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Compliance Ideologies Rethinking Political Culture

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ISBN-10: 0521415810

ISBN-13: 9780521415811

Edition: 1992

Authors: Richard W. Wilson

List price: $113.00
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Description:

Drawing on a broad range of literature in the social sciences, this book deals with one of the most elusive subjects in the study of politics and society: the role of culture. Wilson first develops a definition of political culture and a theoretical argument about how political cultures are formed and how they evolve. He emphasizes the roles of social knowledge and technological development as engines of cultural change and the dialectic between individual reasoning and social norms in the shaping of political values. Stressing the need to understand the interaction of individual and societal factors, he develops the concept of compliance ideologies, which he argues are the mechanisms…    
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/29/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 236
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Compliance Ideologies
Political culture as ideology
Theoretical Issues
Psychological limits
Phases of development
Contractual and positional compliance
Compliance In Changing Societies
The end of harmony
Equality and the technobility
Change In Compliance Ideologies
Equality and conflict
Utopian visions
Selected bibliography
Index