Global Report on Student Well-Being Volume II: Family, Friends, Living Partner, and Self-Esteem

I suppose that most of the people reading this volume will have read or have access to Volume One of my Global Report on Student Well­ Being. Therefore, I will not review the background literature relevant to multiple discrepancies theory (MDT), the theory itself or the essential features of the int...

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Main Author: Michalos, Alex C.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 1991, 1991
Edition:1st ed. 1991
Series:Recent Research in Psychology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:I suppose that most of the people reading this volume will have read or have access to Volume One of my Global Report on Student Well­ Being. Therefore, I will not review the background literature relevant to multiple discrepancies theory (MDT), the theory itself or the essential features of the international university undergraduate data­ set on which this whole report is based. Anyone familiar with my earlier papers (Michalos 1985, 1987, 1988) will have a good idea of MDT. However, one really has to have a look at the first volume of this study in order to appreciate the richness of a data-set consisting of over 18,000 cases drawn from 39 countries. As I indicated at the beginning of that volume, the data-set is available for a very modest cost to anyone who wants it and I do hope others will take advantage of it. Contents Preface vii 1 Literature Review 1 1. 1 Introduction 1 1. 2 Marriage and the Family '2 1. 3 Correlates of Family and Marital Satisfaction 3 1. 4 Exchange and Equity 8 1. 5 Roles and Expectations 10 1. 6 Self-Esteem and Satisfaction 11 2 Satisfaction with One's Family Relations 14 2. 1 Introduction 14 2. 2 Descriptive Statistics for World Sample, Males and Females 14 2. 3 Satisfaction Explained by MDT for World Sample 20 2. 4 Satisfaction Explained by MDT for Males and Females 26 2. 5 Thirty-Eight Countries 27 2
Physical Description:X, 288 p online resource
ISBN:9781461232049