New Book: European Values in Numbers. Trends and Traditions at the Turn of the Century



A new book in the EVS Brill Series by Ruud Luijkx, Loek Halman, Inge Sieben (Tilburg University); Evelyn Brislinger, and Markus Quandt (GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences).

This volume presents the beliefs and values of people in European countries and the trends that appeared at turn of the century. Based on survey data from the 1981, 1990, 1999, and 2008 values studies in Europe, trends in human values are examined concerning important life domains such as religion and morality, primary relations and family life, work and leisure time, society and political culture. It shows the cultural varieties and similarities in value profiles of the Europeans at the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st century.



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Mixed-mode implementation in the EVS One of the methodological innovations of the 5th wave of EVS is the possibility to carry out a mixed-mode data collection. Some countries will develop a self-administered Web survey (with postal follow-up in some cases) in parallel to the traditional, face-to-face…click for more details