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Part of the "Great Questions in Politics" series,Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America combines polling data with a compelling narrative to debunk commonly-believed myths about American politicsparticularly the claim that Americans are deeply divided in their fundamental political views.This second edition ofCulture War?features a new chapter that demonstrates how the elections of 2004 reinforce the bookrs"s argument that Americans are no more divided now than they were in the past. In addition, the text has been updated throughout to reflect data from the 2004 elections.
Table of Contents
|Preface to Second Edition||ix|
|Preface to First Edition||xiii|
|CHAPTER 1 Culture War?||1||(10)|
|CHAPTER 2 If America Is Not Polarized, Why Do So Many Americans Think It Is?||11||(22)|
|CHAPTER 3 A 50:50 Nation? Red and Blue State People are Not That Different||33||(24)|
|CHAPTER 4 A 50:50 Nation? Beyond the Red and Blue States||57||(22)|
|CHAPTER 5 A Closer Look at Abortion||79||(30)|
|CHAPTER 6 A Closer Look at Homosexuality||109||(18)|
|CHAPTER 7 Have Electoral Cleavages Shifted?||127||(18)|
|CHAPTER 8 The 2004 Election and Beyond||145||(20)|
|CHAPTER 9 Reconciling Micro and Macro||165||(22)|
|CHAPTER 10 How Did It Come to This and Where Do We Go from Here?||187||(42)|