Survey Variable: Internal Political Efficacy

In addition to their views of the efficacy of the political system, which we refer to as external political efficacy and which centres on the openness and responsiveness of the system, people also have views of their own abilities to engage with that system. We refer to these views as their sense of internal politicalContinue reading “Survey Variable: Internal Political Efficacy”

Survey Variable: Self-Esteem

How people think and feel about themselves can be an important factor in shaping their behaviour, both in terms of political participation and more widely. One particularly important factor may be whether you hold yourself in high regard: those who think of themselves as having high levels of ability may be more confident, and thisContinue reading “Survey Variable: Self-Esteem”