International Society of Political Psychology

Conference Abstracts

6M Political engagement and identity

(Session Organizer) Jackie Abell, Lancaster University; (Chair) Elif Sandal ├ľnal, Istanbul Bilgi University

Conference: ISPP 2011
Affiliation: Lancaster University
Research Area: Political culture, identity, and language

This panel investigates the influence of identity and ideological values upon political engagement. Two papers examine the conditions under which citizens participate in the political life of a nation.  Two further papers focus on the intricate relationship between political values and national identity, noting the implications for representations of 'legitimate' membership and collective action.