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FICTION VS REALITY A survey experiment comparing the effect of representation in different spheres on political efficacy.


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Title: FICTION VS REALITY A survey experiment comparing the effect of representation in different spheres on political efficacy.
Authors: Muossa, Nina
Issue Date: 20-Jul-2021
Degree: Master theses
Keywords: Political efficacy
Political representation
Fiction
Experiment
Parasocial theory
Abstract: The social debate mentions how people in socioeconomic weaker areas are less politically engaged and have less political efficacy. Previous research mentions lack of representation as a possible explanation. Using the parasocial interactions theory, this thesis tested if representation in politics and in fictional political TV-series would affect individual’s level of political efficacy. I hypothesized that both representation in the actual political world and in fictional political TV-series w... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69206
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