Post-9/11 America: Conventional Wisdom versus Popular Pragmatism
Democracy & Society, Volume 5, Issue 2, Spring 2008
32 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2012
Date Written: March 1, 2008
Using data from a nationwide panel survey funded by the National Science Foundation, we analyze psychological and political variables to identify and assess the ways in which Americans are interpreting terrorism and how their interpretations are affecting their behavior and support for government policy.
Keywords: terrorism, counter-terrorism, public opinion, United States
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