Anuario de investigaciones
On-line version ISSN 1851-1686
SOSA, Fernanda Mariel; MELE, Silvia and ZUBIETA, Elena. Attitudes towards multiculturalism, values and emotionalintelligence in military population in peace missions. Anu. investig. [online]. 2009, vol.16, pp. 285-292. ISSN 1851-1686.
Increasing people moving from one cultural context to other caused by economics, political, cultural or general social reasons set multiculturalism and related abilities in the center of the analysis. New contextual demands and multicultural experiences reinforce the interest and necessity of going further in the study of values and social competences which help to reduce acculturation stress such as emotional intelligence. Research aim is to explore in the relationship between multiculturalism attitudes, values and emotional intelligence based on a convenience sample of 104 military participants involved in peace missions. Results show high punctuations in self-trascendence values and its relationship with accurate levels of emotional intelligence and favourable attitudes towards multiculturalism.
Keywords : Multiculturalism; Values; Emotional intelligence; Population military; Peace Mission.