The Civic Personality: Personality and Democratic Citizenship

@inproceedings{Dinesen2014TheCP,
  title={The Civic Personality: Personality and Democratic Citizenship},
  author={Peter Thisted Dinesen and Asbj{\o}rn Sonne N{\o}rgaard and Robert Klemmensen},
  year={2014}
}
type="main"> This article examines the foundations of democratic citizenship along three dimensions: generalised trust in other people; norms of citizenship; and participation in organisations. Contrary to previous research, which mainly focuses on situational factors, this article scrutinises how individual predispositions, in terms of personality traits, influence the three dimensions of democratic citizenship. In accordance with recent research, personality is conceptualised according to the… CONTINUE READING

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