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Studies

Jacob & Brinkerhoff (1997): study US 1989

Publication

Author(s):
Jacob, J.C.; Brinkerhoff, M.D.
Title:
Values, Performance and Subjective Well-Being in the Sustainability Movement: An Elaboration of Multiple Discrepancies Theory.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1997, Vol. 42, 171 - 204

Investigation

Public:
'Back to the land' mini farmers, USA,1989
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 565
Non Response:
43,8
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Lead item not reported
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy
Classification:
O-H?-?-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Overall happiness
Page in publication:
186

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Realized homestead production Actual realization of lifegoals
Ecological values
Current success in values
Self reliance
Realized Ecological Sensitivity Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Ecological values
Current success in values
Realized Country Asceticism Actual realization of lifegoals
Ecological values
Current success in values
Self reliance
Realized Homestead Production Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Ecological values
Current success in values
Educational Attainment Level of school-education Family Income Household income Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Family Size Number of children Marital Status Married state (compared to non-married states) Farm experience Farming career Community Size Community size Employment UNCLASSIFIED Work Status Current employment status Time for Leisure Perceived time-pressure Never rushed Perceived time-pressure
Speedy, hurried
Not tied down Amount of restrictions perceived Time to travel satisfaction Perceived time-pressure
Satisfaction with leisure hours
Technical Self Reliance Specific possessions
Current characteristics of the farm
Current absence of restrictions (social freedom)
Self reliance
Homestead food production Economic success of farm
Non-money income from farming
Self reliance
TSR -country asceticism gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Current success in values
Ecological values
Self reliance
TSR-homestead production gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Ecological values
Current success in values
Self reliance
TSR-Ecological Sensitivity Gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Current success in values
Ecological values
Self reliance
HFP-homestead production gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Current success in values
Ecological values
Self reliance
HFP- country asceticism gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Ecological values
Current success in values
Self reliance
HFP-Ecological sensitivity gap Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Ecological values
Current success in values