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Correlational findings

Study Barnes et al. (1979): study US 1974

Public:
16+ aged, general public, USA, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1719
Non Response:
29%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Protest Potential
Our Classification
Operationalization
Approval and activity in 7 political protest behaviors.(each range 0-7)
* signing petitions
* joining in boycots
* attending lawful demonstrations
* refusing to pay rent or taxes
* joining in wildcat strikes
* occupying buildings
* blocking traffic
The Protest Potential Scale was made from a combination of 2 questions:
A:  In each case the response categories
    were:  (1)strongly approve (2) approve
    (3) disapprove and (4) strongly  
    disapprove
B:  For each of the 7 activities mentioned
    above, respondents were asked wether
    they (1) had done (2) would do, (3)
    might do or(4) would never do such a
    thing

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ka r = -.09 ns