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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The TRAPD method for survey translation

The translation of the questionnaire is a delicate phase for the European Values Study. Translations must ensure the comparability between countries, but also between waves of the EVS and of the World Values Survey (WVS). The EVS 2017 questionnaire was translated using the current best practice in survey…click for more details