ERIC Number: EJ548200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Authoritarianism and Ethical Ideology.
McHoskey, John W.
Journal of Social Psychology, v136 n6 p709-17 Dec 1996
Surveys undergraduate psychology students in an attempt to ascertain the relationship among right wing authoritarianism (RWA) thinking, relativism and idealism, and political orientation. Discovers an inverse relationship between RWA and relativism but a surprising positive correlation between idealism and RWA. (MJP)
Descriptors: Aggression, Authoritarianism, Beliefs, College Students, Conformity, Conservatism, Correlation, Dogmatism, Higher Education, Ideology, Liberalism, Mental Rigidity, Moral Values, Personality Traits, Political Attitudes, Political Issues, Psychological Characteristics, Self Concept, Social Cognition, Social Values, Traditionalism, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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