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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:
Selfreport 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 Sex (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 Farming career 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 Self reliance
Ecological values
Farm life commitment Attitudes to farming
Ecological values
Mindfulness Extraordinary experience Relationships Satisfaction with intimacy Time for self Perceived time-pressure Discrepancy: TSR-CA gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Current success in values
Self reliance
Ecological values
Discrepancy: TSR-HP gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Current success in values
Ecological values
Discrepancy: TSR-ES gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Current success in values
Ecological values
Discrepancy: HFP-CA gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Current success in values
Ecological values
Discrepancy: HFP-HP gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Current success in values
Ecological values
Discrepancy: HFP-ES gap Actual realization of lifegoals
Self reliance
Current success in values
Ecological values
Not named Summed effects of current individual conditions (micro level)