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Political attitudes are formed through a complex and ongoing process that involves various social, cultural, and personal factors. Elaborate.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes;

7. Political attitudes are formed through a complex and ongoing process that involves various social, cultural, and personal factors. Elaborate. (150 words)

Difficulty level: Tough

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the various factors that lead to the formation of political attitudes.

Directive word: 

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by defining political attitudes.

Body:

Write about the various factors shaping political attitudes – family and socialization, education, media and communication, personal experience, and peer groups and social networks.

Conclusion:

Summarise by highlighting the need to develop right political attitudes.