Gender Differences in Emotions, Forgiveness and Tolerance in Relation to Political Violence

  title={Gender Differences in Emotions, Forgiveness and Tolerance in Relation to Political Violence},
  author={Susana Conejero and Itziar Etxebarria and Ignacio Montero},
  journal={The Spanish Journal of Psychology},
Abstract This study, which forms part of a broader research project, analyzes gender differences in: the intensity of diverse emotions, the justification of violence, attitudes towards the terrorist group ETA, forgiveness and tolerance. Participants comprised 728 people (45.5% men and 54.5% women) resident in either Basque Country or Navarra (Spain), representative of all national identities and political ideologies existing in this context. An ad hoc questionnaire was designed and administered… 

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