AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL AWARENESS AMONG FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN
Keywords:Political Awareness; Higher Education Institutions, Faculty, KP & Pakistan.
This paper explores the level of political awareness of the faculty of different universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Using the positivist theory and Survey method, this paper draws on structured questionnaire with respondents (n = 363) who identified as Lecturers; Assistant Professors; Associate Professors and Professors. Statistical analysis focused on the multiple dimensions of awareness, Objects of Political Awareness and their contribution to the components of political awareness, experienced by respondents, including the objects of awareness: political structures; political processes; political actors; and political cleavages; political roles and political issues while facets of awareness: political attentiveness; political knowledge; political empathetic; political participation and political discussion. The authors’ results point to that predictors were strongly, significantly and positively associated with Components of Political Awareness and 97 % change can be attributed to these predictors, objects, in criterion, components of Political Awareness. On the other hand, our results also point to that the demographic variables represented varied results.