Selected Research Papers, Peter Muhlberger Selected Papers By Peter Muhlberger

Director, Center for Communication Research, Texas Tech Univ.
Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Mass Communication
PI, Deliberative E-Rulemaking Project, National Science Foundation
Co-PI Virtual Agora Project, National Science Foundation

Email: peter dot muhlberger at gmail dot` com



Selected Paper Titles List

Automated Extraction of Mental Models from Obama's and McCain's Campaign Speeches: A Natural Language Processing and Statistical Approach
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Online Communication and Democratic Citizenship
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Strategic and Communicative Rationality in a Deliberative Field Experiment
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Stealth Democracy: Authoritarianism, Parochial Citizens and Deliberation
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Prosocial Reasoning in Deliberative Policy Choices
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Virtual Agora Project Report: Deliberated Views Regarding School Consolidation and Educational Improvements in Pittsburgh
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Report to the Deliberative Democracy Consortium: Building a Deliberation Measurement Toolbox
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Lessons From the Virtual Agora Project: The Effects of Agency, Identity, Information, and Deliberation on Political Knowledge
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Should E-Government Design for Citizen Participation? Stealth Democracy and Deliberation
Please cite this paper as: Muhlberger, Peter. 2006. "Should E-government Design for Citizen Participation?:ĘStealth Democracy and Deliberation." ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: Proceedings of the 2006 National Conference on Digital government Research (available at: http://portal.acm.org/dl.cfm) 151: 53 - 61.
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The Virtual Agora Project: A Research Design for Studying Democratic Deliberation
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Attitude Change in Face-To-Face and Online Political Deliberation: Conformity, Information, or Perspective Taking?
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Democratic Deliberation and Political Identity: Enhancing Citizenship
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Stealth Democracy, Apathy Rationales, and Deliberation
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Human Agency and the Revitalization of the Public Sphere
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Polarization of Political Attitudes and Values on the Internet
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Beyond Political Interest: Political Internalization in Political Participation
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Political Trust Vs. Generalized Trust in Political Participation
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Political Apathy Rationales: Stealth Democracy or Failure of Societal Perspective?
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Political Values and Attitudes in Internet Political Discussion:  Political Transformation
or Politics As Usual?
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Access, Skill, and Motivation In Online Political Discussion:  The Democratic Digital Divide
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Social Capital and Deliberative Theory:  A Synthesis and Empirical Test
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Political Speech and Apathy in an American City:  A Pilot Study
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Defining and Measuring Deliberative Participation and Potential:  A Theoretical Analysis
and Operationalization
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Prospects for Electronic Democracy:  A Survey Analysis, Version 1
By Peter Muhlberger and Peter Shane, Director of InSITeS
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Analyzing Reasoning Chains in Political Decisions:  A Response Latency Methodology
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Moral Reasoning Effects on Political Participation
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The Role of Self-Focused Attention in Political Participation Decisions
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The Role of Political Agency in Political Participation Decisions
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An Ethical Resonsibility Model of Electoral Participation and Candidate Choice
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The Status of Rational Choice Explanations of Political Participation
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