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Author Ascher, William.

Title Revitalizing political psychology : the legacy of Harold D. Lasswell / William Ascher, Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 197 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Displacement Hypothesis; Chapter 3 Symbols, Personality, and Appeals: Lasswell's Contribution to the Political Psychology of Propaganda; Chapter 4 Democratic Character; Chapter 5 Political Psychology and the Risks of Leadership; Chapter 6 Political Climate, Mood, and Crisis; Chapter 7 Integrating Lasswell's Contributions: Brief Applications; Chapter 8 Conclusion: The Role of the Political Psychiatrist; Endnotes; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary The dominance of cognitive theories applied to political psychology has diminished the roles of affect, psychological needs, and the psychodynamic mechanisms that are crucial for understanding political behavior. The goal here is to recapture these dimensions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-185) and indexes
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Subject Lasswell, Harold D. (Harold Dwight), 1902-1978.
Political psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Hirschfelder-Ascher, Barbara.
LC no. 2004046928
ISBN 0805852069
1317433955 (electronic bk.)
1410611760 (electronic bk.)
9781317433958 (electronic bk.)
9781410611765 (electronic bk.)
(h. ; alk. paper)