British Journal of Social Psychology
Otros Autores: Carolina Rocha, Diego Castro, Jorge Manzi, Belén Álvarez, Daniel Valdenegro, Manuel Cheyre, Andrew G. Livingstone
In this study, we examined the intergenerational transmission of collective action from parents to children. Using a mixed?method approach combining quantitative and qualitative analysis, we analysed data from 100 dyads of activist parents in Chile (involved in the mobilizations against the dictatorship during the 1980s) and their adult children (N = 200). The quantitative analysis addressed the role of conversations about politics in the family. The results provided evidence of a direct association between those conversations and the frequency of participation in conventional and radical actions by the children, and an indirect association via children’s knowledge about parental involvement in past social movements. The qualitative phase, which used interviews and thematic analysis on a subsample of 24 dyads (N = 48), confirmed the role of political conversations, but also revealed the influence of other factors such as cultural consumption and joint political participation. This phase allowed the identification of factors that facilitate or hinder family transmission. Overall, the study highlights the relevance of family as a critical site of socialization that enables the intergenerational transmission of protest.
Como citar: Cornejo, M., Rocha, C., Castro, D., Varela, M., Manzi, J., González, R., Jiménez?Moya, G., Carvacho, H., Álvarez, B., Valdenegro, D., Cheyre, M. and Livingstone, A.G. (2021), The intergenerational transmission of participation in collective action: The role of conversation and political practices in the family. Br. J. Soc. Psychol., 60: 29-49. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12420