Citation Classics from Social Indicators Research: The Most by Alex C. Michalos (auth.), Alex C. Michalos (eds.)

By Alex C. Michalos (auth.), Alex C. Michalos (eds.)

Social signs examine: a global and Interdisciplinary magazine for Quality-of-Life dimension was once based by means of Alex C. Michalos and released its first factor in March 1974. it's been the top magazine for scholarly learn in its box for over thirty years. This quantity is released in get together of that list of feat. the nineteen articles assembled listed here are a variety drawn from the 34 (2.4%) most often mentioned articles within the journal’s historical past. An introductory essay written through Michalos explains the historic and medical value of every article within the improvement of social symptoms or quality-of-life learn. It presents an extraordinary evaluation of the perceived clinical difficulties that researchers world wide addressed within the first 3 many years of exploration, in addition to a view of a few of the issues to be addressed sooner or later. a quick essay describing the origins of the magazine through its founder is usually integrated. someone drawn to having a unmarried quantity that comprises the superior examine produced during this box will locate this quantity irresistible.

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See Oliver and Bearden (1985), Wright (1985), and Michalos (1991). Rice, McFarlin and Bennett (1989) compared the predictive power of perceived discrepancy scores with calculated discrepancy scores for job satisfaction and concluded “It appears that the components of a discrepancy are not capable of totally capturing the psychological comparison process represented by have-want discrepancies. 597). Appealing to the different ways to measure changes in people’s lives (perceived changes versus numbers of significant life events), Atkinson thought that the often observed low correlations between objective and subjective indicators might be the result of the fact that “the objective event is too gross a measure to lead to a prediction of its effects”.

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Secondly, happiness is not situationally consistent. People are not equally happy in good and bad situations. Improvement or deterioration of life is typically followed by changes in the appreciation of it. This is also reflected at the collective level. Average happiness is highest in the countries that provide the best living conditions. Major changes in condition of the country affect average happiness of its citizens. Lastly, happiness is not entirely an internal matter. It is true that happiness roots to some extent in stable individual characteristics and collective orientations, but the impact of these inner factors is limited.

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