What is political incivility?

  title={What is political incivility?},
  author={Robin Stryker and Bethany A. Conway and John Taylor Danielson},
  journal={Communication Monographs},
  pages={535 - 556}
ABSTRACT Using 23 novel indicators and a 1,000+ sample representative of a full undergraduate population we examined: how much consensus there was about perceptions of the incivility/civility of various categories of speech/behavior; and whether political incivility is a unidimensional or multidimensional latent construct. Confirmatory factor analyses suggest perceived political incivility is a multidimensional construct. Insulting utterances, deception, and behaviors tending to shut down… Expand
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