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Contents List of Tables vii Preface ix Chapter 1 Introduction 1 Political Trust and Democracy 3 Types of Political Systems 6 Formation of Hypotheses 9 Conclusion 19 Chapter 2 Neoliberalism, Policy Performance, and Economic Outcomes 23 Rise of Neoliberalism 24 Economic Outcomes 39 Impact of Economic Conditions 53 Conclusion 57 Chapter 3 Political Participation and Social Capital 62 Theory of Social Capital 65 Origins of Participation 67 Impact of Participation on Institutional Confidence 71 Impact of Participation on Support for Democracy 76 Conclusion 84 Chapter 4 Cultural Concepts of Justice 94 Philosophical Views toward Justice 95 The Cultural Values 100 Impact of Cultural Values 105 Conclusion 109 Chapter 5 Attitudes of the Democratic Citizen 119 Attitudes, Trust, and Democracy 122 Attitudes toward Personal Life 124 Attitudes toward Political Life 127 Impact of Attitudes toward Personal and Political Life 135 Conclusion 146 Chapter 6 Dilemmas of Modern Democracies 150 Theoretical Dilemmas 157 Ethical Dilemmas 163 Policy Dilemmas 165 Conclusion 168 Appendix A: Measurement of Attitudes 172 Appendix B: Samples 177 References 179 Index 225
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Political culture -- Public opinion.
Political culture -- Cross-cultural studies.
Public institutions -- Public opinion.
Public institutions -- Cross-cultural studies.
Democracy -- Public opinion.
Democracy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social justice -- Public opinion.
Social justice -- Cross-cultural studies.