The two dimensions of values are self-enhancement versus the dimension of self-transcendence, and openness to change versus the dimension of conservation. The second objective is to measure the impact that these dimensions and the material-post-materials values (Inglehart, 1977) have on instrumental and symbolic political participation. The third purpose is to investigate the results of birth cohort for political participation and the impact of attachment to distinct values inside generations on those two forms of political action.
However, little is known concerning the general relationship between these values and non-electoral political participation, and even much less is understood within the particular case of Mexico. In this sense, Inglehart , by applying the logic of Maslow’s value hierarchy, described two forms of values, which can be defined based on the goals they achieve.
Schwartz (2005a, 2005b) and Davidov, Schmidt, and Schwartz have offered some evidence that this construction is applicable in more … Read More