English title: The functional theory of human values: From intentional overlook to first acknowledgement—A reply to Schwartz

Author(s): Valdiney Gouveia - Taciano Milfont - Valeschka Guerra -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2014


Schwartz has been aware of the Functional Theory of Values for over a decade. For the first time, Schwartz (2014) acknowledges the Gouveia theory and provides considerations based on the Gouveia, Milfont, and Guerra (2014) study. In this reply we present a historical overview of the development of the theory, noting unwarranted barriers to the publication of our work. We then address his comments, focusing on the theoretical innovations of the theory and remarking that recent refinements of Schwartz’s model were already evident in the Gouveia theory. Hypotheses tested in Gouveia et al. (2014) are also re-tested and supported with European Social Survey data using the Schwartz PVQ-21. We conclude by summarizing current projects that offer further opportunities to continue the theoretical debate.

Volume: 68

Issue: 0

From page no: 250

To page no: 253

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1016/J.PAID.2014.03.025

Journal: Personality and Individual Differences

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