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Studies

Heeren (1969): study US 1967

Publication

Author(s):
Heeren, S.D.
Title:
Entrepreneurial vs. Bureaucratic Fathers as Related to Family Structure, Happiness, and Two Measures of Independence.
Source:
Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Kansas, 1969, USA

Investigation

Public:
Male undergraduates, University of Kansas, USA, 1967
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 103
Non Response:
5% incomplete information.
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy would you say your life is in general.....?                    
1  very unhappy
2  
3
4  neither happy
5  nor
6  unhappy
7  
8
9  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-g-sq-n-9-b
Author's label:
Happiness.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Age difference among young people Stage of study Current stage in school-career Work setting of father Parents occupation Parents are living together Number of parents (broken home) Parents marriage Relation between parents Discipline Abuse by parents Dominance of parents Permissive vs dominant Affectioness of parents Closeness to parents Father has high expectations Demanding Father is 'wearing the pants' in the family Parents marital satisfaction Father is seen as a strong person Personality of parents Mother is seen as a strong person Personality of parents Father has clear andstrong beliefs Attitudes of parents Protection and sup- port from parents inmoments of stress Supportive Being sheltered by parents Supportive Encouragement and guidance by parents Rearing-style of parents Father was able to be around the home a lot Relations with siblings Being oldest or onlychild Position in family Freedom at home Permissive vs dominant Size of home town Community size Living in an urban area Community size Other directedness Outgoing Independence of judgement Independent Need for social approval Approval seeking