Click here to download

Alle radici della partecipazione politica: il ruolo di tratti, valori e convinzioni di efficacia
Journal Title: PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’ 
Author/s: Gian Vittorio Caprara, Michele Vecchione 
Year:  2009 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  12 Pg. 15-26 FullText PDF:  182 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSC2009-001003
(DOI is like a bar code for intellectual property: to have more infomation:  clicca qui   and here 


To the roots of the political participation: the role of traits, values and effcacy’s beliefs - What are the personal determinants of political success? What capacities are needed to actively contribute to the functioning of democracy? What motives, beliefs, habits may predispose toward effective participation of citizens and successful political activity of elected officials? In accordance with Social Cognitive Theory, the following paper presents the results of a research project that places personal self-efficacy beliefs at the basis of political commitment and participation. The same efficacy beliefs have been shown to play a key mediational role between personality traits, basic values, and political participation. In addition, the practical implications of these findings with respect to the selection of political personnel is highlighted.

Key words: politics, participation, self-efficacy, values, motives, mediation

Gian Vittorio Caprara, Michele Vecchione, in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 1/2009, pp. 15-26, DOI:10.3280/PSC2009-001003

   

FrancoAngeli is a member of Publishers International Linking Association a not for profit orgasnization wich runs the CrossRef service, enabing links to and from online scholarly content