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How 'Critically Open-Minded' Are We? An Australian Perspective Through the World Values Survey

Hosseini, S A Hamed; Saha, Lawrence


This article introduces ‘critical open-mindedness’ as a new sociological construct, which can be employed particularly in the studies of social attitudes and attitude change, social values, social identities, cross-cultural relations and social discrimination. By drawing on the data collected through the 2005 World Values Survey in Australia, we have operationalized the construct into an integrative social index, called ‘critical open-mindedness index’ consisting of five dimensional composite...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Indicators Research
DOI: 10.1007/s11205-017-1608-2


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