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Poli 324 Final Half
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Delli Carpini, Michael X., and Scott Keeter. 1996. What Americans Know about Politics and Why It Matters. Ch. 2.
W8 - Session 14
People aren't smart about political stuff, lack basic knowledge
Don't need all that much info to act politically though
1. Civic Ability and Skill
Prior, Markus. 2014. "Visual Political Knowledge: A Different Road to Competence?"
W8 - S14
Dual Coding Theory: use both images and verbal info to teach politics
2 studies, find not much difference, maybe slight improvement with visual aid/visual alone
· Miller, Joanne M., Kyle L. Saunders, and Christina E. Farhart. 2016. "Conspiracy Endorsement as Motivated Reasoning: The Moderating Roles of Political Knowledge and Trust."
W8 - S14
- Endorsing conspiracy theories serves certain psychological needs
- At low political knowledge, conservatives and liberals believe in conspiracy theories (CT) at about the same rate
- Conservatives, in general, are more susceptible to CT
- Whenever one group is losing, they subscribe to CT more.
· Lupia, Arthur. 1994. "Shortcuts versus Encyclopedias: Information and Voting Behavior in California Insurance Reform Elections."
W8 - S15
Can uninformed voters take shortcuts?
California insurance reform elections
Not much info is needed for voters to make the same decision
· Lupia, Arthur, and Mathew D. McCubbins. 2000. "The Institutional Foundations of Political Competence: How Citizens Learn What They Need to Know."
W8 - S15
Is a well-informed citizenry necessary for democracy to function well?
- People can compensate for their limited information about politics by taking advantage of judgmental heuristics
- Heuristics = judgmental shortcuts, efficient ways to organize and simplify political choices
· Lau, Richard R., and David P. Redlawsk. 2001. "Advantages and Disadvantages of Cognitive Heuristics in Political Decision Making."
· Achen, Chris, and Larry M. Bartels. 2016. Democracy for Realists. Chapter 5.
· Redlawsk, David P. 2002. "Hot Cognition or Cool Consideration? Testing the Effects of Motivated Reasoning on Political Decision Making."
· Lodge, Milton, and Charles S. Taber. 2013. The Rationalizing Voter. Chapter 1. This chapter offers an overview of their theory.
· Taber, Charles S., and Milton Lodge. 2006. "Motivated Skepticism in the Evaluation of Political Beliefs.''
· Settle, Jaime E. 2018. Frenemies: How Social Media Polarizes America. Press. Chapters 4, 8.
· Mutz, Diana C., and Byron Reeves. 2005. "The New Videomalaise: Effects of Televised Incivility on Political Trust."
· Druckman, James N., S.R. Gubitz, Matthew S. Levendusky, and Ashley M. Lloyd. 2019. "How Incivility on Partisan Media (De)Polarizes the Electorate."
· Feldman, Stanley. 1988. "Structure and Consistency in Public Opinion: The Role of Core Beliefs and Values."
· Graham, Jesse, Jonathan Haidt, and Brian A. Nosek. 2009. "Liberals and Conservatives Rely on Different Sets of Moral Foundations."
· Marcus, George E. and Michael B. MacKuen. 1993. "Anxiety, Enthusiasm and the Vote: The Emotional Underpinnings of Learning and Involvement during Presidential Campaigns."
· Gadarian, Shana Kushner, and Bethany Albertson. 2014. "Anxiety, Immigration, and the Search for Information."
· Allamong, Maxwell B., and David A.M. Peterson. 2021. "Screw Those Guys: Polarization, Empathy, and Attitudes about Out-Partisans."
· Sirin, Cigdem V., Nicholas A. Ventino, and Jose D. Villalobos. 2021. Seeing Us in Them: Social Divisions and the Politics of Group Empathy. Chapter 5, "Group Empathy and Homeland Security."
· Cramer, Katherine J. The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker. Chapter 7, "Reactions to the Ruckus."
· White, Ismail. 2007. "When Race Matters and When it Doesn't: Racial Group Differences in Response to Racial Cues."
· Valentino, Nicholas, Vincent Hutchings, and Ismail White. 2002. "Cues that Matter: How Political Ads Prime Racial Attitudes During Campaigns."
· Enos, Ryan D. 2014. "Causal Effect of Intergroup Contact on Exclusionary Attitudes."
· Kalla, Joshua L., and David E. Broockman. 2020. "Reducing Exclusionary Attitudes through Interpersonal Conversation: Evidence from Three Field Experiments."
· Greenwald, Anthony G., Debbie E. McGhee, and Joshua L. K. Schwartz. 1998. "Measuring Individual Differences in Implicit Cognition: The Implicit Association Test."
· Albertson, Bethany L. 2011. "Religious Appeals and Implicit Attitudes."
· Asch, Solomon E. 1955. "Opinions and Social Pressure."
· Milgram, Stanley. 1963. "Behavioral Study of Obedience."
The shocky experiment
· Burger, Jerry M. 2009. "Replicating Milgram: Would People Still Obey Today?''
· Gerber, Alan S., and Donald P. Green, and Christopher W. Larimer. 2008. "Social Pressure and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment."
· Klar, Samara, and Yanna Krupnikov. 2016. Independent Politics: How American Disdain for Political Parties Leads to Political Inaction. New York: Cambridge University Press, Chapter 5.
· Sinclair, Betsy. 2012. Chapter 4, "Candidate Choice: What Makes a Democrat Vote Like a Republican?"
· Mutz, Diana C. 2006. Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative versus Participatory Democracy. Chs. 1-5.
- "Religion and politics should never be discussed in mixed company"
- We mostly talk with who we agree with
**Exposure to cross-cutting networks will promote:
1. Greater awareness of rationales for one's own viewpoints
2. Greater awareness of rationales for oppositional viewpoints
3. Personal relationships with those who hold different political views
Cross-cutting networks also lower democratic participation
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