Sex differences in value priorities: cross-cultural and multimethod studies.

  title={Sex differences in value priorities: cross-cultural and multimethod studies.},
  author={Shalom H. Schwartz and Tammy Rubel},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={89 6},
The authors assess sex differences in the importance of 10 basic values as guiding principles. Findings from 127 samples in 70 countries (N = 77,528) reveal that men attribute consistently more importance than women do to power, stimulation, hedonism, achievement, and self-direction values; the reverse is true for benevolence and universalism values and less consistently for security values. The sexes do not differ on tradition and conformity values. Sex differences are small (median d = .15… CONTINUE READING
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