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Shamir (1985a): study IL 1983

Publication

Author(s):
Shamir, B.
Title:
Unemployment and 'Free Time'. The Role of Protestant Work Ethic and Work Involvement.
Source:
Leisure Studies, 1985, Vol. 4, 333 - 345

Investigation

Public:
27-47 aged unemployed male academics, Israel, 1983
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 59
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"On the whole, how is your general mood these days....?"
1  bad almost all the time
2  
3
4
5  good almost all the time"
Classification:
A-AOL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Generale morale
Remarks:
Whole survey of 435 respondents: M=3,6 SD=0,94
Page in publication:
337

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Study as a leisure activity Studying
Reading
Reading books as a leisure activity Leisure
Reading