Conceptualization, Measurement, and Antecedents

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston and Marco R. Steenbergen

in The Ambivalent Partisan

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199772759
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979622 | DOI:

Series: Series in Political Psychology

Conceptualization, Measurement, and Antecedents

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Chapter 3 provides an extensive discussion of the conceptualization and measurement of ambivalence. It also provides empirical validation of the chapter's conceptual definition, and lays out a measurement strategy for use in later chapters. Chapter 3 ends with an empirical examination of the antecedents of partisan ambivalence, with particular attention to the role of political context.

Keywords: partisan ambivalence; measurement strategy; antecedents of partisan ambivalence

Chapter.  11093 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sociology

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