Political tolerance is the willingness to extend basic rights and civil liberties to
persons and groups whose viewpoints differ from one's own. It is a central tenet
Lack of political tolerance is a problem everywhere. It manifests itself when
political leaders refuse to give space to opposition parties and politics, when
AmericasBarometer, we find that while political tolerance has risen in many ...
Democracy Progress Report: Political Tolerance in the Americas, 2006-2012.
Abstract. Can all citizens learn political tolerance through engagement in
democratic politics? The lack of direct experience with democratic processes may
Oct 16, 2001 ... An Alternative Conceptualization of Political Tolerance: Illusory Increases. 1950s-
1970s. John L. Sullivan, James Piereson, George E. Marcus.
of affect and cognition on political tolerance judgments. We find that people's
support of various groups' activities stems largely from their gut-level reactions to
Abstract. Much has been learned about why some citizens are tolerant and
others are not. However, the subfield has not reached agreement as to how these
Research on political tolerance has made substantial progress in recent years by
... A new approach to measuring political tolerance is presented in this article.
Three different survey methods are commonly used to measure political
tolerance. While each method has its distinct advantages and disadvantages,
Mar 22, 2012 ... government, interest in politics, and rejection of authoritarianism, among ... in
measuring the degree of tolerance in two political systems before ...