Title:Is the left-right scale a valid measure of ideology? : individual-level variation in associations with 'left' and 'right' and left-right self-placement Author(s):BAUER, Paul C.; BARBERÁ, Pablo; ACKERMANN, Kathrin; VENETZ, AaronDate:2017Citation:
- Political behavior, 2017, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 553–583
Type:ArticleAbstract:In order to measure ideology, political scientists heavily rely on the so-called left-right scale. Left and right are, however, abstract political concepts and may trigger different associations among respondents. If these ...