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dc.contributor.authorAquino, Jakson Alves de-
dc.identifier.citationAquino, J. A. (2015)pt_BR
dc.identifier.issn0303-8300 (impresso)-
dc.identifier.issn1573-0921 (online)-
dc.descriptionAQUINO, Jakson Alves de. The meaning of trust for brazilians with higher education. Social Indicators Research, Prince George, v.1, p. 1-25, nov. 2015.pt_BR
dc.publisherSocial Indicators Researchpt_BR
dc.rightsAcesso Abertopt_BR
dc.subjectQuestion validitypt_BR
dc.subjectWorld values surveypt_BR
dc.titleThe meaning of trust for brazilians with higher educationpt_BR
dc.typeArtigo de Periódicopt_BR
dc.description.abstract-ptbrThe validity of the World Values Survey (WVS) question used to measure trust is disputed over and this article is intended to present the results of an online survey, conducted in Brazil, which tested the meaning of the term trust in the WVS question. The surveyed population is entirely Brazilian and the majority has received some form of higher education. The results of the survey partially corroborate the validity of the WVS and partially deny it. Within the results of this survey there are predominantly two dominant perspectives represented within the surveyed population including: respondents who think in friends and relatives as part of most people have a higher probability of also saying to trust most people which means that different people may be answering slightly different questions. However, respondents who say that trust most people have higher levels of trust in people in general than in family if compared with respondents who say to not trust most people which is in accordance with the expectation that the question adequately measures generalized interpersonal trust.pt_BR
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