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Individual differences and attitudes towards the government's remembrance policy

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dc.contributor.author Wawrzyński, Patryk
dc.contributor.author Muszyński, Marek A.
dc.contributor.author Czarnek, Gabriela
dc.contributor.author Schattkowsky, Ralph
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-13T10:26:02Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-13T10:26:02Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Polish Political Science Yearbook, 2015, vol. 44, pp. 124-128.
dc.identifier.issn 0208-7375
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/2988
dc.description.abstract The paper presents results of the experimental study on the government’s remembrance policy, attitudes towards it, and the influence of remembrance narratives. it discusses individual differences of participants on three different grounds: (1) interest in history or politics, and level of historical knowledge, (2) features of cognitive motivation measured by the need for closure questionnaire: preference of order, desire for predictability, discomfort with ambiguity, closed mindedness and decisiveness, and (3) response to the presented narrative, including inspired emotions and an assessment of a story. Collected data and research observations offer an interesting and valuable insight into relationships between various factors and citizen’s support for the remembrance policy. They also lead the team to formulate three conclusions which may be used to develop theoretical understandings of this aspect of politics within political science and related disciplines.
dc.description.sponsorship The paper is a result of the project “Commitment, positive vs. negative emotions and the efficacy of politics of memory” supported by the national Science Center in Kraków (Poland), on the basis of decision no. DEC‑2013/09/N/HS5/03103.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/pl/
dc.subject government’s remembrance policy
dc.subject political attitudes
dc.subject emotions
dc.subject need for closure
dc.subject knowledge on history
dc.subject interest in history
dc.subject interest in politic
dc.title Individual differences and attitudes towards the government's remembrance policy
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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