- 62-89 aged females, followed 4 years USA, 1967-71
- N = 44
- Non Response:
- 27%; 24% unattainable, 3% incomplete.
Sructured interview at home.
- Authors's label
- Cosmopolitan orientation towards social participation
- Our Classification
- 5-item index (agree / disagree):
1. belonging to local clubs is more re-
warding than to large nation-wide organizateions;
2. national and international events are less interesting than things that happen in the local community;
3. a person from a well-established family usually is a better choice for a responsible job than a capable
newcomer to the community;
4. big cities are all right, but the local community is the backbone of
5. I have a greater respect for an established local man than for a famous outsider. (adapted Dye Localism - Cosmopolitan Scale; see Dye, 1963). Ss classified as normatively: local / intermediate /
Assessed at T2.
Observed Relation with Happiness
% happy at T2: