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Jan Cieciuch, Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt & Ren Algesheimer

In: The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology

Chapter 39: Assessment of Cross-Cultural Comparability

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Assessment of Cross-Cultural Comparability
Assessment of cross-cultural comparability
Jan CieciuchEldad DavidovPeter SchmidtRen Algesheimer

Comparing cultures seems to be easier nowadays than ever before. Researchers are provided with data collected in many different large cross-cultural surveys such as the European Social Survey (ESS), the International Social Survey Program (ISSP), the European Values Study (EVS) or the World Values Study (WVS), to name just a few. These datasets contain measurements of various variables that are considered to tap important social scientific dimensions of research, making them attractive for cross-culture comparisons and investigations. These variables include but are not limited to basic human values, well-being, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, life conditions, trust, sociodemographic attributes and many others. However, the widespread availability ...

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