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Psychological and Biological Factors: From Personality Back to Evolution

  • Klaus Wahl
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Abstract

This chapter presents empirical research on the demand for radical right ideologies integrated in the biopsychosociological theoretical model: biological, psychological, and sociological factors that cause or trigger xenophobia, authoritarianism, racism, and so on. This includes, among other things, influences of evolutionary mechanisms, genes, epigenetic processes, child rearing, and education on personality development, perception, reaction patterns, attitudes and political opinions.

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