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Studies

Lerner (1958): study ZZ Middle East 1950

Publication

Author(s):
Lerner, D.
Title:
The Passing of Traditional Society Modernizing the Middle East.
Source:
The Free Press, 1958, New York, USA

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 6 nations Middle East, 1950
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 1600
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews by native scholars

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Modernity Current modernity Political extremism Preference for: center vs extremes
Political concern