The Authoritarians [Bob Altemeyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Authoritarians summarizes the research of Dr. Robert Altemeyer. Bob Altemeyer—author of Atheists and The Authoritarian Specter —gives a readable analysis of the nature of authoritarianism and its current impact on. Robert Anthony “Bob” Altemeyer (born 6 June ) is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. He produced the test and scale for ” RWA” or right-wing authoritarianism.
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They tolerate corruption in those they follow, while are intolerant of this behavior in others. Tim Ponygroom From http: Review The Authoritarians has been widely acclaimed for the relaxed, conversational way the author presents far-reaching and penetrating insights into American life today. This book is regarding psychological data on a particular personality type, which is Authoritarian.
I have to stop reading now.
I recommend it to all of my US friends who have any interest in politics at all. This extraordinary book puts the research Bob Altemeyer spent his professional career pursuing into a slim volume, easily read and understood volume, for the nonscientist.
Amazon Global Store UK International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions. We all need to authorotarians these people better.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The only thing we can do is vote them out. The principles of democracy that Americans claim to love should trump political affiliation. Second, I’m going to recommend that my wife skip Bob’s chapter on religion. Information is pretty interesting too. There is science behind his conclusion, as the scales are repeatable, testable and relatively consistent in their results.
Of course, actually attempting to measure prevalence of this behavior empirically tends to be a bit altdmeyer. That is the Harry Potter authoritarian. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. For example, Altemeyer was able to test and measure the level of authoritarianism and social dominance tendency to be an authoritarian leader of thousands of American politicians from state to federal.
They’re usually good people and good friends. Altemeyer started investigating this question during the Nixon era.
He makes it sound like it is something to be disgusted by. Jul 24, Ben Labe rated it liked it.
Sep 30, Charlie Crummer rated it it was amazing. Retrieved 14 May Unless explicitly noted altemfyer, all content licensed as indicated by RationalWiki: Altemeyer has become something of a target for right-wing pseudo intellectuals who claim that he’s persecuting them for calling his theory “right-wing authoritarianism”, even though the term “right-wing” is being used in an academic sense as opposed to a purely political one.
The key differences between authoritarian despots and alemeyer followers: These are the people Trump was talking about when he famously bragged that he could shoot somebody in broad daylight on Fifth Avenue and it would make no difference to his backers. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
Last time I checked, overpeople had visited the book, and hopefully read it! In fact, almost all of the research takes place in the US or Canada, which makes me wonder how much it can be generalized to the rest of the world.
The Authoritarians by Bob Altemeyer
Leader diktats and social pressure both discourage both independence and dissent; and RWAs frequently demonize outgroups as a further incentive to obedience to the social order. So, logical reasoning capacity of RWAs: Tell me about your mother Psychology. An audiobook version is also available. Which brings me, now that I think of it, to Freaking Economics….
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I am flabbergasted that there is not more outrage about this from voters of ALL sides of the political spectrum in the US.