Bower, Robert. 1985. The Changing Television Audience in America. New York: Columbia University Press.
Feagin, Joseph. 1975. Subordinating the Poor: Welfare and American Beliefs. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Feldman, Stanley. 1982. Economic Self Interest and Political Behavior. American Journal of Political Science
Feldman, Stanley. 1983. Economic Individualism and American Public Opinion. American Politics Quarterly
Ferejohn, John. 1987. Information and the Democratic Process, in Information and Democratic Politics, eds. Ferejohn, John and Kuklinski, James. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
Fiske, Susan, and Taylor, Shelley. 1984. Social Cognition. Reading: Addison-Wesley.
Report, Gallup. 1985. Monthly Opinion Report No. 234.
Goodban, Nancy. 1981. Attributions about Poverty. Ph.D. diss., Harvard University.
Iyengar, Shanto, and Kinder, Donald. 1987. News That Matters: Television and American Opinion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Kahneman, Daniel. 1984. Choices, Values, and Frames. American Psychologist
Kahneman, Daniel, Slovic, Paul, and Tversky, Amos. 1982. Judgment under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases. London: Cambridge University Press.
Kahneman, Daniel, and Tversky, Amos. 1982. The Psychology of Preferences. Scientific American
Kelley, Harold. 1973. The Processes of Causal Attribution. American Psychologist
Kinder, Donald, and Sears, David. 1985. Public Opinion and Political Behavior. In Handbook of Social Psychology, vol. 2, eds. Lindzey, Gardner and Aronson, Elliot. New York: Random House.
Kluegel, James, and Smith, Eliot. 1986. Beliefs about Inequality. New York: Aldine.
Langer, Ellen. 1975. The Illusion of Control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Langer, Ellen, and Rodin, Judith. 1976. The Effects of Choice and Enhanced Personal Responsibility for the Aged: A Field Experiment in an Institutional Setting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Lerner, Melvin. 1980. The Belief in a Just World. New York: Plenum.
Lewis, Irving, and Schneider, William. 1985. Hard Times: The Public on Poverty. Public Opinion
Nisbett, Richard, and Ross, Lee. 1980. Human Inference: Strategies and Shortcomings of Social Judgment. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Peffley, Mark, and Williams, John. 1985. Attributing Presidential Responsibility for National Economic Problems. American Politics Quarterly
Ross, Lee. 1977. The Intuitive Psychologist and His Shortcomings, in Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 10, ed. Berkowitz, Leonard. New York: Academic Press.
Schneider, David, Hastorf, Albert, and Ellsworth, Phoebe. 1979. Person Perception. Reading: Addison-Wesley.
Schumpeter, Joseph. 1950. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy. New York: Harper and Brothers.
Thaler, Richard. 1980. Toward a Positive Theory of Consumer Choice. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Tocqueville, Alexis de.  1954. Democracy in America, Vol. 1. Reprint. New York: Vintage Books.
Walster, Elaine. 1966. Assignment of Responsibility for an Accident. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Weiner, Bernard. 1985. “Spontaneous” Causal Search. Psychological Bulletin
Wortman, Camille. 1976. Causal Attributions and Personal Control, in New Directions in Attribution Research, vol. 1, eds. Harvey, John, Ickes, William, and Kidd, Robert. Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum.