As atitudes políticas na Espanha, segundo uma estrutura dimensional indutiva

The article considers attitudes and perceptions in Spain as aspects of the political culture, affirming the control role of the democratic political attitudes in the process of democratic consolidation. Although the author agrees to Almond and Verba (1965) definition that political culture includes political attitudes, the discusses their classification, which separates political orientations and political attitudes. She argues that distribution of orientations cannot be predetermined, and that results of their interrelations. The author presents a model of distribution and grouping the attitudinal indicators in different dimensions. The model resulted in a inductive dimensional schema.

political culture; democracy; inductive dimensional structure; behaviour


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