Browsing School of Liberal Arts by Author "Friesen, Amanda"

Browsing School of Liberal Arts by Author "Friesen, Amanda"

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  • Wagner, Michael W.; Deppe, Kristen D.; Jacobs, Carly M.; Friesen, Amanda; Smith, Kevin B.; Hibbing, John R. (Oxford, 2015)
    Some aspects of our attitudes are composed of things outside of our consciousness. However, traditional survey research does not use measurements that are able to tap into these aspects of public opinion. We describe, ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Wagner, Michael W (2012-08)
    While it is well known that religiosity measures inform modern political alignments and voting behavior, less is known about how people of various religious orthodoxies think about the role of religion in society. To learn ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Djupe, Paul A. (Cambridge UP, 2016)
    Current thinking about the effect of religion on civic engagement centers on “institutional treatment”—the development of resources, social pathways to recruitment, and motivation that occurs in small groups and activities ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Burge, Ryan; Britzman, Kylee (SAGE, 2019-05-26)
    In the United States, women often show less interest in politics, and under some conditions, perform worse than men on political knowledge tests. In an age where education levels have reached parity, we suggest one of the ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Ksiazkiewicz, Aleksander (Springer, 2014-10)
    Social scientists have long recognized and sought to explain a connection between religious and political beliefs. Our research challenges the prevalent view that religion and politics constitute separate but related belief ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Hibbing, Matthew V. (Wiley, 2016)
    Objectives Citizens often express that the government should be run like a business or household in the way that money is saved and spent, though individuals vary in their personal financial preferences and attitudes ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Jacobs, Carly M (2011-12)
    Sensitivity to disgust predicts social attitudes, but this relationship can shift depending on gender and whether response to disgust is measured through surveys or physiological tests. We are interested in exploring the ...
  • Friesen, Amanda (DeGruyter, 2019)
    One way to uncover the persistent role of religion across generations is to look past traditional understandings of religious belief and denominational belonging and examine the presence of bedrock principles that could ...
  • Djupe, Paul A.; Friesen, Amanda (Wiley, 2017)
    Objective In order to understand the role of clergy in shaping Americans’ moral worldviews, we examine whether the structure of clergy values varies in systematic ways according to contextual factors, such as disagreement ...
  • Friesen, Amanda; Smith, Kevin B.; Hibbing, John R. (Oxford Journals, 2016-04-29)
    Individuals do not always accurately report the forces driving their policy preferences. Such inaccuracy may result from the fact that true justifications are socially undesirable or less persuasive than competing ...
  • Gruszczynski, Michael W; Friesen, Amanda; Jacobs, Carly M; Smith, Kevin B; Hibbing, John R (2013-03)
    Political involvement varies markedly across people. Traditional explanations for this variation tend to rely on demographic variables and self-reported, overtly political concepts. In this article, we expand the range of ...
  • Blake, William D; Friesen, Amanda (De Gruyter, 2013-12)
    In his 2004 presidential campaign, John Kerry, a Catholic, was threatened with being denied Holy Communion because of his pro-choice voting record. This article investigates the extent to which communion denial impacted ...
  • Friesen, Amanda (2013-07)
    Using a national data set, this study demonstrates that religious traditionalism and political conservatism are positively related to family size and the interactions between these measures result in increased political ...

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