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Political values in a threat environment

Political values in a threat environment

Babula, Michael ORCID: 0000-0002-3567-6700 (2007) Political values in a threat environment. PS: Political Science & Politics, 40 (2). pp. 319-324. ISSN 1049-0965 (Print), 1537-5935 (Online) (doi:

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This article proposes that Maslow's hierarchy of needs, and Inglehart's paradigm that was based on it, might have been capped off too early. The literature and primary research that follow suggest that whereas Inglehart's paradigm appears to predict a shift in political values over time, there might exist another layer of political values that extends beyond post-materialist concerns (referred to in this article as 'exocentric values').

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: political values, exocentric altruism, pro-social behavior
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
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