The cultural logic of politics in mainland China and Taiwan / Tianjian Shi.

Tianjian Shi shows how cultural norms affect political attitudes and behavior through two causal pathways, one at the individual level and one at the community level. Focusing on two key norms - definition of self-interest and orientation to authority - he tests the theory with multiple surveys cond...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Shi, Tianjian, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Part I. Theory of Popular Culture: 1. Political culture theory and regime stability; 2. Cultural norms in the East and West; 3. Measuring cultural norms in mainland China and Taiwan; 4. The relationship among culture, structure, and institutions; Part II. Culture's Impacts on Politics: 5. The impact of culture on political trust; 6. Cultural impacts on political participation; 7. Cultural impacts on people's understanding of democracy; 8. Conclusion and theoretical reflection.