The Community, Autonomy, and Divinity Scale (CADS): A New Tool for the Cross-Cultural Study of Morality

  title={The Community, Autonomy, and Divinity Scale (CADS): A New Tool for the Cross-Cultural Study of Morality},
  author={Valeschka Martins Guerra and Roger Giner-Sorolla},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  pages={35 - 50}
Moral rules are an important aspect of culture.Yet to date, no published scale exists to measure the endorsement of different moral codes. We report the development of the Community, Autonomy, and Divinity Scale (CADS), based on Shweder’s moral codes, as a means to measure cross-cultural, subcultural, and individual differences in the contents of morality. Scale development, confirmatory factor analysis, and convergent and discriminant validity are reported in Studies 1 and 2, as well as… 

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