Christian Welzel

Leuphana University of Lueneburg

Scharnhorststraße 1

Lüneburg, 21335

Germany

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Myasnitskaya street, 20

Moscow, Moscow 119017

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Generalizing Trust: How Outgroup-Trust Grows Beyond Ingroup-Trust

World Values Research, WVR Volume 5, Number 3, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Jan Delhey and Christian Welzel
University of Bremen - School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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trust, social capital, modernization, human empowerment, cooperation

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Wertetransmission Und Wertewandel: Eine Explorative Drei-Generationen-Studie (Value Transmission and Value Change: An Exploratory Three-Generation Study)

ZSE : Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation 26 (2006) 4, S. 341-360
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Mar 2014
Klaus Boehnke and Christian Welzel
Jacobs University Bremen and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Werthaltungen, Wertewandel, Wertetransmission, Schwartz, Kinder

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Islam and Patriarchy: How Robust is Muslim Support for Patriarchal Values?

World Values Research, WVR Volume 4, Number 2, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Amy C. Alexander and Christian Welzel
Center for the Study of Democracy and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
Downloads 233 (132,327)
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Gender Equality, Islam, Oil Economies, Patriarchy

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Evolution, Empowerment and Emancipation: How Societies Ascend the Utility Ladder of Freedoms

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 29/SOC/2013
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Downloads 209 (146,837)
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action resources, civic entitlements, civilization process, cool-water condition, democratization, economic development, emancipation theory, emancipative values, human empowerment, social evolution, technological progress, utility ladder of freedoms

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Genes, Security, Tolerance and Happiness

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 31/SOC/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR), Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) - Institute of General Genetics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Tartu - Department of Psychology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, National Research University Higher School of Economics and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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genetic research, World Values Survey, happiness, tolerance

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The China Puzzle: Falling Happiness in a Rising Economy

Brockmann, H., J. Delhey, C. Welzel & H. Yuan (2009). “The China Puzzle: Falling Happiness in a Rising Economy.” Journal of Happiness Studies 10:387-405.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Hilke Brockmann, Jan Delhey, Christian Welzel and Hao Yuan
Jacobs University Bremen, University of Bremen - School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Bremen - Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS)
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Happiness, Life satisfaction, Relative deprivation, Inequality, Income, Transition economies, Market economy

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Understanding the Russian Malaise: The Collapse and Recovery of Subjective Well-Being in Post-Communist Russia

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 32/SOC/2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR), Harvard University - Department of Government, National Research University Higher School of Economics and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
Downloads 180 (168,517)
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World Values Survey, Russia, happiness, subjective well-being

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Corruption and Social Values: Do Postmaterialists Justify Bribery?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 34/SOC/2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Maria Kravtsova, Aleksey Y. Oshchepkov and Christian Welzel
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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corruption, bribery, social values, postmaterialism, impartiality, norm deviations

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Value Structure and Dimensions: Evidence from the German World Values Survey

Held, M., J. Mueller, F. Deutsch, E. Grzechnik & C. Welzel (2009). "Value Structures and Dimensions: Evidence from the German WVS." World Values Research 2(3):56-77.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Jacobs University Bremen, Jacobs University Bremen, School of Humanities & Social Sciences - SHSS, Independent and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Measuring Effective Democracy: The Human Empowerment Approach

World Values Research, WVR, Volume 1, Number 1, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Amy C. Alexander
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and Center for the Study of Democracy
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bounded vs. unbound autocracy, civic rights, effective vs. ineffective democracy, human empowerment, people power, rule of law

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Changing Mass Priorities: The Link between Modernization and Democracy

Inglehart, R. & C. Welzel (2010). “Changing Mass Priorities: The Link between Modernization and Democracy.” Perspectives on Politics 8 (2): 551-567.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Ronald F. Inglehart and Christian Welzel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Evidencing and Explaining Democratic Congruence: The Perspective of 'Substantive' Democracy

World Values Research, WVR Volume 1, Number 3, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Hans-Dieter Klingemann
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and Social Science Research Center
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congruence, demand and supply of democracy, substantive democracy

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Measuring Effective Democracy: A Defense

World Values Research, WVR Volume 4, Number 1, 2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Amy C. Alexander, Ronald F. Inglehart and Christian Welzel
Center for the Study of Democracy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
Downloads 59 (362,611)
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bounded vs. unbound autocracy, civic rights, effective vs. ineffective democracy, human empowerment, people power, rule of law

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Personal Values and Political Activism: A Cross-National Study

British Journal of Psychology (2014); DOI:10.1111/bjop.12067
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
University of Rome I - Department of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Psychology, University of Rome I, University of Bamberg, University of Zurich, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Queensland - School of Psychology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Istanbul Bilgi University - Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Catholic University of Brazil (UCB), University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki - Department of Psychology, Université de Constantine, Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Rome I - Department of Psychology
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political activism; values; cross-cultural; participation

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What Insights Can Multi-Country Surveys Provide About People and Societies?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Ronald F. Inglehart and Christian Welzel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Reinventing the Kantean Peace: The Emerging Mass Basis of Global Security

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 28/SOC/2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
Ronald F. Inglehart, Christian Welzel and Bi Puranen
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR), Leuphana University of Lueneburg and Institute of Future Studies
Downloads 47 (401,785)

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Evolutionary Emancipation Theory, World Values Survey, war and peace

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Rising Support for Reproductive Freedoms: Emancipatory Breakthroughs into a Bulwark of Tradition

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 30/SOC/2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
Amy C. Alexander, Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Center for the Study of Democracy, Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Downloads 36 (444,321)
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emancipative values, existential opportunities, reproductive freedoms, secular values, sex norms, utility ladder of freedoms

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Agency, Values and Well-Being: A Human Development Model

Welzel, C. & R. Inglehart (2010). “Values, Agency, and Well-Being: A Human Development Model.” Social Indicators Research 97 (1): 43-63.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
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Agency feelings, Cultural evolution, Emancipative values, Human development, Knowledge economies, Life satisfaction, Well-being

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Survey Response and Observed Behavior: Emancipative and Secular Values Predict Pro-Social Behaviors

Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2017
Deborah Kistler, Christian Thöni and Christian Welzel
University of Lausanne, University of Lausanne and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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values; behavior; experiment; survey; equivalence, cooperation, prosocial behavior; property

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Effective Democracy, Mass Culture, and the Quality of Elites: The Human Development Perspective

Welzel, C. (2002). “Effective Democracy, Mass Culture, and the Quality of Elites: The Human Development Perspective.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 43 (3), 269-298.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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The Shadow of the Family: Historical Roots of Social Capital in Europe

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 82/SOC/2018
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Maria Kravtsova, Aleksey Y. Oshchepkov and Christian Welzel
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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historical family structure, social capital, bridging social capital, bonding social capital, corruption, modernization.

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Subverting Autocracy: Emancipative Mass Values in Competitive Authoritarian Regimes

Zavadskaya, M.; Welzel, C. (2014). "Subverting Autocracy: The Role of Emancipative Mass Values." Democaritzation 21: 1-26
Posted: 04 Dec 2014
Christian Welzel and Margarita Zavadskaya
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and European University Institute

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emancipative values, repression, electoral authoritarianism, protest, elections

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Exploring the Unknown: Predicting the Responses of Publics Not Yet Surveyed

Inglehart, R. & C. Welzel (2005). “Exploring the Unknown: Predicting the Responses of Publics Not Yet Surveyed.” International Review of Sociology 15 (1), 173-204.
Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)

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Democratization as the Growth of Freedom: The Human Development Perspective

Welzel, C. & R. Inglehart (2006). “Democratization as the Growth of Freedom: The Human Development Perspective.” Japanese Journal of Political Science 6 (3), 313-343.
Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)

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The Asian Values Thesis Revisited: Evidence from the World Values Surveys

Welzel, C. (2011). The Asian Values Thesis Revisited: Evidence from the World Values Surveys. Japanese Journal of Political Science, 12, pp 1-31. doi:10.1017/S1468109910000277.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg

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Emancipative Values and Nonviolent Protest: The Importance of 'Ecological' Effects

British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 42, No. 02. (April 2012), pp. 465-479, doi:10.1017/s0007123411000421
Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Franziska Deutsch
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and School of Humanities & Social Sciences - SHSS

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Other Papers (13)

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How Development Leads to Democracy: What We Know About Modernization

Inglehart, R. & C. Welzel (2009). “How Development Leads to Democracy: What We Know About Modernization Today?” Foreign Affairs 88 (2):33-48.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Ronald F. Inglehart and Christian Welzel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Political Culture and Democracy: Analyzing Crosslevel Linkages

Inglehart, R. & C. Welzel (2003). “Political Culture and Democracy: Analyzing Crosslevel Linkages.” Comparative Politics 36 (1), 61-79 (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Ronald F. Inglehart and Christian Welzel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Development, Freedom and Rising Happiness: A Global Perspective 1981-2006

Inglehart, R., R. Foa, C. Peterson & C. Welzel (2008). “Development, Freedom and Rising Happiness: A Global Perspective 1981-2006.” Perspectives on Psychological Science 3 (4):264-85.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR), Harvard University - Department of Government, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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The Role of Mass Beliefs in Comparative Politics

Welzel, C. & R. Inglehart (2007). “The Role of Mass Beliefs in Comparative Politics,” in: C.S. Boix & S. Stokes (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics, New York: Oxford University Press, 297-316.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
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Emancipative Values and Democracy

Welzel, C. & R. Inglehart (2006). “Emancipative Values and Democracy.” Studies in Comparative International Development 41 (3), 74-94.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel and Ronald F. Inglehart
Leuphana University of Lueneburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
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The Theory of Human Development: A Cross-Cultural Analysis

Welzel, C., R. Inglehart & H.-D. Klingemann (2003). “The Theory of Human Development: A Cross-Cultural Analysis.” European Journal of Political Research 42, 341-379.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Leuphana University of Lueneburg, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Social Science Research Center
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Which Way is History Marching? Debating the Authoritarian Revival: Inglehart and Welzel Reply

Inglehart, R. & C. Welzel (2009). “Which Way is History Marching? Debating the Authoritarian Revival: Inglehart and Welzel Reply.” Foreign Affairs 88 (July/August 2009):157-159.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2014
Ronald F. Inglehart and Christian Welzel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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How Selfish are Self-Expression Values? A Civicness Test

Welzel, C. & R. Inglehart (2010). “Values, Agency, and Well-Being: A Human Development Model.” Social Indicators Research 97 (1): 43-63.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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altruism, civicness, individualism, self-expression, social capital

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Are Levels of Democracy Affected by Mass Attitudes? Testing Attainment and Sustainment Effects on Democracy

Welzel, C. (2007). “Are Levels of Democracy Affected by Mass Attitudes? Testing Attainment and Sustainment Effects on Democracy” International Political Science Review 28 (4): 397-424.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Democratization, Mass attitudes, Mass action, Political culture

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Democratization as an Emancipative Process: The Neglected Role of Mass Motivations

Welzel, C. (2006). “Democratization as an Emancipative Process.” European Journal of Political Research 45 (6): 871-896.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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The Myth of Asian Exceptionalism: Response to Bomhoff and Gu

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology October 2012 vol. 43 no. 7 1039-1054
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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cultural psychology, developmental, social, national development, values, attitudes, beliefs

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Liberalism, Postmaterialism, and the Growth of Freedom: The Human Development Perspective

Welzel, C. & R. Inglehart (2005). “Liberalism, Postmaterialism, and the Growth of Freedom: The Human Development Perspective.” International Review of Sociology 15 (1), 81-108.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Christian Welzel
Leuphana University of Lueneburg

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Social Capital, Voluntary Associations, and Collective Action: Which Aspects of Social Capital Have the Greatest ‘Civic’ Payoff?

Welzel, C., R. Inglehart & F. Deutsch (2005). “Social Capital, Voluntary Associations, and Collective Action: Which Aspects of Social Capital Have the Greatest ‘Civic’ Payoff?” Journal of Civil Society 1 (2), 121-146.
Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Christian Welzel, Ronald F. Inglehart and Franziska Deutsch
Leuphana University of Lueneburg, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and School of Humanities & Social Sciences - SHSS

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