Due to the COVID19 outbreak, some of the countries participating in EVS2017 had to postpone the fieldwork and are now following the steps to its preparation according to the EVS Methodological Guidelines. Portugal finished the data collection before the outbreak and the data is being processed to be included in the final release (October 2020).
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Neoliberalism and multiculturalism have failed, but this isn’t a failure of liberalism
Professor Dimitar Vatsov (New Bulgarian University), member of the Bulgarian team of EVS, published a reflection on the cultural boundaries of liberalism. Read it on the webpage of the EVS Bulgaria website (text in English).
What is new in the 3rd pre-release?
- The release includes two integrated datasets:
- With Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and North Macedonia, three new countries were included in the Integrated Dataset (ZA7500).
- Further harmonized variables on education, occupation, and income were added to both integrated datasets (ZA7500 and ZA7502).
- New calibration weights were included in the Integrated Dataset (ZA7500).
- In addition and due to their specific samples, individual datasets for Greece (ZA7546) and the Swedish minority in Finland (ZA7549) were published.
- The documentation was updated (as of 27 May 2020).
Here you can find data and documentation.
Current version of the integrated datasets:
EVS 2017 Integrated Dataset: ZA7500, v3-0-0 (2020-05-27), doi:10.4232/1.13511
EVS 2017 Integrated Dataset – Matrix Design Data: ZA7502, v1-0-0 (2020-05-27) doi:10.4232/1.13092.
For further information on data download, see Data Access
One goal of EVS Pre-releases is to improve the quality of the data and its documentation. Information on errors or omissions in the data and the documentation is very welcome. Please report any problems to the EVS Data Service at GESIS, Cologne. Many thanks!
EVS data, as well as data from more than 6,000 social sciences studies, can be again accessed and downloaded.
The GESIS data download is back online. Data can be found via the GESIS Search (https://search.gesis.org) and downloaded with all documentation and materials after registration and login. This requires a registration and login under https://login.gesis.org. As before, access to more sensitive research data can be granted upon request. More information on GESIS website.
Here is a direct link to the dataset and documentation of the most recent version of EVS2017.
The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung released a study carried out by Pierre Brechon on French Values.
Three the main highlights:
Social cohesion is based on a solid foundation of values: tolerance and old-ruism have increased over the years, social participation, trust in others and xenophobia remain stable
Attitudes characterised by individualisation are increasing in all areas of life (family, society, religion, work, politics), but do not lead to social egoism.
A mixed picture emerges with regard to attitudes towards democracy: Despite a clear commitment to representative democracy, alternative or authoritarian political systems are becoming increasingly popularAttitudes characterised by individualisation are increasing in all areas of life (family, society, religion, work, politics), but do not lead to social egoism.
The paper can be downloaded here (German).
An up-to-date version of the EVS Bibliography is now online.
It includes 2161 Entries:
1117 Article (Journal Articles)
532 InCollection (Book Chapters)
49 Inproceedings (Conference Papers)
54 PhDThesis (Dissertations)
33 Mastersthesis (Master’s Theses)
104 TechReport (Working Paper)
Is your EVS publication not in the EVS Bibliography?
Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the bibliographic information on your publication (title, author(s), year of publication, journal or publisher, online resources).
The Board of the EVS Foundation has three new members. As of January 2020, Ruud Luijks, Vera Lomazzi, and Markus Quandt have been appointed as Board members.
The EVS Foundation is the highest legal authority of EVS. The Foundation aims at planning and promoting joint activities and offers assistance in fundraising for the EVS project. The EVS Foundation is directed by a Board whose tasks are to control contractual agreements, to initiate and mediate with funding agencies and to appoint members in the Executive Committee (nominated by Council of Program Directors). Current members of the Board are
Chair: Paul de Graaf
Secretary: Loek Halman
ANBI information and annual accounts of the Foundation can be found here.