Gender Differences in Subjective Well-Being: Comparing Societies with Respect to Gender Equality

  title={Gender Differences in Subjective Well-Being: Comparing Societies with Respect to Gender Equality},
  author={C. Tesch-R{\"o}mer and A. Motel-Klingebiel and M. Tomasik},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  • C. Tesch-Römer, A. Motel-Klingebiel, M. Tomasik
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Social Indicators Research
  • These analyses explore the relationship between gender inequality and subjective well-being. The hypothesis was tested as to whether societal gender inequality is related to the size of gender differences in subjective well-being in various societies. Results come from comparative data sets (World Values Survey, involving 57 countries; OASIS project, involving Norway, England, Germany, Spain and Israel). The size of gender differences varied with the extent of societal gender inequality and the… CONTINUE READING
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