Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, 2001

An Exploratory Look at Fromm's Marketing Character and Individualism/ Collectivism
Instruments designed to measure Fromm's marketing character (SCOI; Saunders & Munro, 2000) and the vertical and horizontal dimensions of Individualism and Collectivism (Singelis, Triandis, Bhawuk & Gelfand, 1995) were administered to 167 Ss....
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Attitudinal Determinants of Environmentally Responsible Behavior
A study was conducted to investigate how voluntary simplicity lifestyle (VSL), hedonism and anti-materialism affect environmentally responsible behavior (ERB). Questionnaires containing multi-item 5-point or 7-point scales of ERB, VSL, hedonism and anti-materialism...
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Clothing Interest, Clothing Satisfaction, and Self-Perceptions of Sociability, Emotional Stability, and Dominance
The purpose of this study was to examine clothing interest as a mediating factor in selfperceptions of sociability, emotional stability, and dominance when either satisfaction or dissatisfaction with clothing was specified. A questionnaire was designed...
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Correlates and Predictors of Risky Sexual Practices among a Multi-Racial/ethnic Sample of University Students
This research identifies the correlates and predictors of risky sexual behaviors among an ethnically diverse multiethnic sample of college students attending a large state university in the southeastern U.S. (IV=338). Nine risk and five protective factors...
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Cross-Cultural Racism in South Africa - Dead or Alive?
Race, discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes remain emotive words in numerous societies around the globe. Racism implies that a definitive social/psychological process exists through which individuals are categorised, despite the fact that there is...
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Estimates of Impressions Based on Frequency of Blinking
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of frequency of blinking on creating a personal impression. The subjects were 88 Japanese university students, 35 males and 53 females, who rated stimulus persons on a seven-point semantic differential...
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Fromm's Marketing Character and Rokeach Values
The twentieth century is notable for the widespread growth of market-driven economies which have been associated with dramatic shifts in values both within and across cultures. The present study (=-101) aimed to assess the relationship between a measure...
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Gangs and Gang Activity in a Non-Metropolitan Community: The Perceptions of Students, Teachers, and Police Officers
In recent years, both the media and the research literature have noted an increased presence of street gangs in non-metropolitan and rural communities. This study was conducted in a small community in the south which was identified by its police force...
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Gender Issues in Achievement in Lebanon
This study investigated gender differences in achievement in Lebanon. Data were obtained from the achievement results on the Monitoring Learning Achievement Project administered in Lebanon on 4th elementary and 4th intermediate students. Representative...
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Introspectiveness, Psychosocial Resources, and Depression
What conditions moderate the association between introspectiveness and mental health? This research tests the hypotheses that self-esteem, mastery, and social support moderate the association between introspectiveness and depression. Based on a community...
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Perceived Causes of Loneliness: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Loneliness is a pervasive social problem which is experienced universally, regardless of one's race, gender, age or cultural background. This study examined the influences of cultural background on the perceptions of loneliness antecedents. In the present...
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