Dona-Gene Barton

Dona-Gene Barton is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research on opinion formation processes and public perceptions has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, Political Psychology, Electoral Studies and Democratization.

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More than smoke and mirrors: citizen perceptions of human rights

By: Dona-Gene Barton & Courtney Hillebrecht & Sergio Wals

Study finds that Mexicans’ perceptions of human rights protections are linked to individuals’ evaluations of their leaders, their government and democratization.