Is the Egalitarian Syndrome a mere Theoretical Fantasy? An Empirical Hommage to Josip Županov

Original scientific paper

Aleksandar Štulhofer ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Ivan Burić ; Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Fulltext: pdf (520 KB), Croatian, Pages 7 – 31

Abstracts The egalitarian syndrome theory (EST), proposed in 1970 by Croatian political scientist and sociologist Josip Županov (1923-2004), is likely the most genericviagra-bestrxonline important theoretical contribution to the Croatian social sciences. Due to the fact that EST has never been operationalized and systematically verified, its influence has been steadily diminishing – particularly among mainstream generic sildenafil researchers. The aim of this study is to operationalize EST and, using confirmatory factor analytic approach, to construct and validate a multi-faceted online school for pharmacy tech measure of the egalitarian syndrome. Based on two models characterized by acceptable fit to data, the authors viagra generic propose a longer version (27-item long) and a shorter version (15-item long) of the Egalitarian Syndrome Scale. The initial validation of the scale suggests that the composite measure can be useful in a wide range of social science studies. cialis offer For the first time, Županov’s claim that egalitarianism remains a persisting obstacle to the country’s socioeconomic development generic viagra can be rigorously tested.

Keywords Egalitarian Syndrome; Županov; Scale Construction and Validation; Egalitarian Syndrome Scale; Confirmatory factor analysis,