Political Behavior and the Emotional Citizen : Participation and Reaction in Turkey.

By: Erisen, CengizMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPalgrave Studies in Political Psychology Ser: Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (243 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137587053Subject(s): Political participation-Turkey | Political psychology-Turkey | Turkey-Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Political Behavior and the Emotional Citizen : Participation and Reaction in TurkeyDDC classification: 320.019 LOC classification: JA1-92Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1 Point of Departure -- 1.1 Comparative Understanding of Policymaking and the Public -- 1.2 The Case in Point: Turkey -- 2 Plan of the Book -- Bibliography -- Chapter 2: Behavioral Underpinnings of Turkish Society -- 1 Historical Background of Behavioral Indicators in Turkish Politics -- 1.1 Fault Lines Inherited from the Ottoman Empire -- 1.2 Early Republican-Era Politics and the Continuous Military Interventions -- 1.3 Politics in Contemporary Turkey -- 1.4 Failed Coup and the Aftermath -- 2 Contemporary Literature on Elections and the Electorate -- 2.1 Political Behavior Literature in Turkey -- 2.2 Behavioral Approaches to the Turkish Electorate -- 2.3 Strands of the Literature with Emphasis on Electoral Behavior -- 2.4 Methods Used in Political Behavior Research -- 3 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 3: Theory of Emotions -- 1 General Framework on Emotions -- 1.1 Theoretical Precursors of Why Emotions Matter for Understanding Human Behavior -- 1.2 Current Approaches in Conceptualizing Emotions -- 1.3 Distinguishing Among the Emotions -- 1.4 An Overview of the Literature on Emotions with an Emphasis on Fear and Anger -- 2 Methods in Manipulating and Measuring Emotions -- 2.1 Causality in Experimental Method -- 2.2 Manipulating Emotions -- 2.3 Measuring Emotions -- 3 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4: Emotions, Leadership Assessment, and Vote Choice -- 1 General Standing of the Country and the Most Important Problem -- 2 Track of the Country and Emotional Reactions on Major Issues -- 3 Feeling Thermometers on Political Leaders, Parties, and Party Supporters -- 4 Charisma and Leadership Traits -- 5 Emotions Regarding Leaders -- 6 Determinants of Emotional Reactions to Leaders.
7 Predicting Political Preferences: Policy Support and Issue Positions -- 7.1 Emotions and Policy Support -- 7.2 Emotions and Issue Positions -- 8 Predicting Vote Choice -- 9 Conclusion -- Appendix: Survey Methodology -- Fieldwork -- Sample Size and Distribution -- Sample Design -- Selection of Respondents -- Data Collection -- Response Rate -- Bibliography -- Chapter 5: Emotions and Political Intolerance -- 1 Theoretical Background on Tolerance -- 2 Sources of Intolerance -- 2.1 Perceived Threat -- 2.2 Intergroup Conflict and Prejudice -- 2.3 Elite Rhetoric -- 2.4 Disconnected Social Networks -- 2.5 Demographic Factors -- 3 Measuring Tolerance -- 4 The Role of Emotions in Tolerance -- 5 Data and the Model -- 6 Foundations of Intolerance in Turkey -- 6.1 The Least-Liked Groups in Turkey: Descriptive Findings -- 7 Structural Indicators of Intolerance -- 7.1 The Empirical Model -- 7.2 Disassociating the Effect of Emotions on Intolerance -- Anxiety and Tolerance -- Anger and Tolerance -- Enthusiasm and Tolerance -- 8 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 6: Emotions and Participation in Social Movements -- 1 The Model of Participating in Social Movements -- 2 Theory of Emotions in Social Mobilization -- 3 Hypotheses -- 4 Methods and Data -- 5 Results: Differentiating Anger, Fear, and Enthusiasm -- 5.1 Experimental Treatment Effects -- 5.2 Effects on the Likelihood of Social Movement Participation -- 5.3 Effectiveness of Social Movements -- 5.4 Attitudes and Evaluations Concerning the Gezi Park Demonstrations -- 5.5 Evaluations of Premiership Performance -- 6 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 7: Emotions, Threat Perception, and Political Participation -- 1 The Context: The Syrian Crisis and the ISIS Threat in Turkey -- 2 Emotions, Threat Perception, and Political Interest -- 2.1 Efficacy as a Moderator Between Emotions and Political Participation.
3 Hypotheses -- 4 Experimental Design and Data -- 5 Experimental Results -- 5.1 Experimental Effects on Threat Perception -- 5.2 Experimental Effects on Risk Preferences -- 5.3 Efficacy as a Moderator of the Experimental Effects on Political Participation -- 6 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 8: Conclusion -- 1 Overall Evaluations -- 1.1 Contribution to the Literature on Emotions -- 1.2 Contribution to the Understanding of Voter Behavior in Turkey -- 2 Reflections on the Turkish Democracy -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1 Point of Departure -- 1.1 Comparative Understanding of Policymaking and the Public -- 1.2 The Case in Point: Turkey -- 2 Plan of the Book -- Bibliography -- Chapter 2: Behavioral Underpinnings of Turkish Society -- 1 Historical Background of Behavioral Indicators in Turkish Politics -- 1.1 Fault Lines Inherited from the Ottoman Empire -- 1.2 Early Republican-Era Politics and the Continuous Military Interventions -- 1.3 Politics in Contemporary Turkey -- 1.4 Failed Coup and the Aftermath -- 2 Contemporary Literature on Elections and the Electorate -- 2.1 Political Behavior Literature in Turkey -- 2.2 Behavioral Approaches to the Turkish Electorate -- 2.3 Strands of the Literature with Emphasis on Electoral Behavior -- 2.4 Methods Used in Political Behavior Research -- 3 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 3: Theory of Emotions -- 1 General Framework on Emotions -- 1.1 Theoretical Precursors of Why Emotions Matter for Understanding Human Behavior -- 1.2 Current Approaches in Conceptualizing Emotions -- 1.3 Distinguishing Among the Emotions -- 1.4 An Overview of the Literature on Emotions with an Emphasis on Fear and Anger -- 2 Methods in Manipulating and Measuring Emotions -- 2.1 Causality in Experimental Method -- 2.2 Manipulating Emotions -- 2.3 Measuring Emotions -- 3 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4: Emotions, Leadership Assessment, and Vote Choice -- 1 General Standing of the Country and the Most Important Problem -- 2 Track of the Country and Emotional Reactions on Major Issues -- 3 Feeling Thermometers on Political Leaders, Parties, and Party Supporters -- 4 Charisma and Leadership Traits -- 5 Emotions Regarding Leaders -- 6 Determinants of Emotional Reactions to Leaders.

7 Predicting Political Preferences: Policy Support and Issue Positions -- 7.1 Emotions and Policy Support -- 7.2 Emotions and Issue Positions -- 8 Predicting Vote Choice -- 9 Conclusion -- Appendix: Survey Methodology -- Fieldwork -- Sample Size and Distribution -- Sample Design -- Selection of Respondents -- Data Collection -- Response Rate -- Bibliography -- Chapter 5: Emotions and Political Intolerance -- 1 Theoretical Background on Tolerance -- 2 Sources of Intolerance -- 2.1 Perceived Threat -- 2.2 Intergroup Conflict and Prejudice -- 2.3 Elite Rhetoric -- 2.4 Disconnected Social Networks -- 2.5 Demographic Factors -- 3 Measuring Tolerance -- 4 The Role of Emotions in Tolerance -- 5 Data and the Model -- 6 Foundations of Intolerance in Turkey -- 6.1 The Least-Liked Groups in Turkey: Descriptive Findings -- 7 Structural Indicators of Intolerance -- 7.1 The Empirical Model -- 7.2 Disassociating the Effect of Emotions on Intolerance -- Anxiety and Tolerance -- Anger and Tolerance -- Enthusiasm and Tolerance -- 8 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 6: Emotions and Participation in Social Movements -- 1 The Model of Participating in Social Movements -- 2 Theory of Emotions in Social Mobilization -- 3 Hypotheses -- 4 Methods and Data -- 5 Results: Differentiating Anger, Fear, and Enthusiasm -- 5.1 Experimental Treatment Effects -- 5.2 Effects on the Likelihood of Social Movement Participation -- 5.3 Effectiveness of Social Movements -- 5.4 Attitudes and Evaluations Concerning the Gezi Park Demonstrations -- 5.5 Evaluations of Premiership Performance -- 6 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 7: Emotions, Threat Perception, and Political Participation -- 1 The Context: The Syrian Crisis and the ISIS Threat in Turkey -- 2 Emotions, Threat Perception, and Political Interest -- 2.1 Efficacy as a Moderator Between Emotions and Political Participation.

3 Hypotheses -- 4 Experimental Design and Data -- 5 Experimental Results -- 5.1 Experimental Effects on Threat Perception -- 5.2 Experimental Effects on Risk Preferences -- 5.3 Efficacy as a Moderator of the Experimental Effects on Political Participation -- 6 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 8: Conclusion -- 1 Overall Evaluations -- 1.1 Contribution to the Literature on Emotions -- 1.2 Contribution to the Understanding of Voter Behavior in Turkey -- 2 Reflections on the Turkish Democracy -- Bibliography -- Index.

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Cengiz Erisen is Research Associate in the Center on Democratic Performance at Binghamton University, USA, and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Yeditepe University, Turkey. He is a recipient of two prestigious awards for young scholars in Turkey. His research interests include political psychology, comparative political behaviour, and public opinion analysis across diverse contexts. His work has appeared in numerous journals, including Political Psychology , European Union Politics , Journal of Common Market Studies , American Politics Research, Political Research Quarterly , and Turkish Studies . He has also co-edited a book on democracy in Turkey and guest edited journal special issues on political psychology.

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