The weakness of Elazar’s method, particularly if one is quantitatively-oriented, is that classification of geographies into one or another subcultures, without survey research, is judgmental. “Elazar did not explicitly operationalize his conception of political culture by identifying indicators that could then be measured quantitatively” (p. 21) There is, briefly, no objective approach to validate or replace the map of these three subcultures.
[The classification utilized in American Nations is strongly associated to Elazar in some respects and American Nations is based on its creator’s judgment in the classification of geographies]. One problem many people have with political culture is that they think it changes extra simply than it actually does.
The right and duty of Catholics and all residents to hunt the truth with sincerity and to advertise and defend, by legitimate means, ethical truths regarding society, justice, freedom, respect for human life and the other rights of the person, … Read More