Lipset Study (PQMETHOD testfile; cf. Brown, 1980, pp. 183ff.)

6: CA6

+4 6
1Political goals relatively moderate, even conservative
28
2We are tolerant of popular opinion, don't like extremes
+3 4
1Men can expect fair treatment according to merit
5
1Lower-class not revolutionary
16
2Close ties to Mother Country, as Britain still is for many
+2 25
2Trust in police has sunk deeply into our national character
26
1Worth of a man is judged by what he is, not by education
30
2Respect for civil liberties and minority rights
32
2Position of depressed classes must be raised
+1 1
1We accept improvements in status and power of lower class
11
2The government has its secrets, this is generally accepted
13
1Encouraged to think of ourselves as competing for success
19
1High value placed on protecting and promoting underdog
31
2Virtue tends to be its own reward
0 3
2Success in life by a previously deprived person is resented
8
2Person with wealth deserves place in high society
14
2Social status equated with manner of speech
18
1Some disdain for acquiring wealth for its own sake
27
2Deep respect for the rich, the educated, the social elite
-1 12
1Emphasis on publicity in political matters: no secrets
17
1We prefer companionship and helping hand
20
2We like the idea of a welfare state
23
2One law for the rich, another for the poor
29
2Poor on earth will enjoy higher status in after-life
-2 7
2Those born to high place in society should retain it
9
1We try to eliminate privileged classes
10
2We accept aristocratic-type titles and other honors
21
1We value the race for success
-3 2
1All men expected to try to improve selves
22
1Corrupt means of achieving success are accepted
33
1Emphasis is on getting ahead
-4 15
1We take law into our own hands, mob action and vigilantes
24
1Lack of respect for the police, and law enforcement

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