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Study of university students' perceptions on participation in elections via structural equation model - Focusing on K university students

구조방정식모형을 이용한 대학생의 선거 참여 인식 연구 - K대 학생의 예

  • Received : 2013.02.26
  • Accepted : 2013.03.25
  • Published : 2013.03.31

Abstract

Through the survey of the K university students' perception on participation in elections, we want to find ways to induce a sound political participation and to effectively be able to boost voter turnout. We analyze the relations among image on election, interest in election and will of participation via structural equation model. We found that both image on election and interest in election significantly influence on will of participation in election. Using the last election participation as a moderating variable, we found that image on election has more effects on will of participation for the participants but not for the case of interest in election.

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