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Correlational findings

Study Poff & Michalos (1988): study CA 1985

Public:
Feminists, members of a research-association, Canada, 1985
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 439
Non Response:
39%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Feminism
Our Classification
Operationalization
The Poff-Michalos Feminism Scale: 23 item index of direct questions with which one can either basically agree (=2) or disagree (=1). Possible sum scores range from 23-46. Typical items are:
- I believe in equal pay for work of equal value,
- A woman should have total control
  over her body, including reproductive
  control,
- Knowledge is male-biased
- Sexual harassment includes having to
  listen to sexist jokes at work
- Women and men should be equally res-
  ponsible for all domestic labour.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-7-a r = +.19 p < .01