Correlational findings

Study Leviatan (2004): study IL 2004

18+ aged, general public, living in Kibbutzim, Israel, 2004
N = 4700
Non Response:
Questionnaire: paper


Authors's Label
Expression of community value
Our Classification
Error Estimates
M=3.59, SD=1.05
Selfreport on 5 questions on desired life in a society that practices:
- communal ownership of means of prduction
- communal production
- qualitative equality
- no connection between contribution and remuneration
- full mutal solidarity

Rated 1 (highest or most positive) to 5 (lowest or least positive)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a r = +.20 p < .001 O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = +.10 p < .05 Beta controlled for:
- social, collective values
- individualistic values
- satisfaction with Kibbutz realization of social/ideology values
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = ns Beta additonally controlled for:
- satisfaction with fit of Kibbutz life to won aspirations an abilities
- satisfaction with feeling of "belonging" and "at home" in Kibbutz
- satisfaction with material standard of living
- satisfaction with work domain
- satisfaction with interpersonal relationships in Kibbutz
- gender
- years of formal education
- holding central office during the last five years
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.07 p < .05 Beta additionally controlled for:
- satisfaction with one's Kibbutz life
- psychological commitment to one's Kibbutz life
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a rpc = -.07 rpc controlled for:
- satisfaction with one's Kibbutz Life
- psychological commitment to one's Kibbutz life