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The Civic Culture

The Civic Culture
Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations

Edited by:
  • Gabriel A. Almond - Sociology, Stanford University, USA
  • Sidney Verba - Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Other Titles in:
Comparative Politics

June 1989 | 392 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This classic text is a comparative political study, based on extensive survey data that defined and analysed the Greek concept of civic virtuelture: the political and social attitudes that are crucial to the success of modern democracy in Western nations. Cited extensively, the book was origionall published in 1963.
An Approach to Political Culture
Patterns of Political Cognition
Feelings Toward Government and Politics
Patterns of Partnership
The Obligation to Participate
The Sense of Civic Competence
Citizen Competence and Subject Competence
Competence, Participation, and Political Allegiance
Social Relations and Civic Cooperation
Organizational Membership and Civic Competence
Political Socialization and Civic Competence
Profiles of Nations and Groups
The Civic Culture and Democratic Stability

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ISBN: 9780803935587