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Book chapter

Universal in the content and structure of values: theoretical advances and empirical tests in 20 countries

P. 1-65.
Schwartz S.

This article discusses work that is part of a larger project intended to explore the importance of values in a wide variety of contexts. The project addresses three broad questions about values. First, how are the value priorities of individuals affected by their social experiences? That is, how do the common experiences people have, because of their shared locations in the social structure, influence their value priorities? And, how do individuals’ unique experiences affect their value priorities? Second, how do the value priorities held by individuals affect their behavioral orientations and choices? That is, how do value priorities influence ideologies, attitudes, and actions in the political, religious, environmental, and other domains?

In book

Universal in the content and structure of values: theoretical advances and empirical tests in 20 countries
Iss. 25. San Diego: Academic Press, 1992.