Table of contents for Citizen politics : public opinion and political parties in advanced industrial democracies / Russell J. Dalton.

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Contents
Tables and Figures
Preface
1. Introduction
	The Comparative Study of Public Opinion
	The Choice of Nations
	A New Style of Citizen Politics
Part One: Politics and the Public
2. The Nature of Mass Beliefs
	The Supercitizen
	The Unsophisticated Citizen
	Elitist Theory of Democracy
	Political Sophistication Reconsidered
	Politics and the Public
	Suggested Readings
3. Political Participation
	The Modes of Participation
	Who Participates?
	Changing Publics and Political Participation
	Suggested Readings
4. Protest Politics
	Measuring Protest
	Who Protests?
	Participation and Contemporary Democracies
	Suggested Readings
Part Two: Political Orientations 
5. Values in Change
	The Nature of Value Change
	The Distribution of Values 
	Modeling the Process of Value Change 
	The Consequences of Value Change 
	Value Change and Value Stability
	Suggested Readings
6. Issues and Ideological Orientations
	Domestic Policy Opinions
	Foreign Policy Opinions
	Left/Right Orientations
	Public Opinion and Political Change
	Suggested Readings
Part Three: The Electoral Connection
7. Elections and Political Parties
	An Overview of Four Party Systems 
	The History of Party Systems 
	The Structure of Political Alignments 
	Contemporary Party Systems
	Suggested Readings
8. The Social Bases of Party Support
	The Social Group Model of Voting 
	Social Class and the Vote 
	Religion and the Vote 
	Other Social Group Differences 
	New Politics and the Vote 
	The Transformation of Social Cleavages
	Suggested Readings
9. Partisanship and Electoral Behavior
	A Sociopsychological Model of Voting 
	Partisan Attitudes
	The Impact of Partisanship
	Partisan Dealignment
	The Consequences of Dealignment
	The Causes of Dealignment
	Politics in a Dealigned Era
	Suggested Readings
10. Attitudes and Electoral Behavior
	Principles of Issue Voting
	Position Issues and the Vote
	Performance Issues and the Vote
	Candidate Images and the Vote
	The End of the Causal Funnel
	Citizen Politics and Voting Behavior
	Suggested Readings
11. Political Representation
	Collective Correspondence
	Dyadic Correspondence
	The Party Government Model
	Patterns of Political Representation
	Suggested Readings
Part Four: Democracy and the Future
12. Citizens and the Democratic Process
	The Meaning of Political Support
	Declining Confidence in Authorities
	Orientations toward the Regime
	Regime Norms: Support for a Democratic Regime
	Community Support
	Dissatisfied Democrats
	Suggested Readings
Appendix A. Major Data Sources
Appendix B. 19992001 World Values Survey and European Values Survey Codebook
References
Index
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Political parties.
Political participation.
Democracy.
Public opinion.
Comparative government.