Accession Number : AD0710302

Title :   THE PERCEPTION OF LOCAL SURVIVAL CHANCES: AN EXPLORATORY EXPLANATION,

Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV PA DEPT OF SOCIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Mast,Robert H.

Report Date : MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : The report examines the impact of a combination of attitudes, behaviors, and social characteristics on people's perceptions of how many people in their locality would survive a nuclear war. Attitudes about civil defense issues and the international context were found to be the best predictors of the estimates of survival. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR WARFARE, SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL)), (*ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), NUCLEAR WARFARE), CIVIL DEFENSE, DISARMAMENT, SHELTERS, QUESTIONNAIRES

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE