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14. Arthur H. Miller. 1974. “Political Issues and Trust in Government: 1964–1970.” American Political Science Review 68 (September): 951–72. Cited 340 times

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The importance of citizen trust in government derives from its role in democratic theory. Presumably, the decisions of trusted authorities and institutions are more likely to be accepted as legitimate and worthy of support than are those of distrusted leaders and institutions.

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Arthur Miller is Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa. He has written extensively on issues related to political attitudes and behavior.
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