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by Robert A. Altemeyer

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Author: Robert A. Altemeyer
ISBN: 0887551246
Language: English
Pages: 352 pages
Category: Politics & Government
Publisher: Univ of Manitoba Pr (December 1, 1981)
Rating: 4.5
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Robert Anthony "Bob" Altemeyer (born 6 June 1940) is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. He produced the test and scale for "RWA" or right-wing authoritarianism.

Robert Anthony "Bob" Altemeyer (born 6 June 1940) is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. His studies concentrated on who the followers are, how they got that way, how they think and why they are by turns so submissive and aggressive.

Right-wing authoritarianism (RWA) is a personality and ideological variable studied in political, social and personality psychology

Right-wing authoritarianism (RWA) is a personality and ideological variable studied in political, social and personality psychology. Right-wing authoritarians are people who have a high degree of willingness to submit to authorities they perceive as established and legitimate, who adhere to societal conventions and norms and who are hostile and punitive in their attitudes towards people who do not adhere to them

Robert Anthony "Bob" Altemeyer is a American-born Canadian educator and author. He is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. His studies concentrated on who the followers are, how they got that way, how they think, and why they are by turns so submissive and aggressive. He also collected data on authoritarianism among North American politicians.

Right-Wing Authoritarianism book. Robert "Bob" Altemeyer is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba. Born in St. Louis, he earned a . at Yale University in 1962 and a P. at Carnegie-Mellon in 1966. He has written extensively on authoritarianism and refined the theory into the concept (and measure) of Right Wing Authoritarianism. His first book, Right-Wing Authoritarianism, was published in 1981 and reports t Robert "Bob" Altemeyer is a retired Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba.

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The Right-Wing Authoritarianism. Right-wing authoritarianism, as currently mea-. sured by the RWA scale (Altemeyer 1981,1988

The Right-Wing Authoritarianism. sured by the RWA scale (Altemeyer 1981,1988, 2006), is an individual difference variable that. assesses attitudes concerning three covarying.

Robert "Bob" J. Altemeyer is a retired professor of psychology at the University of Manitoba

Robert "Bob" J. Altemeyer is a retired professor of psychology at the University of Manitoba. Altemeyer is best known for a long-term self-funded study into what he terms "right-wing authoritarianism" (RWA) and builds heavily on the work of Theodor Adorno and others who studied authoritarian movements in the 20th century.

Right-wing authoritarianism is measured by the RWA scale.

The greatest threat to American democracy today arises from a militant authoritarianism that has become a cancer upon the nation.