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Complexes And Political Complexity: Canadian Contributions To Political Psychology, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking Dec 2002

Complexes And Political Complexity: Canadian Contributions To Political Psychology, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

While it remains a diffuse field of enquiry, political psychology has established itself as an important approach to the analysis of political life. In the United States, political psychology is offered as an optional programme in a number of leading graduate schools and is a recognized subfield of the American Political Science Association. Despite the existence of a number of active political psychologists in Canada, there has been relatively little curiosity about the status of the field. This article offers an account of research in the field. Central to this exploration is an evaluation of the ideological, cultural and substantive ...