By Tianjian Shi

Tianjian Shi indicates how cultural norms impact political attitudes and behaviour via causal pathways, one on the person point and one on the group point. targeting key norms - definition of self-interest and orientation to authority - he exams the speculation with a number of surveys carried out in mainland China and Taiwan. Shi employs multi-level statistical research to teach how, in those very assorted political structures, comparable norms exert comparable sorts of impact on political belief, realizing of democracy, varieties of political participation, and tolerance for protest. The technique is helping to give an explanation for the resilience of authoritarian politics in China and the dissatisfaction of many Taiwan citizens with democratic associations. Aiming to put the examine of political tradition on a brand new theoretical and methodological starting place, Shi argues actually comparative social technological know-how needs to know how culturally embedded norms effect determination making.

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