1995 年 10 巻 p. 41-59,124
This paper discusses about relationship among party identification, issue preferences and politicians' evaluations in order to get a clue to analyze why one has a partisanship though party system are very confusing under Japan's partisan realignment after 1993 general election.
Author measured undergraduate students' partisanship by a set of 5 point-scale responding to every party one by one, and preferences for political issues and leaders were also gauged by same 5 point-scales.
Using these empirical datasets, the paper certified the multidimensional structure of partisanship and show the deference between multidimensional partisanship and traditional one, which are scaled as “the most favorable party” choosing from parties' list.
After that, factor analysis was made and several characteristic interactions among multidimensional partisanship, issue preferences and politicians' evaluations were found.