- Publisher: Bob Altemeyer (2007)
- ASIN: B002ACQPSW
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,422,588 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Accessory with book, Unabridged
I am on my second "listen" of this book through Audible.
After reading this I believe that while religion may focus people to maladaptive ends, this book really gets at the root of the problem.
In short, this is a book more about psychology -- and to some degree, philosophy -- than political ideology.
This book extends the available research about authoritarian personalities and applies the knowledge to the political situation. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mary Jean Mayer
This MP3 cd didn't have the entire recording of the book. The entire MP3 is out of order. Someone made a bad copy of the recording.Published 5 months ago by email@example.com
When John W Dean(you might want to Google that) witnessed some unconscionable behavior by some folks close to him, he sought out to try and explain and understand what exactly was... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Julie
Opened my eyes & ehlped me understand and identify Authoriatarian people seems the Republicans have alot of Authoritarians in their party.Published 17 months ago by Cheri Young
Dr. Robert "Bob" Altemeyer's unpretentious and accessible writing style shouldn't have readers underestimating the brilliance of his pioneering work on understanding right wing... Read morePublished on July 22, 2012 by Michael Heath
First things first: although the author speaks of Right-Wing Authoritarians (RWAs), he's talking about a certain rigid, rule-oriented worldview that thrives on obedience & is... Read morePublished on April 20, 2012 by William Timothy Lukeman
I know, I know. Spend 30 years of your life digging into what Altemeyer's been digging into, and you're bound to have some "moments." Hey! He's "passionate. Read morePublished on October 15, 2011 by Not Moses
I stumbled on to this book on the recommendation of a friend, I read it and was impressed with the conclusions it draws, In my lifetime I have seen a dramatic shift toward the... Read morePublished on July 4, 2011 by R. K. Johnson
Easy to read, yet full of rare insight. I have wondered for a while how the Tea-party could contain both hard right christians and libertarian fans of Ayn Rand. Read morePublished on May 10, 2011 by Ed Dziedzic