Partisan Polarization Surges in Bush, Obama Years

As Americans head to the polls this November, their values and basic beliefs are more polarized along partisan lines than at any point in the past 25 years. Unlike in 1987, when this series of surveys began, the values gap between Republicans and Democrats is now greater than gender, age, race or class divides.

Overall, there has been much more stability than change across the 48 political values measures that the Pew Research Center has tracked ... Full Story »

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Jun. 11, 2012

An empirical and lengthy research report by Pew on partisan polarisation in America covering the downtrends in American values from 1987 to 2012. Really very informative and analytical, and packed by data and graphics.

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