The Association between personality and social attitudes in a British context

Meek, Nigel Gervas (2017). The Association between personality and social attitudes in a British context. [Data Collection]. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive. 10.5255/UKDA-SN-852860

Data description (abstract)

Survey data collected online as part of a project in political psychology investigating the association in the UK between (i) personality as measured by the Five Factor or Big Five Model and (ii) a range of social, political and religious attitudes including party-political support and voting intention.Variables include: Five Factor Model of personality (measured by the Mini-IPIP); Left-Right (economics), Libertarianism‐Authoritarianism, Welfarism, and Immigration (as used in British Social Attitudes Survey and British Election Study); other attitudinal measures of religion, the European Union, and nuclear weapons; attitudes towards British political parties; past and/or future voting at UK general elections and the EU Referendum; attitudes towards main issues facing the UK; and demographics items including sex, age, education, ethnicity, and locale.

Data creators:
Creator Name Affiliation ORCID (as URL)
Meek Nigel Gervas
Sponsors: N/A
Topic classification: Politics
Demography (population, vital statistics and censuses)
Social stratification and groupings
Society and culture
Keywords: personality politics attitudes
Project title: The Association between Personality and Social Attitudes in a British Context
Grant holders: Nigel Gervas Meek
Project dates:
1 November 201531 March 2016
Date published: 06 Oct 2017 13:34
Last modified: 06 Oct 2017 13:35

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