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Deusto Social Values

Research aim, lines & team

Brief description of the research aims

Research on values, focusing on the following transversal variables;
1. The family: Study of family roles, models, children’s socialisation processes.
2. Work: Valuation of paid work, most highly valued business models, perception of competitiveness-individual responsibility –state responsibility.
3. Politics: Political values (equality, freedom, solidarity, social organisation), confidence in institutions, social capital, political participation. The environment.
4. Religion: Religiousness, religious practices, opinion of the Church as an institution, secularisation
5. Postmaterialism: New social values (material/postmaterial) and how they possibly overlap with traditional ideologies (left/right)
6. Identities: Group identity, localism as opposed to globalisation, nationalities
7. Tolerance: Social cohesion, immigration, social solidarity, civil and moral permissiveness. Individualisation.
8. Typologies: Draw up a typology of Spanish citizens from their cultural and value patterns.

Research Areas
  • Values, Equality, Society and Democracy
  • Values, Equality, Welfare and Social Policy

* Team recognised by the Basque Government


Head Researcher
María Silvestre

Research Team
Arantxa Rodríguez
Braulio Gómez
Edurne Bartolomé
Emma Sobremonte
Félix Arrieta
Iratxe Aristegui
Iziar Basterrechea
Jon Leonardo
Jone Goirigolzarri
Maite Aurrekoetxea
Manuel María Urrutia
Maria Usue Beloqui
Raquel Royo
Ainhoa Díez
Amaia Mosteiro
Ane Ferrán
Bakarne Etxeberria
Cinta Guinot
Edurne González
Mabel Segú
Iker Usón
Estíbaliz Linares
Lía González
Simona Sokolovska
Kadhija Yahya
Justine Mbelu
Maialen Suárez
Irene Pérez
Martín Zuñiga
Paloma Ellis
Ainhoa Izaguirre