Values and attitudes

Values and attitudes of individuals within a society are typically measured using population surveys. FORS manages several large-scale surveys in Switzerland, provides access to a wide range of data on values and attitudes and contributes to research in this field.

Recent publications from FORS concerning values and attitudes

Scientific publications of FORS collaborators
Culture, money attitudes and economic outcomes, Caroline Henchoz, Tristan Coste, Boris Wernli, 28/01/2019. Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 155:2. [DOI]

Economic Context and Attitudes towards the Welfare State: The Relationship between (Perceived) Unemployment Risk and Demand for Social PolicyPekari Nicolas, Rosset Jan, Schmid Flurina, 2018. pp. 215-229 dans Tillmann Robin, Voorpostel Marieke, Farago Peter (eds.) Life Course Research and Social Policies chap. 15, Springer International Publishing. [DOI]

Lassen sich in der direkten Demokratie die BürgerInnen in ihrem Stimmentscheid durch die Medienberichterstattung beeinflussen? Bernhard Laurent, 2018/04/09. pp. 89-102 dans Medien und direkte Demokratie, Schulthess Verlag.

Russian versus European welfare attitudes: Evidence from Round 8 of the European Social SurveyOchsner Michael, Ravazzini Laura, Gugushvili Dimitri, Fink Marcel, Grand Peter, Lelkes Orsolya, van Oorschot Wim, 2018/09/01., European Social Survey.

Wissensstand und Haltung der Allgemeinbevölkerung zur Humanforschung und deren Regelungen. Schlussbericht zur Bevölkerungsbefragung im Auftrag des Bundesamts für Gesundheit, Ehrler Franziska, Lebert Florence, 2018/08/31., Bundesamt für Gesundheit BAG.

The Transition to Marriage for Cohabiting Couples: Does it Shape Subjective Well-being and Opinions or Attitudes Toward Family, Ryser Valérie-Anne, Le Goff Jean-Marie, 2018/06/18. pp 47-59 in Tillman Robin, Vorpoostel Marieke, Farago Peter (eds.) Social Dynamics in Swiss Society. Empirical studies based on the Swiss Household Panel chap. 4, Springer. [DOI]

Does Commitment Change Worldviews?, Monsch Gian-Andrea, Passy Florence, 2018. pp 231-246 in Tillmann Robin, Voorpostel Marieke, Farago Peter (eds.) Social Dynamics in Swiss Society, Springer International Publishing. [DOI]

Social Dynamics in Swiss Society. Empirical Studies Based on the Swiss Household Panel, Tillmann Robin, Voorpostel Marieke, Farago Peter, 2018., Springer International Publishing. [DOI]

Les nouvelles masculinités en Suisse : une approche par l’idéologie de genre et la répartition du travail rémunéré et non rémunéré au sein des couples, Ben Salah Hakim, Wernli Boris, Henchoz Caroline, 2017/03/14. Enfances Familles Générations 26 pp. 1-27. Peer-reviewed.

The Role of Attitudes towards Maternal Employment in the Relationship between Job Quality and Fertility Intentions, Hanappi D., Ryser V.-A., Bernardi L., 2016/02. Journal of Research in Gender Studies, 6 (1) pp. 192-219. Peer-reviewed.

Family Attitudes and Gender Opinions of Cohabiting and Married Mothers in Switzerland, Ryser V.-A., Le Goff J.-M., 2015/10. Family Science pp. 1-10. Peer-reviewed. [DOI]

Contributions to blogs, newspapers and other non-scientific media
Fictive kin and families of choice in the European context, Voorpostel Marieke, 2018. Family Focus FF75 pp. F1-F3.

Data at FORS about values and attitudes

Surveys managed at FORS containing data on values and attitudes in general:
Projects and datasets from FORS measuring values and attitudes related to specific topics:
For more datasets see FORSbase.