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Correlational findings

Study Barnes et al. (1979): study XZ Germany West 1974

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1974
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2307
Non Response:
28
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Type of political actors
Our Classification
Operationalization
Type of political actors:                  
a: Inactives       
b: Conformists
c: Reformists
d: Activists
e: Protesters
This typology is based on two Guttman scales of the:
1) the Conventional Political Participation
   Scale(none activities,read newspaper,
   discuss politics, work in community,
   work in political party, convince
   friends, attain political rally) and
2) the Protest Potential Scale (none
   activities, signing petition, attending
   lawful demonstrations,joining boycotts,
   refusing to pay rent or tax, occupying
   buildings, blocking traffic, joining
   wildcat strikes)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ka DM = - a: Mt=6,9
b: Mt=7,2
c: Mt=7,3
d: Mt=6,9
e: Mt=7,1