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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 Contemplorary 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:
Selfreport 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 Egalitarianism
Attitudes to communal living
Expressions of collectivistic values Individualism (vs collectivism)
Attitudes to communal living
expression of individualistic values Individualism (vs collectivism)
Object of life-goals
Materialism
Work values
Economical values
Satisfaction with Value Realization Current success in values
Attitudes to communal living
Satisfaction with ability fit Current success in 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 company
Satisfaction with work conditions
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 Sex (male vs female) Years of study Level of school-education Age Current age (in years) Holding Central Office Current occupation
Taking leading roles
Current leadership behavior
explained variance Socio-demographic + life-appraisals + personality