Materialist and Post-Materialist Concerns and the Wish for a Strong Leader in 27 Countries

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dc.contributor.author Lima, Marcus E. O.
dc.contributor.author de Franca, Dalila X.
dc.contributor.author Jetten, Jolanda
dc.contributor.author Pereira, Cicero R.
dc.contributor.author Wohl, Michael J. A.
dc.contributor.author Jasinskaja-Lahti, Inga
dc.contributor.author Hong, Ying-yi
dc.contributor.author Torres, Ana Raquel
dc.contributor.author Costa-Lopes, Rui
dc.contributor.author Ariyanto, Amarina
dc.contributor.author Autin, Frederique
dc.contributor.author Ayub, Nadia
dc.contributor.author Badea, Constantina
dc.contributor.author Besta, Tomasz
dc.contributor.author Butera, Fabrizio
dc.contributor.author Fantini-Hauwel, Carole
dc.contributor.author Finchilescu, Gillian
dc.contributor.author Gaertner, Lowell
dc.contributor.author Gollwitzer, Mario
dc.contributor.author Gómez, Ángel
dc.contributor.author Gonzalez, Roberto
dc.contributor.author Høj Jensen, Dorthe
dc.contributor.author Karasawa, Minoru
dc.contributor.author Kessler, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Klein, Olivier
dc.contributor.author Megevand, Laura
dc.contributor.author Morton, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Paladino, Maria Paola
dc.contributor.author Polya, Tibor
dc.contributor.author Renvik, Tuuli Anna
dc.contributor.author Ruza, Aleksejs
dc.contributor.author Shahrazad, Wan
dc.contributor.author Shama, Sushama
dc.contributor.author Smith, Heather J.
dc.contributor.author Teymoori, Ali
dc.contributor.author van der Bles, Anne Marthe
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-28T15:47:02Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-28T15:47:02Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Lima , M E O , de Franca , D X , Jetten , J , Pereira , C R , Wohl , M J A , Jasinskaja-Lahti , I , Hong , Y , Torres , A R , Costa-Lopes , R , Ariyanto , A , Autin , F , Ayub , N , Badea , C , Besta , T , Butera , F , Fantini-Hauwel , C , Finchilescu , G , Gaertner , L , Gollwitzer , M , Gómez , Á , Gonzalez , R , Høj Jensen , D , Karasawa , M , Kessler , T , Klein , O , Megevand , L , Morton , T , Paladino , M P , Polya , T , Renvik , T A , Ruza , A , Shahrazad , W , Shama , S , Smith , H J , Teymoori , A & van der Bles , A M 2021 , ' Materialist and Post-Materialist Concerns and the Wish for a Strong Leader in 27 Countries ' , Journal of Social and Political Psychology , vol. 9 , no. 1 , pp. 207-220 . https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.6213
dc.identifier.other PURE: 168060050
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: a2dc6f79-c4d0-4807-b2a5-de6352c57d5b
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000663335200014
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-6419-5324/work/100696798
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/334679
dc.description.abstract There is evidence that democracies are under threat around the world while the quest for strong leaders is increasing. Although the causes of these developments are complex and multifaceted, here we focus on one factor: the extent to which citizens express materialist and post-materialist concerns. We explore whether objective higher levels of democracy are differentially associated with materialist and post-materialist concerns and, in turn, whether this is related to the wish for a strong leader. Testing this hypothesis across 27 countries (N = 5,741) demonstrated a direct negative effect of democracies' development on the wish for a strong leader. Further, multi-level mediation analysis showed that the relation between the Democracy Index and the wish for a strong leader was mediated by materialist concerns. This pattern of results suggests that lower levels of democracy are associated with enhanced concerns about basic needs and this is linked to greater support for strong leaders. en
dc.format.extent 14
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Social and Political Psychology
dc.rights cc_by
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject materialist concerns
dc.subject post-materialist concerns
dc.subject leadership
dc.subject democracy
dc.subject populism
dc.subject POSTMATERIALISM
dc.subject FUTURE
dc.subject VALUES
dc.subject 5144 Social psychology
dc.title Materialist and Post-Materialist Concerns and the Wish for a Strong Leader in 27 Countries en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Social Psychology
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki Inequality Initiative (INEQ)
dc.contributor.organization Social Psychologists Studying Intergroup Relations (ESSO)
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.6213
dc.relation.issn 2195-3325
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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