of the population being surveyed has an equal chance of being interviewed
The moral teachings of religious institutions on religious, social, and economic issues
A phrase used to describe people, whatever their economic status, who uphold traditional values, especially against the counterculture of the 1960s
A measure of one's social standing obtained by combining such factors as education, income, and occupation
traditional middle class
Middle-income people who usually live in suburbs, attend church, favor business, and have mostly conservative political views
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