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By Laurel Elder,Steven Greene

ISBN-10: 1438443943

ISBN-13: 9781438443942

ISBN-10: 1438443951

ISBN-13: 9781438443959

Traces the emerging emphasis on parenthood in modern American politics.

Certain occasions in one’s lifestyles, corresponding to marriage, becoming a member of the group, and ageing, can develop into vital determinants of political attitudes and balloting selection. each one of those occasions has been the topic of substantial examine, yet in The Politics of Parenthood, Laurel Elder and Steven Greene examine the political influence of 1 of life’s such a lot not easy grownup experiences—having and elevating young children. utilizing a finished array of either quantitative and qualitative analyses, Elder and Greene systematically display for the 1st time how the very own act of elevating a relatives is additionally a politically defining event, person who shapes the political attitudes of american citizens on a number vital coverage concerns. They rfile how political events, presidential applicants, and the inside track media have politicized parenthood and the family members over not only one election 12 months, however the final a number of a long time. They finish that the way in which the subjects of parenthood and the relatives have advanced as partisan matters on the mass and elite degrees has been pushed by way of, and displays primary shifts in, American society and the constitution of the yankee family.

“Elder and Greene’s paintings does a lot to enhance our figuring out of political socialization and ventures to new territory in emphasizing the function of parenthood, whereas earlier reviews have involved in different lifestyles occasions, like marriage … The authors make a really useful contribution.” — Politics and Gender

“…the ebook is an efficient learn for FCS [family and buyer sciences] pros … curiously, the authors hired a combination procedure technique, which … speaks volumes as to the ability of this method in assessing either attitudes and behaviors.” — Journal of kinfolk & purchaser Sciences

“…the very important findings on gender distinction, parenting, and politics make this a major resource.” — CHOICE

“…The Politics of Parenthood deals perception into how parenthood adjustments one’s political views and the way parenthood has develop into politicized in our glossy world.” — San Francisco publication Review

Laurel Elder is affiliate Professor of Political technological know-how at Hartwick College.

Steven Greene is affiliate Professor of Political technology at North Carolina kingdom University.

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