Cross-national public opinion about homosexuality : examining attitudes across the globe (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Cross-national public opinion about homosexuality : examining attitudes across the globe

Author: Amy Adamczyk
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why are there big differences in attitudes about homosexuality? Using survey data from almost 90 societies, this book shows that cross-national differences in attitudes can largely be explained by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Adamczyk
ISBN: 9780520288751 0520288750 9780520288768 0520288769
OCLC Number: 981957624
Description: xi, 291 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 23 cm
Contents: The importance of religion, and the role of individual differences --
The importance of democracy and economic development --
Shaping attitudes in Protestant nations : a comparison of the United States, Uganda, and South Africa --
Understanding views in Muslim countries : an analysis of Malaysia, Indonesia, and Turkey --
The relatively liberal views of people from majority Catholic countries : an examination of Spain, Italy, and Brazil --
Investigating public opinion in Asian nations : Buddhism, Confucianism, and the importance of family ties in East Asia --
Shaping attitudes in Taiwan : a case study (Ok, but not in my family) --
Conclusion : other religions, outliers, and the future --
Appendix A. Countries included in WVS analysis by 2015 homosexuality laws and the nation's dominant religion --
Appendix B. WVS data and hierarchical models --
Appendix C. Additional macro-level indicators --
Appendix D. Details on content analysis of newspaper articles.
Responsibility: Amy Adamczyk.

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"An excellent comparative analysis of the degree of anti-gay attitudes in many nations... Summing Up: Highly recommended." * CHOICE * "[A] significant contribution to our overall understanding of Read more...

 
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