Values in Conservation : The Relationship between Values, Religion, and European Society

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dc.contributor Helsingin yliopisto, Valtiotieteellinen tiedekunta, Sosiaalitieteiden laitos fi
dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Research en
dc.contributor Helsingfors universitet, Statsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Institutionen för socialvetenskaper sv
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, Amanda
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri URN:NBN:fi:hulib-201703272387
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/39641
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this thesis is to determine how values, specifically Conservation, relate to religion, between Catholics and Protestants in particular, and with spirituality. It explores previous research and literature, and seeks to understand how human values are related to religiosity in Europe today by focusing on socioeconomic variables and the participants’ self-reported measurements of values and religiosity. It also considers the history and significance of current values, as well as the social dynamics that inspire and shape, support and challenge them. Values, religion, and society dynamically interact, and this study attends to this relationship. Survey data regarding values and religiosity were taken from the European Social Survey 2010 and were analyzed using paired independent sample t-tests. All genders, ages, education levels, and income levels were considered. Regarding Conservation, there was a very significant difference between those affiliating with a religion and those not affiliating with a religion, and also between Catholics and Protestants. These results may indicate that while Europe is a post-industrial, post-modern region of the world, religion remains an important influence among many. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Helsingfors universitet sv
dc.publisher University of Helsinki en
dc.publisher Helsingin yliopisto fi
dc.subject values en
dc.subject religion en
dc.subject catholism en
dc.subject protestantism en
dc.subject sprituality en
dc.subject katolisuus fi
dc.subject protestantismi fi
dc.subject spiritualismi fi
dc.title Values in Conservation : The Relationship between Values, Religion, and European Society en
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu-avhandlingar sv
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu -tutkielmat fi
dc.type.ontasot master's thesis en
dc.subject.discipline Social Psychology en
dc.subject.discipline Sosiaalipsykologia fi
dc.subject.discipline Socialpsykologi sv
dct.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:hulib-201703272387

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