ERIC Number: ED076116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec-8
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Urban Citizens' Opinions about a Campus Disturbance and Their Attitudes about Campus Dissent. Volume 13, Number 3.
Biggs, Donald A.; Barnhart, William J.
This study is concerned with 1) citizens' opinions about the legitimacy of a campus disturbance and their attitudes about campus dissent generally, 2) the background factors which influence urban citizens' attitudes about campus dissent, and 3) the beliefs about campus life associated with attitudes about campus dissent. The major sample in the study included 254 Twin Cities area citizens. Most citizens did not consider a week long campus disturbance to be a legitimate form of social protest. However, citizens with more favorable attitudes about campus dissent were more apt to consider this campus disturbance a legitimate social protest. Attitudes about campus dissent were heavily related to attitudes about campus freedom of expression and beliefs about campus life. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Office for Student Affairs.