I need British participants to take part in a short survey about beliefs about social groups in Britain. The survey asks you to answer about how you feel about being British, and your beliefs about being British. It will then ask some further questions about other social groups- ones that you may or may not belong to. You also need to read a short newspaper article from a leading British newspaper in which you will be asked some basic memory based questions. Takes about 15 minutes to complete (note- I have heard the software doesn't work very well in IE, so would recommend using Firefox/Chrome :) )
Tried to complete it but couldn't see any colours in the second section unfortunately.
Also I wondered about the sampling. By requesting British participants, you might exclude those who identify as Scottish, Welsh or English, whose responses might be of interest to your study.
I got to the point of reading the fairly long article and then the survey crashed and wouldn't let me continue, which was frustrating. I would have been interested to see how it finished - I was asked to compare being British (obviously a national identity) with being Muslim (religious identity) and I'm honestly not sure what conclusions you could draw from that sort of comparison, as a religion by its very nature means that the people who follow that religion have certain things in common.
Thanks to everyone who took part so far! I am still looking for participants and so will bump this thread and also answer some of the questions asked above:
I'm sorry some of you found the belief questions slightly confusing- those questions basically tell you a statement and you have to decide where you feel Britain as a social group belongs within that statement (e.g. is group membership 'clear-cut' or is it 'fuzzy'). This is not the first place that has provided similar feedback so i've noted it for future studies
Identifying more with being English/Scottish than British is indeed an interesting concept and again is something I have heard quite often. It's hard to conceptualise every nuance such as that in simple quantitative measures however.
Thanks again to everyone who took part. I promise I'll respond sooner this time to any questions people may have!
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