Library of Partisan Animosity

Library of Partisan Animosity

A curated list of important scientific publications from the partisan animosity literature – with summaries.

TitleArticle PublishedPre-
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"The Effect of Polarized Evaluations on Political Participation: Does Hating the Other Side Motivate Voters?"
By: Chloe Ahn, Diana C. Mutz
May 12, 2023
"Can’t We All Just Get Along? How Women MPs Can Ameliorate Affective Polarization in Western Publics"
By: James Adams, David Bracken, Noam Gidron, Will Horne, Diana Z. O’Brien, Kaitlin Senk
Feb 6, 2023
"Who Dislikes Whom? Affective Polarization between Pairs of Parties in Western Democracies"
By: Noam Gidron, James Adams, Will Horne
Nov 9, 2022
"Interventions reducing affective polarization do not necessarily improve anti-democratic attitudes"
By: Jan G. Voelkel, James Chu, Michael N. Stagnaro, Joseph S. Mernyk, Chrystal Redekopp, Sophia L. Pink, James N. Druckman, David G. Rand, Robb Willer
Oct 31, 2022
"Partisanship as a Social Identity: Implications for Polarization"
By: Emily A. West, Shanto Iyengar
Jun 1, 2022
"Learning to Dislike Your Opponents: Political Socialization in the Era of Polarization"
By: Matthew Tyler, Shanto Iyengar
May 4, 2022
"Correcting inaccurate metaperceptions reduces Americans’ support for partisan violence"
By: Joseph S. Mernyk, Sophia L. Pink, James N. Druckman, Robb Willer
Apr 11, 2022
"Current research overstates American support for political violence"
By: Sean J. Westwood, Justin Grimmer, Matthew Tyler, Clayton Nail
Mar 18, 2022
"False polarization: Cognitive mechanisms and potential solutions"
By: Philip M. Fernbach and Leaf Van Boven
Feb 1, 2022 ⚠️
"We Need to Talk: How Cross-Party Dialogue Reduces Affective Polarization"
By: Matthew S. Levendusky, Dominik A. Stecula
Dec 2, 2021
"Racial Identity, Group Consciousness, and Attitudes: A Framework for Assessing Multiracial Self-Classification"
By: Lauren D. Davenport, Shanto Iyengar, Sean J. Westwood
Oct 29, 2021
"Value extremity contributes to affective polarization in the US"
By: Adam N. Enders, Robert N. Lupton
Oct 1, 2021
"The role of affective orientations in promoting perceived polarization"
By: Miles T. Armaly, Adam M. Enders
Jul 1, 2021
"Ideology, Not Affect: What Americans Want from Political Representation"
By: Mia Costa
Apr 14, 2021
"Who Do You Loathe? Feelings toward Politicians vs. Ordinary People in the Opposing Party"
By: Jon Kingzette
Feb 16, 2021
"Reducing Affective Polarization: Warm Group Relations or Policy Compromise?"
By: Leonie Huddy, Omer Yair
Nov 2, 2020
"The objectivity illusion and voter polarization in the 2016 presidential election"
By: Michael C. Schwalbe, Geoffrey L. Cohen, Lee D. Ross
Aug 17, 2020
"Affective polarization in multiparty systems"
By: Wagner, Markus
Aug 14, 2020
"The Policy Basis of Measured Partisan Animosity in the United States"
By: Lilla V. Orr, Gregory A. Huber
Jul 16, 2020
"Democracy in America? Partisanship, polarization, and the robustness of support for democracy in the United States."
By: Matthew H. Graham, Milan W. Svolik
Apr 23, 2020
"How Empathic Concern Fuels Political Polarization"
By: Elizabeth N. Simas, Scott Clifford, Justin H. Kirkland
Feb 1, 2020
"Partisan selective exposure in online news consumption: Evidence from the 2016 presidential campaign"
By: Erik Peterson, Sharad Goel, Shanto Iyengar
Nov 28, 2019
"Are there Still Limits on Partisan Prejudice?"
By: Sean J Westwood; Erik Peterson; Yphtach Lelkes
Sep 24, 2019
"What Do We Measure When We Measure Affective Polarization?"
By: James N. Druckman; Matthew S. Levendusky
May 21, 2019
" Bounding Partisan Approval Rates under Endogenous Partisanship: Why High Presidential Partisan Approval May Not Be What It Seems"
By: B. Pablo Montagnes, Zachary Peskowitz, Joshua McCrain
Jan 1, 2019
"The Origins and Consequences of Affective Polarization in the United States"
By: Shanto Iyengar, Yphtach Lelkes, Matthew Levendusky, Neil Malhotra, and Sean J. Westwood
Dec 10, 2018
"The Home as a Political Fortress: Family Agreement in an Era of Polarization"
By: Shanto Iyengar, Tobias Konitzer, Kent Tedin
Sep 6, 2018
"Affective Polarization or Partisan Disdain? Untangling a Dislike for the Opposing Party from a Dislike of Partisanship"
By: Samara Klar, Yanna Krupnikov, John Barry Ryan
May 14, 2018
"The Parties in Our Heads: Misperceptions about Party Composition and Their Consequences"
By: Douglas J. Ahler and Gaurav Sood
Apr 27, 2018
" Ideologues without Issues: The Polarizing Consequences of Ideological Identities"
By: Lilliana Mason
Mar 21, 2018