A Dual-Process Motivational Model of Ideology, Politics, and Prejudice

  title={A Dual-Process Motivational Model of Ideology, Politics, and Prejudice},
  author={J. H. Duckitt and Chris G. Sibley},
  journal={Psychological Inquiry},
  pages={109 - 98}
There have been two broad approaches to how sociopolitical or ideological attitudes are structured. The more traditional unidimensional approach sees ideological attitudes as organized along a single left-to-right dimension, and influenced by a single coherent set of social and psychological causes, but has not been well supported empirically. During the past 2 decades evidence has increasingly suggested that there are two distinct dimensions of ideological attitudes, which seem best captured… 
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