Theoretical Aspects of World Value Survey: Main Principles, Challenges and Critics

Levan Tarkhnishvili, Gigi Tevzadze

Abstract


In this article are discussed values and their role in forming and developing society. In the article we approach theoretical aspects, in particular: modernization theory and stages of its development, modernization and democracy development, classification of values and their changes, as well as results of the World Values Survey; also, we consider methodological difficulties and problems related to the survey and in conclusion we offer an alternative methodological approach in the studying of values and their development.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v9n11P90

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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