Morally divided societies more likely to elect extreme political leaders

21 Dec 2021

A recent paper by Dr Charlie Crimson, Dr Hema Preya Selvanathan, and Professor Jolanda Jetten published in Political Psychology found that Unorthodox leaders who shake up the political system are more likely to be elected if people believe their society is morally divided and breaking down, University of Queensland research has found.

View the published paper here