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The 2012 American Values Survey: How Catholics and the Religiously Unaffiliated Will Shape the 2012 Election and Beyond
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Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Explore how America’s diverse and fluid religious landscape influenced the outcome of the 2012 election in Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Survey. This annual survey delves into the intricacies of American values, with a particular emphasis on the "Catholic vote" and the religiously unaffiliated, both of which reveal a greater complexity than previously acknowledged.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.