Browse Dept. of Political Science by Contributor "Wong, Cara J."
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(2012-09-18)This dissertation explores various aspects of social influence processes in political behavior research. Specifically, three separate essays explore the ways in which communication, social conformity, cultural transmission, ...
For the good of the group: how empathy and self-interest simultaneously condition individual support for economic redistribution (2015-04-01)Why do some people support redistribution from the rich to the poor while others do not? A very large literature centers on this question, and the list of possible answers researchers have offered is both long and, ...
(2013-05-24)This dissertation investigates whether citizens are willing to make tradeoffs between descriptive and substantive representation. Answering this question is critical to efforts to maximize satisfaction with government for ...
(2016-08-29)The intersection of race, justice and politics create a vicious cycle in the U.S. Those most affected by disparities in the current system are the least likely to participate in politics, while those relatively unaffected ...