Socio-political attitudes 1975
SND-ID: snd0210-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002442
Bo Ekehammar - Stockholm University, Department of Psychology
Stockholm University - Department of Psychology
The central aim of the study is looking at various aspects of political perception as a function of socio-political ideology. The politically percepted objects consists mainly of political parties, party-leaders and countries. The measurement of political perception is made through multi-dimensional scaling, semantic differential and political differential. Political ideology is operationalized through party affiliation and socio-political attitude (measured with a specially designed scale). From these data some indexes are generated on the individual level for cognitive articulation and cognitive differentiation which then are related to the individual's socio-political ideology. The first part of the study contains questions about attitudes to various phenomena in society, socio-economical questions, party preferences (own, parents), education of relatives, estimation of: left-right, religiosity and extremism. The second part (where the sample is a subgroup of the first part's sample) contains the same questions plus estimations of: some Swedish politicians, countries (Sweden, USA, the Sovie... Show more..
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Geographic location: Sweden
Geographic description: Suburbs of Stockholm.
Department of Psychology
- Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences
- Funding agency's reference number: F 840/79
Ekehammar, B., & Nilsson, I. (1985) The positivity bias: A general effect in social perception? Stockholm: Department of Psychology.
Ekehammar, B., Sidanius, J., & Nilsson, I. (1981) Politikerförakt? En explorativ studie i politisk perception. Stockholm: Department of Psychology.
Ekehammar, B., Sidanius, J., & Nilsson, I. (1982) Evaluative perceptions of politicians across time. Stockholm: Department of Psychology.
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