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Shalom H. Schwartz is an American-born and -educated scholar who, with his family, immigrated to Israel during the late 1970s and took up teaching at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Identified alternatively as a sociologist, a social psychologist, and a psychologist, Schwartz’s enduring contribution to the intercultural field is as the conceptual leader and coordinator of an extensive, decades-long, cross-cultural study of the structure, antecedents, and consequences of value priorities at both the individual and the societal level. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles in at least nine different academic journals, plus chapters in half a dozen edited books.

This entry reviews the contribution of Schwartz to the study of global values, the research method he employed, and the contribution his work has made to ...

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