Political attitudes are the ways that a person things and feels about politics at a point in time. These are often aligned to a political ideology such as conservationism, liberalism or socialism. It is also common for political attitudes to align to a cause such as social or environmental issues. Political attitudes are also potentially independent or pragmatic in ways that do not align to ideology or causes. The following are common types of political attitudes.
Resistant to change
OverviewPolitical attitudes relate to how a person fundamentally feels about things such as change, tradition and the balance between the collective good and individual freedoms.Next: Political Ideology
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ReferencesAllport, Gordon W. "The composition of political attitudes." American Journal of Sociology 35.2 (1929): 220-238.Feldman, Stanley. "Values, ideology, and the structure of political attitudes." (2003).
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