Medición de la vocación política a partir de la adaptación y validación de la escala Calling

  1. Francisco Javier Alarcón González 1
  2. José Manuel Trujillo 2
  1. 1 Universidad de Jaén
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    Universidad de Jaén

    Jaén, España

    ROR https://ror.org/0122p5f64

  2. 2 Universidad Pablo de Olavide
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    Universidad Pablo de Olavide

    Sevilla, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02z749649

Journal:
REIS: Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas

ISSN: 0210-5233

Year of publication: 2020

Issue: 171

Pages: 3-22

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5477/CIS/REIS.171.3 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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  • Web of Science Cited by: 2 (10-10-2023)
  • Dimensions Cited by: 2 (19-02-2024)

JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.859
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 0.844
  • Article influence score: 0.409
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: SOCIOLOGY Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 120/149 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2020
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.298
  • Best Quartile: Q2
  • Area: Sociology and Political Science Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 591/1415

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Impact: 0.930
  • Field: SOCIOLOGÍA Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 4/75

CIRC

  • Social Sciences: A

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2020
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 1.4
  • Area: Sociology and Political Science Percentile: 61

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.41
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: SOCIOLOGY Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 138/206

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  • Total citations: 2
  • Recent citations (2 years): 0

Abstract

Despite the importance of vocation in the exercise of politics, social sciences have not been equipped with an element that allows them to work empirically with it. This article aims to present the whole process to set up and validate the political vocation scale from the calling scale of Dobrow and Tosti-Kharas (2011). The analysis of psychometric properties is carried out on a sample of members of Spanish youth political sections. Two adaptations were completed – professional politics field and Spanish cultural context –, and later, a validation of psychometric properties. In this way, the internal structure of the scale is analysed: dimensionality, reliability and validity; in this last point a distinction is made between discriminant and nomological validity. The scale has a good configuration with allows its use in future research.

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