Internal-External Locus of Control, Power and Political Participation

  title={Internal-External Locus of Control, Power and Political Participation},
  author={I. Deutchman},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={835 - 843}
  • I. Deutchman
  • Published 1985
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Reports
  • Rotter's 1966 Internal-External Locus of Control Scale (I-E) was administered to 20 men and 24 women, along with new projective techniques to measure power behavior and political participation. The power behavior studied included power style, power drive, and power salience. The political participation index was composed of a traditional political participation scale and a Sphere of Influence Profile designed for this study measuring participation in nonpolitical life spheres. Results confirmed… CONTINUE READING
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