More precisely, what insights from sociology, political science, and economics are most important for understanding contemporary us politics and the rise of trump? That list focused primarily, though not exclusively, on history and historical social science and covered essential topics from the white power movement to the links between violence, authoritarianism, and masculinity. My goal here is to offer a kind of sequel to that syllabus, one that focuses on works of recent social science that shed the most light on the cultural, economic, and political transformations that collectively constitute our present predicament.
Week has short overviews of what actually happened in the 2016 election, and how well it mapped onto social scientists’ preexisting beliefs about american roberts.
Or, partisanship uber of the main findings from recent political science has been the increasing importance of partisanship.
Story for social media is related to, but distinct from, the transformations in cable, broadcast, and print journalism.Misinformation and conspiracy theories are too prevalent in general, the rise in distrust of science is decidedly asymmetric.
Conservatives no longer trust science, especially around climate change (other issues exhibit somewhat different patterns, though the general trend is that conservatives have lower levels of trust).
Politicization of science in the public sphere: a study of public trust in the united states, 1974 to 2010.
Most cited works in sociology, 2012 editionin "fun"guest post: what vichy france can teach us about the normalization of state violencewith 8 commentsapparently, economics is a science because men do it.
This is interesting and not an hour:Pingback: in case you don’t want to build a snowman | a level history at ce ation and its consequences is touched on in at least one syllabus reading, but related readings include craig and richeson 2014 in psychological science (“on the precipice of a ‘majority-minority’ america”) and abascal and baldassarri 2015 in ajs, which respectively provided evidence that ethnic diversity increases conservatism and reduces social trust among whites.Syllabus has readings on the alt-right (baker 2016 and romano 2016), but both are written by critics of the alt-right.
And you also mentioned that one purpose of putting this together is to answer the question “how can social science help make sense of the current conjuncture?
Second, it might help us understand the kinds of more-general social forces that produce this class of political phenomena and how they are or are not implicated in the rise of trump–and therefore what makes trumpism trumpism as opposed to, say, videla.
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