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Dietlind Stolle

Associate Professor Dietlind Stolle
PhD, Princeton

dietlind [dot] stolle [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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For more information on Prof. Stolle's work, see her Home Page.

Subfields/Specialization

Comparative Politics, European Politics, Social capital and Political Culture, New Forms of Political Participation, Women and Politics. Welfare State Regimes and Globalization. Research Design and Methods.

Research Interests

Research on social capital and political culture. Political and Social attitudes and behaviors. Institutional foundations of social capital. The study of generalized and political trust. Political and social participation, particularly new forms of political participation. The Study of Youth and Adolescents. Attitudes toward democracy in comparative perspective. Political consumerism. Internet Activism. Value change. Gender and politics. Welfare state regimes and globalization.

Current Projects

The Political and Social Role of Families and Schools in the Creation of Generalized Trust . Research in completion phase funded by the Russell Sage Foundation, NY. (2000 - 04).

Political Consumption: Politics in a New Era and Arena . Co-investigator with Michele Micheletti, University of Karlstad. Funded by the The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet). Research in progress. (2003-2005).

  1. Political Consumerism-a form of political participation , cross-national pilot study and national survey in Sweden by the SOM Institute
  2. Forwarding Justice , project on how the internet mobilizes political action. See related workshop at ECPR Joint Sessions in Uppsala (with Marc Hooghe).

Social Capital: An Institutional Account , various research projects with Bo Rothstein, University of Göteborg and Eckhard Priller, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin. See preliminary paper with Bo Rothstein, Goeteborg University.

Citizenship on Trial: mobilization and socialization of young citizens . Research projects, early phase funded by Fond québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture. (2003-06) and by the Social Science Research Council Canada (2004-2007).

  1. Bridging Differences: The roots of civic values and behavior: a longitudinal study (in preparation with Madeleine Gauthier (INRS),Marc Hooghe, and Allison Harell, Valérie-Anne Maheo and Kim Daniel. See related workshop organized by Dietlind Stolle and Marc Hooghe at: http://www.youthconference.mcgill.ca/.
  2. Youth Civic Engagement in Canada: Implications for Public Policy. Report for Policy Research Initiative (with Cesi Cruz).
  3. What moves first-time voters? A field experiment (in preparation).

Boosting Women's Political Resources: The Power of Women's Social Networks , funded by Status of Women Canada's Policy Research Fund (with Elisabeth Gidengil).

Chronicle of a War Foretold: A Comparative Study of Media Framing in Television News Broadcasts in Preparation to the War in Iraq (March 2003), research project (with Marc Hooghe).

Selected Bibliography (only 2003-2005)

(see a more complete list at Dietlind Stolle's Homepage.)

2005

Stolle, Dietlind and Michele Micheletti. 2005. “The Gender Gap Reversed,” in Brenda O’Neill and Elisabeth Gidengil (eds.), Gender and Social Capital. London: Routledge (in press).

Micheletti, Michele and Dietlind Stolle. 2005 . “The Concept of Political Consumerism,” in Youth Activism—An International Encyclopedia. Lonnie R. Sherrod (eds.).Westport: Greenwood Publishing (in press).

Stolle, Dietlind, Marc Hooghe and Michele Micheletti. 2005. “Politics in the Super-Market-- A Three Nation Pilot Survey on Political Consumerism as a Form of Political Participation,” International Review of Political Science, in press.

Stolle, Dietlind and Marc Hooghe. 2005. “Inaccurate, Exceptional, One-Sided or Irrelevant? The Debate About the Alleged Decline of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Western Societies,” British Journal of Political Science, 35(1), pp. 149-167.

2004

Micheletti, Michele and Dietlind Stolle. 2004 “Krävande unga politiska konsumenter,” in Tvärsnitt: Humanistisk och samhälls-vetenskaplig forskning, (3), pages 60-65.

Hooghe, Marc and Dietlind Stolle (Eds.). 2004. Special Issue: Youth and Politics in Acta Politica, 39(4).

Stolle, Dietlind and Marc Hooghe. 2004. “The Roots of Social Capital. Attitudinal and Network Mechanisms in the Relation between Youth and Adult Indicators of social Capital.Acta Politica, 39(4), pages 422-441.

Hooghe, Marc and Dietlind Stolle. 2004 “Good Girls Go to the Polling Booth, Bad Boys Go Everywhere: Gender Differences in Anticipated Political Participation Among US 14 Year Olds.” in Women and Politics, 26 (3), pages 1-24

Marschall, Melissa and Dietlind Stolle. 2004 "Race and the City: Neighborhood Context and the Development of Generalized Trust " in Political Behavior, vol 26 (2), pages 125-154.

Hooghe, Marc, Dietlind Stolle and Patrick Stouthuysen. 2004. "Head Start into Party Politics-The Recruitment Function of Youth Organisations of Political Parties in Belgium," in Party Politics, Vol. 10 (2), pages 193 - 212.

Micheletti, Michele and Dietlind Stolle. 2004. ”Politiska konsumenter: Marknaden som arena för politiska val ” in Ju mer vi är tillsammans. Edited by Sören Holmberg and Lennart Weibull. SOM Institute, pages 103-116.

Stolle, Dietlind and Bo Rothstein. 2004 "Die Rolle von Bürokratie aus erster Hand—Soziales Kapital und Wohlfahrtsstaatliche Gerechtigkeit,“ S. Liebig, H. Lengfeld and S. Mau (eds.) in Wer soll was bekommen? Verteilungsprobleme moderner Gesellschaften, pages 271-296.

Stolle, Dietlind. 2004. Communities, Social Capital and Local Government—Generalized Trust in Regional Settings,” in S. Prakash and P. Sell (eds.)Investigating Social Capital: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Society, Participation and Governance. Sage pages 184-206.

2003

Rothstein, Bo and Dietlind Stolle (Eds.). 2003. Scandinavian Political Studies. Special Issue on Social Capital in Scandinavia. March, vol. 26 (1).

Rothstein, Bo and Dietlind Stolle. 2003. "Introduction: Social Capital in Scandinavia," Scandinavian Political Studies, March, vol. 26 (1), pages 1-26.

Stolle, Dietlind and Marc Hooghe. 2003. Conflicting Approaches to the Study of Social Capital. Competing Explanations for Causes and Effects of Social Capital, Ethical Perspectives, 10(1), pages 22-45.

Hooghe, Marc and Dietlind Stolle. 2003. "Age Matters-Life Cycle and Cohort Differences in the Socialization Effect of Voluntary Participation," in "European Political Science-EPS" 2 (3), pages 49-56.

Rothstein, Bo and Dietlind Stolle. 2003. "Generell välärd skapar socialt capital," in Tvärsnitt: Humanistisk och samhällsvetenskaplig forskning, 25(1), pages 14-25.

Stolle, Dietlind, Marc Hooghe and Michele Micheletti. 2003 “Zwischen Markt und Zivilgesellschaft: Politischer Konsum als bürgerliches Engagement,” In Kocka et al. WZB Jahrbuch 2003. : edition Sigma, pages 151-172.

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Micheletti, Michele, Andreas Follesdal and Dietlind Stolle (eds.). 2003. Politics, Products, and Markets. Exploring Political Consumerism Past and Present. New Brunswick: Transaction Press.

Stolle, Dietlind and Marc Hooghe. 2003. "Consumers as Political Participants? Shifts in Political Action Repertoires in Western Societies." In M. Micheletti, A. Føllesdal and D. Stolle (eds.). Politics, Products, and Markets. Exploring Political Consumerism Past and Present. New Brunswick: Transaction Press, pages 265-288.

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Hooghe, Marc and Dietlind Stolle. 2003. Generating Social Capital: Civil Society and Institutions in Comparative Perspective. New York: Palgrave.

Stolle, Dietlind. 2003. "The Sources of Social Capital." In M. Hooghe and D. Stolle, Generating Social Capital: Civil Society and Institutions in Comparative Perspective. New York: Palgrave, pages 19-42.

Rothstein, Bo and Dietlind Stolle. 2003. "Social Capital, Impartiality and the Welfare State: An Institutional Approach." In M. Hooghe and D. Stolle, Generating Social Capital: Civil Society and Institutions in Comparative Perspective. New York: Palgrave, pages 191-210.