Dictionary developed in the paper:

Simonsen, K. B., & Widmann, T. (2023). When Do Political Parties Moralize? A Cross-National Study of the Strategic Use of Moral Language in Political Communication on Immigration. OSF Preprints.

Please start by reading this article which contains information about the creation and performance of the dictionary. The dictionary files are free to use for academic research. In case you use one or multiple of the dictionary files, please always cite the article above.

In order to obtain all necessary files, follow the link to the Github repo. The repository contains all dictionary files and a R-script to apply the dictionary files.

Tobias Widmann
Tobias Widmann
Assistant Professor in Political Science

My research interests include political rhetoric, emotions & morality, and computational text analysis.