Socio-political attitudes 1975

SND-ID: SND 0210

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Bo Ekehammar - Stockholm University, Department of Psychology

Description

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

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Stockholm University

Funding

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences
  • Funding agency’s reference number: F 840/79
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Time period(s) investigated

1975-01-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Suburbs of Stockholm.

Topic and keywords

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Youth, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Ekehammar, B., Sidanius, J., & Nilsson, I. (1982) Evaluative perceptions of politicians across time. Stockholm: Department of Psychology.
Libris

Ekehammar, B., & Nilsson, I. (1985) The positivity bias: A general effect in social perception? Stockholm: Department of Psychology.
Google Books

Ekehammar, B., Sidanius, J., & Nilsson, I. (1981) Politikerförakt? En explorativ studie i politisk perception. Stockholm: Department of Psychology.
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Dataset 1
Socio-political attitudes 1975 - Total sample

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

Bo Ekehammar. Stockholm University, Department of Psychology (2007). <em>Socio-political attitudes 1975 - Total sample</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002442">https://doi.org/10.5878/002442</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Bo Ekehammar - Stockholm University, Department of Psychology

Variables

82

Number of individuals/objects

532

Dataset 2
Socio-political attitudes 1975 - Subsample

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

Bo Ekehammar. Stockholm University, Department of Psychology (1995). <em>Socio-political attitudes 1975 - Subsample</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002443">https://doi.org/10.5878/002443</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Bo Ekehammar - Stockholm University, Department of Psychology

Variables

314

Number of individuals/objects

232

Published: 1987-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06