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Dimensions of Authoritarianism

A Review of Research and Theory

John P. Kirscht, Ronald C. Dillehay


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The concept of authoritarianism, first defined in The Authoritarian Personality published in 1950, has since been treated in a bewildering array of studies that have explored both its narrow psychological meaning and its broader social implications. In this volume, authors John P. Kirscht and Ronald C. Dillehay have provided a much-needed review of this growing subject, summarizing and evaluating about 260 studies that have appeared to date. Kirscht and Dillehay differentiate between the psycho.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813152820, 184pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2014

About the Author

John P. Kirscht is an associate professor of psychology at the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan.Ronald C. Dillehay is an associate professor of psychology at Texas Christian University.