Tight-looseness of norms in nations

Strength of norms Tolerance for deviant behavior as assessed with survey questions such as:
– There are many social norms that people are supposed to abide by in this country
– In this country, if someone acts in an inappropriate way, others will strongly disapprove
– People in this country almost always comply with social norms
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Related topics: Work values, Individualism, Value principles:; Schwartz dimensions, Tolerance
Related themes: Cultural climate, Values

The dataset States of Nations is about characteristics of countries in periods (macro variables). It is part of the World Database of Happiness. Developed for the identification of societal conditions for happiness, the dataset can also be used for other purposes.