Bob altemeyer book the authoritarians altemeyers

Altemeyers work is extensively referenced in john w. Altemeyers rightwing authoritarianism scale in the palestinian and jewish. Because this book is called the authoritarians, you may have thought it dealt with autocrats and despots, the kind of people who would rule their country, or department, or football team like a dictator. I wrote this book in 2006 when a great deal seemed to be going wrong in america, and i. Bob altemeyers the authoritarians ok, whats this book about. The author explains how even blatant contradictions can be swallowed by followers. An examination of altemeyers rightwing authoritarianism and leftwing authoritarianism scales. That is one meaning of the word, and yes, we shall talk about such people eventually in this book. So, when i happened upon a link to bob altemeyers book the authoritarians, i followed it. Finally, this study like most of the others i shall bring up was done in canada. To say that altemeyers work demands a much wider audience is quite the. The authoritarian specter bob altemeyer harvard university press.

Its about how traditional conservatism has nearly been destroyed by authoritarianism. The authoritarians bob altemeyer associate professor. In this book, altemeyer presents his lifetime of research into what is known as rightwing. As professor of psychology at the university of manitoba now retired bob altemeyer studied the psychological characteristics of right wing authoritarians for more than 30 years. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. He produced the test and scale for rwa or rightwing authoritarianism. That is precisely what bob altemeyers work predicts. That book relied heavily on robert altemeyers studies involving authoritarian. Altemeyer on trumps supporters john dean verdict legal.

Before his retirement, bob altemeyer was a leading social science researcher and expert on the authoritarian personality people who are very submissive to authority and to a lesser extent to social dominance theory. But there has been a very solid record of replication of canadian findings about authoritarians when repeated in the usa, and viceversa. Particularly helpful was psychology professor bob altemeyers book for harvard university press, the authoritarian specter 1996. Hes summarized the results of this research in the highly readable book the authoritarians and has generously made it available for free download on his website at. But it will be a much weaker inclination than that found in persons who have extra helpings of this trait. The conclusions of this study, presented in a freely available book entitled the authoritarians, are that there are a certain set of. The book presents the latest results from a prizewinning research program on the authoritarian personality. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers.

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