Essays about: "post-materialist values"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words post-materialist values.

  1. 1. THE EFFECT OF CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC INSECURITY ON AUTHORITARIAN ATTITUDES A study on the effect of cultural and economic insecurity on authoritarian attitudes depending on level of post-materialism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Nagi; [2019-08-08]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between cultural and economic insecurity in post-materialist and materialist countries. This is done using OLS regression to test whether the effect of different forms of insecurity on authoritarian attitudes differs between materialist and post-materialist countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Climate : How Environmental Attitudes relates to Support for Radical Right-wing Parties in the Nordic Countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Duregård; [2019]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing parties; Nordic countries; environmental attitudes; post-materialist values; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; populism; environmentalism;

    Abstract : The Nordic countries are geographically, culturally and politically close, and have all witnessed an upsurge in support for radical right-wing parties over the past decades. Although the five parties: the Danish People’s Party, the Finns Party, the Icelandic Progressive Party, the Norwegian Progress Party, and the Sweden Democrats, are different when it comes to party history and how accepted they have been by other parties, they are today similar in their anti-immigration rhetoric, their critique of the established elites and to some extent their welfare chauvinism. READ MORE

  3. 3. INFLUENCE OF VALUES ON ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE IN DEVELOPED ECONOMIES How influential are values on environmental performance in countries with higher economic development?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alma Avdic; [2018-10-31]
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    Abstract : Environmental problems have become a more and more important topic in the political science research. In order to stop exploiting natural resources and worsening living conditions, an answer to what is needed for improving environmental performance needs to be found. READ MORE

  4. 4. Post-materialism = Pro-environmentalism?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jasmin Ahonen; [2017]
    Keywords : post-materialism; carbon emissions; VBN-theory; value change; regression analysis; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : According to Ronald Inglehart, level of individual’s environmental concern is linked with grade of post-materialism resulting from physical and economic security experienced. As post-materialist individuals are considered to prioritize environmental protection over economic benefit, this study raises a question whether this change in values can provide a long-lasting solution for environmental challenges human kind is facing in the near future? This study uses quantitative research method to investigate whether variation in carbon emissions between the member states of European Union can be explained by the level of post-materialism among the public. READ MORE

  5. 5. TRUST, VALUES AND QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT A multilevel cross-country investigation of public support for environmental taxes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Dragana Davidovic; [2016-07-01]
    Keywords : Environmental taxes; public support; policy acceptance; second-order social dilemmas; political trust; social trust; post-materialist values; quality of government; developing countries; non-Western European contexts; random effects; interactions;

    Abstract : Environmental taxes are argued to be the key to more effective environmental protection indeveloping countries. This paper investigates whether such taxes have the necessary publicsupport to be successfully implemented in different contexts, including countries outside the Western and European spheres. READ MORE