publication . Article . 2014

Gender differences in emotions, forgiveness and tolerance in relation to political violence

Susana Conejero; Itziar Etxebarria; Ignacio Montero;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Mar 2014
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
This study, which forms part of a broader research project, analyzes gender differences in: the intensity of diverse emotions, the justification of violence, attitudes towards the terrorist group ETA, forgiveness and tolerance. Participants comprised 728 people (45.5% men and 54.5% women) resident in either Basque Country or Navarra (Spain), representative of all national identities and political ideologies existing in this context. An ad hoc questionnaire was designed and administered between November 2005 and February 2006, a short time before ETA declared a ceasefire. Women reported more intensity in fear for political reasons and scored higher in two of the ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Gender differences, Emotions, Political violence, Forgiveness, tolerance, Psicología, Linguistics and Language, General Psychology, Language and Linguistics, Human factors and ergonomics, Politics, Suicide prevention, Injury prevention, Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Empathy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Schadenfreude, Forgiveness, Psychology
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