Conservatism and political orientation, Is their relationship similar in Latin-America and Western societies?

Dante Solano Silva

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The study examines the relationship between the political orientation and the psychological dimensions of conservatism (resistance to change and acceptance of inequality) in six Western and eight Latin-American cultures. The political orientation was measured through two indicators -The left-right self-position and the attitudes to income equality-, and the conservatism was measured through the personal values relate to Conservation and Self-promotion. The results indicate that both dimensions of conservatism are related, in a consistent way in Western cultures, but in Latin-America didn't find a clearly association. The results were discussed in the light of cross-cultural evidence in Political Psychology.
Idioma originalEspañol
EstadoPublicada - 15 mar. 2018
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