What is Political Psychology
By: Morton Deutsch
Published: circa 1985
Uploaded: 09/02/2008
Uploaded by: Pocket Master
Pockets: Gottesman Libraries Archive, Morton Deutsch Collection, Teachers College Faculty
Tags: Charles Merriam, groupthink, International Society of Polit, MAUT, Political Psychology, Self-esteem, voting behavior

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Description/Abstract: In this article Morton Deutsch outlines the relationships among the different components of Smith (1968) functional map of political attitudes in their personal and social context. He then explores voting behavior, goes on to delineating strategies for combating the phenomenon of groupthink and explains how the government can foster high self-esteem in citizens.