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On the (In)Compatibility of Attitudes toward Peace and War

Bizumic, Boris; Stubager, Rune; Mellon, Scott; Van der Linden, Nicolas; Iyer, Ravi; Jones, Benjamin


Although attitudes toward peace and war are usually treated as two opposite poles of one dimension, in this article we argue that they may represent two distinct dimensions. To investigate this idea, we developed and tested a new balanced measure, the Attitudes Toward Peace and War (APW) Scale, in three studies (N=4,742) in the United States and Denmark. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses showed that attitudes toward peace and war formed two distinct, though negatively related,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Political Psychology
DOI: 10.1111/pops.12032


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