Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Affect Effect
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

George E. Marcus, W. Russell Neuman, and Michael MacKuen

Abstract

Passion and emotion run deep in politics, but researchers have only recently begun to study how they influence our political thinking. Contending that the long-standing neglect of such feelings has left unfortunate gaps in the understanding of political behavior, this book provides a comprehensive overview of current research on emotion in politics and where it is likely to lead. In sixteen chapters, thirty scholars approach this topic from an array of angles that address four major themes. The first section outlines the philosophical and neuroscientific foundations of emotion in politics, whi ... More

Keywords: passion, emotion, politics, political thinking, political behavior, modeling, research, researchers, political activity, individuals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780226574417
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George E. Marcus, editor

W. Russell Neuman, editor

Michael MacKuen, editor

Show Summary Details

subscribe or login to access all content.

Contents

View:

Front Matter

Chapter One Theorizing Affect's Effects

W. Russell Neuman, George E. Marcus, Ann N. Crigler, and Michael Mackuen

Chapter Six The Third Way: The Theory of Affective Intelligence and American Democracy

MICHAEL MACKUEN, GEORGE E. MARCUS, W. RUSSELL NEUMAN, AND LUKE KEELE

Chapter Nine On the Distinct Political Effects of Anxiety and Anger

LEONIE HUDDY, STANLEY FELDMAN, and ERIN CASSESE

Chapter Ten Don't Give Up Hope: Emotions, Candidate Appraisals, and Votes

MARION R. JUST, ANN N. CRIGLER, AND TODD L. BELT