English title: Basic Values: How They Motivate and Inhibit Prosocial Behavior

Author(s): Shalom H. Schwartz -

Language: English

Type: Book chapter

Year: 2009


The chapter demonstrates the key role that basic values can play in prosocial behavior. It elaborates a theory of the decision making processes that underlies such behavior, emphasizing the role of values and supports this theory with findings from a wide variety of studies.

From page no: 221

To page no: 241

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