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Studies

Leviatan (2004): study IL 2004

Publication

Author(s):
Leviatan, U.
Title:
Belief in Values and Their Perceived Realization as Determinants of Quality of Life. The Case of Kibbutz Members.
Source:
Glatzer, W.; Von Below, S.; Stoffregen, M.; Eds.: "Challenges for Quality of Life in the Contemporary World", Kluwer, 2004, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 271 - 294

Investigation

Public
18+ aged, general public, living in Kibbutzim, Israel, 2004
Sample
Probability cluster sample
Respondents
N = 4700
Non Response
30%
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

"....... satisfaction with life ....."
(full question not reported)
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  don't know/satisfied
2  don't know/not satisfied
1  disappointed in life
Classification:
O-SL?-?-sq-v-5-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Expression of community value Egalitarian values
Attitudes to communal living
Expressions of collectivistic values Individualistic values
Attitudes to communal living
expression of individualistic values Object of life-goals
Work values
Economical values
Materialistic values
Individualistic values
Satisfaction with Value Realization Current living up to values
Attitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with ability fit Current living up to values
Value-environment fit
Attitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with feeling of belonging to Kibbutz Attitudes to communal living Satisfaction of material standard of living Attitudes to one's possessions Satisfaction with work domain Satisfaction with career
Satisfaction with work conditions
Satisfaction with company
Attitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with social relations Satisfaction with quality of personal contacts
Attitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with one's Kibbutz life Attitudes to communal living psychological commitment to one's Kibbutz life Attitudes to communal living Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Years of study Level of school-education Age Current age (in years) Holding Central Office Current leadership behavior
Taking leading roles
Current occupation
explained variance Summed socio-demographic + life-appraisals + personality