Happiness, Post-materialist Values, and the Unmarried

  title={Happiness, Post-materialist Values, and the Unmarried},
  author={Elyakim Kislev},
  journal={Journal of Happiness Studies},
  • Elyakim Kislev
  • Published 1 December 2018
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Happiness Studies
With the rise of individualism and post-materialist values comes the fall in the importance of marriage. However, it is still not clear how these two processes affect each other in terms of individuals’ wellbeing and happiness. Thus, the aim of this paper is to gain a better understanding of how happiness may be moderated by post-materialist values among different groups of marital status: never married, divorced/separated, widowed, married, and cohabiting individuals. Through executing a… 

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