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Social participation and university values in Brasil and Portugal in 2017

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  • Pontes, Herika P. (University of Fortaleza)
  • Frota, Mirna A. (University of Fortaleza)
  • Jardim, Maria Helena A. G. (University of Madeira)
  • Abdon, Ana Paula V. (University of Fortaleza)
  • Silva Júnior, Geraldo B. (University of Fortaleza)
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  • Abstract

    The research aimed to know and compare the social participation and values ​​defended by university students aged 18 to 24 in Brazil and Portugal. The representative sample consisted of 605 university students, of which 380 were from a private university located in Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, and 225 were from a private university located in Funchal, MA, Portugal. The instrument used in data collection was a validated questionnaire on Values, adapted from the European Values ​​Study, consisting of 39 questions, grouped into 6 dimensions of values: Individual Well-being; Interpersonal Relationships; Social Participation; Ethics and Sense of Life; Family and Sociopolitical Values. These include issues such as: human values, traditional values ​​and perception of social injustice. The collection was carried out between April and August 2017. Initially a call was made to the professors of the two universities in a collegiate meeting. After the demonstration, they recruited the students at the beginning or end of the classes, by direct invitation. All the scholars were clarified as to the objectives of the research, as well as elucidated on the confidentiality and anonymity of their identities, those who agreed to participate signed the free and informed consent term.

Update Metadata: 2019-02-11 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2019-02-11

Pontes, Herika P.; Frota, Mirna A.; Jardim, Maria Helena A. G.; Abdon, Ana Paula V.; Silva Júnior, Geraldo B. (2018): Social participation and university values in Brasil and Portugal in 2017. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.