Foreign Policy Opinion as a Function of Social Position

@inproceedings{Galtung1964ForeignPO,
  title={Foreign Policy Opinion as a Function of Social Position},
  author={Johan Galtung},
  year={1964}
}
In this article a theory of how foreign policy opinion depends on the social position of the opinion-holder is developed. The society is divided into a center and a periphery, where the center is the favored part and the periphery the rejected part of society. The periphery is the victim of insufficient communication and of isolation, and will for that reason represent other phases of attitude-formation than the center. Thus, the periphery will distinguish less between cognitions and… CONTINUE READING

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