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Research data: VALUES IN SOCIETY

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2014 Determinants of multiple sexual partnerships in South Africa

This paper aims to examine determinants of multiple sexual partnerships (MSPs) among South African men and women using a nationally represen...

2013 Family matters: an overview of family values and preferences

The South African government introduced a series of legislative and policy reforms aimed at promoting stronger, more cohesive families after...

2011 Community norms for HIV risk behaviors among men in a South African township

We investigated alcohol-related sexual risk behavior from the perspective of social norms theory. Adults (N = 895, 62% men) residing in a S...

2011 Differences between tight and loose cultures: a 33-nation study

With data from 33 nations, we illustrate the differences between cultures that are tight (have many strong norms and a low tolerance of devi...