Changing Values among Western Publics from 1970 to 2006

@article{Inglehart2008ChangingVA,
  title={Changing Values among Western Publics from 1970 to 2006},
  author={Ronald F. Inglehart},
  journal={West European Politics},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={130 - 146}
}
  • R. Inglehart
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Sociology
  • West European Politics
In 1971 it was hypothesised that intergenerational value changes were taking place. More than a generation has passed since then, and today it seems clear that the predicted changes have occurred. A large body of evidence, analysed using three different approaches – (1) cohort analysis; (2) comparisons of rich and poor countries; (3) examination of actual trends observed over the past 35 years – all points to the conclusion that major cultural changes are occurring, and that they reflect a… Expand
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