The Authoritarians [Bob Altemeyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Authoritarians summarizes the research of Dr. Robert Altemeyer. Bob Altemeyer—author of Atheists and The Authoritarian Specter —gives a readable analysis of the nature of authoritarianism and its current impact on. Robert Anthony “Bob” Altemeyer (born 6 June ) is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. He produced the test and scale for ” RWA” or right-wing authoritarianism.

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The Authoritarians

Start here and find the start of answers. But searching his references and reading some of the actual research show that, whatever else you may think, this is not sloppy science.

A fifth of our society is crazy: Which means he’s ha It took me a long time to read this, not because it was bad, or even difficult. Dean ‘s book, Conservatives Without Conscience.

The upside of the book is that it confirms something that a bunch of us have come to realize: He did, and placed it online for anyone to read for free. The key differences between authoritarian despots and their followers: To ask other readers questions about The Authoritariansplease sign up. But these are minor quibbles. It’s a problem I had with The Republican Brainthought it didn’t bother me there as much as it did here.


I strongly suspect that when it comes to the “science vs. As is bon known, the four accounts differ in many particulars, some of them quite important.

There were authoritariajs earlier periods of radicalism, such as the Free Speech movement before and the Populist movement of the ‘s. Review of Conservatives without conscience by Nick Gillespie.

Want to guess what they had in common? I read this book years ago when dismaying things coming out the republican party piqued my interest in authoritarianism and it has grown only more relevant since especially during this election cycle. I wish the author had spent more time discussing effective ways to counteract this mindset, authoritrians at least mitigate its effect on our world today.

And the list of associated personality traits is appalling, both in itself and because it matches our preconceptions so exactly: Point is that was fuel for the pro-lifers. These files require Adobe Reader to view click here to download the latest version Note: Tell me about your mother Psychology. They’re usually good people and good friends. For Altemeyer’s son, the sltemeyer, see Rob Altemeyer. Some will, if their personal experience shows them Trump has misled them or caused them grief, such as a loss of medical coverage.


It s This book is qltemeyer psychological data on a particular personality type, which is Authoritarian. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

I have been recommending this book to liberals and conservatives alike. Or how about a government program that persecutes political parties, or minorities, or journalists the authorities do not like, by putting them in jail, even torturing and killing them.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? An example of pseudo-science: Product details Audio CD Publisher: The book it’s well written and draws from many other studies. Indeed, the events of and have confirmed conclusion after conclusion in The Authoritarians.