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2008 | 39 | 4 | 226-235
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Pro-social basic human values and civic involvement. The moderating role of survival vs self-expression cultural context

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The present study investigated a hypothesis that the pro-social values differentiated by S. Schwartz's model of basic human values - universalism and benevolence - would positively predict civic involvement. Most importantly, authors expected that the type of pro-social value that would play a dominant motivational role would depend on moderating role of the level of self-expression and benevolence - cultural value dimension developed by R. Inglehart. Based on discriminant function analyses performed on the data gathered in 17 European countries through the European Social Survey conducted in 2002, authors found that universalism predicts civic involvement only in self-expression countries, whereas the role of benevolence is rather neglectable and independent of the cultural context. The results are discussed with reference to cross-cultural differences in Europe.
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39
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4
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226-235
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Contributors
  • Uniwersytet Warsawski, Instytut Nauk Spolecznych, ul. Stawki 5/7, 00-183 Warszawa, Poland
  • Piotr Radkiewwicz, Uniwersytet Warsawski, Instytut Nauk Spolecznych, ul. Stawki 5/7, 00-183 Warszawa, Poland
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