TESTING POLITICAL BIAS SHOWN TOWARDS OLDER GENERATIONS FROM YOUNG INDIVIDUALS
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AbstractIn this paper I will provide the results to a survey experiment that I conducted which seeks to show the level of bias that young people show towards the political positions of older individuals, specifically concerning the Colin Kaepernick kneeling controversy. I walk through previous research and literature regarding intergenerational political conflict and explain what my experiment can offer. Then, I discuss my research questions and hypotheses. Next, I go over my research design and provide the hypothetical articles that participants were given and how the treatment differed between each of the six groups. Lastly, I analyze the data and make some conclusions as well as investigate what elements of the experiment could be modified for better results in future study.
Degree ProgramPolitical Science