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The Resource Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and reality : comparing the voters in statistics and anecdotes, Joseph Fried, (electronic resource)

Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and reality : comparing the voters in statistics and anecdotes, Joseph Fried, (electronic resource)

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Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and reality : comparing the voters in statistics and anecdotes
Title
Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and reality
Title remainder
comparing the voters in statistics and anecdotes
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Fried
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Language
eng
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Fried, Joseph
Dewey number
324.273
LC call number
JK2271
LC item number
.F75 2008
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  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
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Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and reality : comparing the voters in statistics and anecdotes, Joseph Fried, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover -- Table Of Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Lifestyle Differences -- Introduction -- General excitement -- Details -- Family, relationships, and sex -- Health and fitness -- Religion -- Entertainment and leisure -- Family finances -- Habitat -- Miscellaneous -- Trivia -- Conclusions -- Chapter 2: Who Is More Intelligent, Knowledgeable, and Educated? -- Introduction -- Details -- Who has more civic and political knowledge? -- Who has more scientific knowledge? -- Who has more formal education? -- Who is more intelligent? -- Analysis: Why Is There a Disparity? -- What Factors Correlate With Education? -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3: Who Is the Better "Working Man"? -- Introduction -- The Better Working Man -- Who is more likely to work for a living? -- Who is the more valuable worker, and why? -- The Better Working Woman -- Earnings and hours worked -- Other factors related to women workers -- Miscellaneous Work Factors for Men and Women -- Work "prestige" -- Type of work -- Other work-related information -- Conclusions -- Chapter 4: Who Gives More to Charity? -- Introduction -- Details -- Donations -- Volunteerism -- Analysis: Why Some People Give More -- Income level -- Religious beliefs and political ideology -- Conclusions -- Chapter 5: Who Pays More Taxes? -- Introduction -- Details -- Federal taxes -- State and local taxes -- Total taxes: federal, state, and local -- Conclusions -- Chapter 6: Who Is the Better Citizen? -- Introduction -- Details -- Who supports First Amendment rights? -- Who is more bigoted? -- Who contributes more to society? -- Who is more likely to participate in the political process? -- Who is more likely to avoid negative social behavior? -- Conclusions -- Chapter 7: Who Gets More from Social Security and Medicare? -- Introduction -- Caveats -- Details -- Social Security -- Medicare -- Conclusions -- Chapter 8: Who gets more welfare? -- Introduction -- Details -- Traditional (social) welfare -- Corporate welfare -- Conclusions -- Chapter 9: Who Is Happier, Who Is More Miserable, and Why? -- Introduction -- Do narrow, selfish goals lead to happiness? -- Details -- Who is happier? -- Who is more miserable? -- Why are there differences in happiness? -- Does cynicism lead to sadness? (a theory) -- Conclusions -- Chapter 10: Who Grows Up to be a Democrat, And Who Grows Up to be a Republican? -- Introduction -- Details -- How political viewpoints develop -- The parents of Democrats and Republicans -- Childhood life -- Conclusions -- Chapter 11: Do Deviants Grow Up to be Republicans? -- Introduction -- Details of a Seriously Flawed Study -- The terms "liberal" and "conservative" are too vague. -- Researcher assessments added circularity. -- Did Democrats make the conservatives look bad? -- Researcher bias -- Conclusions -- Chapter 12: Lessons to be Learned -- In My Opinion -- Introduction -- Details -- A lesson from Chapter 1: Delay having that first child -- A lesson from Chapter 2: Make civics education mandatory -- A lesson from Chapter 3: Work is the key to success -- A lesson from Chapter 4: Op
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000136694
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unknown
Isbn
9780875866031
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007050042
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000136694
Label
Democrats and Republicans--rhetoric and reality : comparing the voters in statistics and anecdotes, Joseph Fried, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover -- Table Of Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Lifestyle Differences -- Introduction -- General excitement -- Details -- Family, relationships, and sex -- Health and fitness -- Religion -- Entertainment and leisure -- Family finances -- Habitat -- Miscellaneous -- Trivia -- Conclusions -- Chapter 2: Who Is More Intelligent, Knowledgeable, and Educated? -- Introduction -- Details -- Who has more civic and political knowledge? -- Who has more scientific knowledge? -- Who has more formal education? -- Who is more intelligent? -- Analysis: Why Is There a Disparity? -- What Factors Correlate With Education? -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3: Who Is the Better "Working Man"? -- Introduction -- The Better Working Man -- Who is more likely to work for a living? -- Who is the more valuable worker, and why? -- The Better Working Woman -- Earnings and hours worked -- Other factors related to women workers -- Miscellaneous Work Factors for Men and Women -- Work "prestige" -- Type of work -- Other work-related information -- Conclusions -- Chapter 4: Who Gives More to Charity? -- Introduction -- Details -- Donations -- Volunteerism -- Analysis: Why Some People Give More -- Income level -- Religious beliefs and political ideology -- Conclusions -- Chapter 5: Who Pays More Taxes? -- Introduction -- Details -- Federal taxes -- State and local taxes -- Total taxes: federal, state, and local -- Conclusions -- Chapter 6: Who Is the Better Citizen? -- Introduction -- Details -- Who supports First Amendment rights? -- Who is more bigoted? -- Who contributes more to society? -- Who is more likely to participate in the political process? -- Who is more likely to avoid negative social behavior? -- Conclusions -- Chapter 7: Who Gets More from Social Security and Medicare? -- Introduction -- Caveats -- Details -- Social Security -- Medicare -- Conclusions -- Chapter 8: Who gets more welfare? -- Introduction -- Details -- Traditional (social) welfare -- Corporate welfare -- Conclusions -- Chapter 9: Who Is Happier, Who Is More Miserable, and Why? -- Introduction -- Do narrow, selfish goals lead to happiness? -- Details -- Who is happier? -- Who is more miserable? -- Why are there differences in happiness? -- Does cynicism lead to sadness? (a theory) -- Conclusions -- Chapter 10: Who Grows Up to be a Democrat, And Who Grows Up to be a Republican? -- Introduction -- Details -- How political viewpoints develop -- The parents of Democrats and Republicans -- Childhood life -- Conclusions -- Chapter 11: Do Deviants Grow Up to be Republicans? -- Introduction -- Details of a Seriously Flawed Study -- The terms "liberal" and "conservative" are too vague. -- Researcher assessments added circularity. -- Did Democrats make the conservatives look bad? -- Researcher bias -- Conclusions -- Chapter 12: Lessons to be Learned -- In My Opinion -- Introduction -- Details -- A lesson from Chapter 1: Delay having that first child -- A lesson from Chapter 2: Make civics education mandatory -- A lesson from Chapter 3: Work is the key to success -- A lesson from Chapter 4: Op
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000136694
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780875866031
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007050042
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000136694

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