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Studies

Jacob & Brinkerhoff (1999): study US 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Jacob, J.C.; Brinkerhoff, M.B.
Title:
Mindfulness and Subjective Well-Being in the Sustainability Movement: A Further Discrepancies Theory.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 1999, Vol. 46, 341 - 368

Investigation

Public:
'Back to the landers', USA 1998
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 565
Non Response:
41,8
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Lead item not reported.
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neutral
2. unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-H?-c-sq-v-5-b
Author's label:
overall happiness
Page in publication:
354

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Family income Household income Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) work status Current employment status Farm experiences Development of farm life Community size Community size Technological Self-Reliance Index Self reliance Homestead food production Self reliance Ecological Sensitivity Ecological values Country asceticism Ecological values Homestead production Ecological values
Self reliance
Farm life commitment Attitudes to farming
Ecological values
Mindfulness Extraordinary experience Relationships Satisfaction with intimate bonds Time for self Perceived time-pressure Discrepancy: TSR-CA gap Ecological values
Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Current living up to values
Discrepancy: TSR-HP gap Ecological values
Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Current living up to values
Discrepancy: TSR-ES gap Ecological values
Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Current living up to values
Discrepancy: HFP-CA gap Ecological values
Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Current living up to values
Discrepancy: HFP-HP gap Ecological values
Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Current living up to values
Discrepancy: HFP-ES gap Ecological values
Self reliance
Actual realization of lifegoals
Current living up to values
Not named Summed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)