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Unformatted text preview: 1) Factors that mitigate or limit the intensity of conflict. (1) Share democratic values (2) Cross-cutting cleavages (a) Cleavage refers to differences of opinions, interests, beliefs (b) Crosscutting cleavage in an instance when people who disagree on one issue agree on another. (c) An opponent today could be an ally tomorrow. 3. Trust in Government (Democratic Value #3a) A. Importance of Political Trust B. Trust Trends Trust in Federal Government It's morning in America. ........ Trust in Federal Government, by Ideology Trust in the President C. Consequences 4. Trust in Other Social Institutions (Democratic Value #3b) A. Importance of Social Trust Medical Professional Lawyers News/Media 5. Critiques A. Democratic Elitism 1) Criticisms of Democratic Elitism B. Working-Class Authoritarianism Elite vs Mass Support for Democratic Values 1) Authoritarian Personality...
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- Fall '07
- Sociology, democratic values, Political Trust, democratic elitism, democratic value