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Democratization, Europeanization, and Globalization Trends

Cross-National Analysis of Authoritarianism, Socialization, Communications, Youth, and Social Policy


Russell Farnen, Henk Dekker and Christ´l De Landtsheer

Contents: Daniel German: Introduction: Political Socialization Research - State of the Science/Art: National and Cross-National Developments in Integrating Psycho-Political-Sociological Educational Inquiry into Political Change and Continuity – Russell Farnen: Politics: Introduction – Marek Payerhin: Frame Globally, Block Locally: Ecological Direct Action and Democratization in Poland – Henk Dekker/Arie in ‘t Veld: The Internet and Political Socialization: Political Party Websites and Their Effectiveness – Astrid Schütz/Janine Hertel/Tobias Schulze: Rise and Fall of a Political Leader: Helmut Kohl – Batya Weinbaum: Utopian and Dystopian Moments: Unintended Impacts of Women in Black Organization, Palestine/Israel – Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz/Longin Pastusiak/Daniel German: Political Transformations in Russia and Poland: Comparative Perspectives on Political Socialization and Culture – Heinz Sünker: Childhood and Youth Policy: Introduction – Doris Bühler-Niederberger: The Political Order of Childhood: Children in Political Programs, Germany from Empire to Reunion – Robert van Krieken: When is Child Welfare Cultural Genocide? On the Politics of the Organized «Improvement» of Children’s Lives – Heinz Sünker: Childhood Politics, Children’s Rights, and Societal Future – Russell Farnen: Political Socialization and Education: Introduction – Ruth Firer: From Peace Making to Tolerance Building – Armin Bernhard: «Multiple Identity» as a New Ideal Personality: Social Scientific Discourse About Identity and Possible Consequences for Education and Pedagogy – Mary Hepburn: Electronic Media and Political Socialization in the USA – Russell Farnen: Psychology and Authoritarianism: Introduction – Paul Dekker/Peter Ester: Education and Authoritarianism: A Longitudinal Analysis of Dutch Survey Data, 1970-1996 – Bojan Todosijevic: Authoritarianism and Socialist Ideology: The Case of Yugoslavia, 1995 – Daphna Canetti/Ami Pedahzur: Three Facets of Authoritarianism as Determinants of Right-Wing Voting: Competing of Complementing? The Example of Israel – Wolfgang Frindte/Dorit Wammetsberger/Susan Wettig: A New Type of Anti-Semitism in Germany: Is Reconciliation Possible? – Gidi Rubinstein: Differences in Authoritarianism between Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union and Native-Born Israelis – Christ’l De Landtsheer/Russell Farnen: European Integration: Introduction: Being European in Present and Future EU Countries: On the Political Psychology of the European Integration – Daniel German/Dragan Stefanovic: Globalism Orientations in Central East and West Europe: Regional Differences in Attitudes Toward the European Union – Christ’l De Landtsheer/Natalya Krasnoboka/Conny Neuner: Participation Friendliness of Political Websites in Eastern and Western Europe (1999) – Marianne Law/Jerry Palmer/David Middleton: The Press Reporting of European Economic and Monetary Union In Four European Countries: A Comparative Analysis – Richard Robyn: A Multinational Study of National Identity in Europe: Focus on France – Russell Farnen: The US and the EU at the Turn of the Millennium: A Positive Past, Uncertain Future – Christ’l De Landtsheer/Elisabeth Koch: Metaphors and the Framing of the European Single Currency (the Euro) In and Out of Euroland – Christ’l De Landtsheer/Eva Peleman/Craig Carroll: How European are the Polish? A Q-sort Study on European Identity Frames in Poland – Russell Farnen: Integrating Cross National Research on Authoritarianism, Socialization, Communications and Youth Policy: Conclusions and Summary Comments.