Political Behavior is an interdisciplinary journal that invites scholars to submit research pertaining to political attitudes and behavior at either the individual or the institutional level (political parties, interest groups, government agencies, or the mass media), among elites as well as masses, and in a comparative as well as a U.S. context.

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US image abroad: It's the message not the messenger

Today's political climate in the U.S. is often peppered with animosity from the U.S. president towards other countries but how has the U.S. image fared? A Dartmouth study finds that the U.S. image abroad appears to be influenced ...

How sex and gender influence how we vote

Leading up to the recent midterm elections in the United States, pundits predicted women voters and candidates would alter the race.

Study shows voting does not reduce crime

A new study casts doubt on a promising application of the timeworn theory—posited by thinkers such as Rousseau, Alexander de Tocqueville, and John Stuart Mill—that political engagement, such as voting, fosters good citizens ...

'Political chameleons' conform to avoid discomfort

Around one group of people, he seems to be a Democrat. Around another, a Republican. In yet another, a Libertarian. He's a political chameleon, someone who engages in a type of social shape-shifting in order to blend in with ...

Competing attitudes about the homeless complicate public policy

Research has shown that policies designed to help the homeless are more popular with the public than those aimed at helping other social groups, including immigrants. But that hasn't stopped policies that target the homeless ...

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