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The measurement of modernism, etc.

Author: Joseph Alan KAHL
Publisher: Austin & London: University of Texas Press, for the Institute of Latin American Studies, 1974.
Series: Latin American monographs. no. 12
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Alan KAHL
ISBN: 0292750196 9780292750197
OCLC Number: 560360041
Description: pages xi, 210. 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Chapter I. The Modernization of Values Traditional Society versus Modern Society Causes and Effects Values and Norms Career Values Three Men From Ideal Types to Variables The Components of Modernism Empirical Syndrome of Modernism Conclusions Chapter II. The Operational Definition of Modernism The Questionnaire The Samples The Scales Modernism I Stability of Modernism I in Subsamples Rotation of Axes Modernism II Conclusions Chapter III. Who Are the Modern Men? Component Value Scales Comparisons between Brazil and Mexico: Modernism III Comparisons with the United States Conclusions Chapter IV. Modern Values, Education, and Occupation From School to Job How Much Is an Education Worth? Why Do Boys Stay in School? The Prediction of Education by Father's Status and by Size of Town Values and Education Conclusions Chapter V. Modern Values and Fertility Ideals Fertility Ideals The Role of Values Family Structure in Brazil and Mexico Supporting Evidence on Family Structure Nonfamily Relationships A Theory of Causation Conclusions Chapter VI. Personal Satisfaction and Political Attitudes Job and Career Satisfaction Life Satisfaction Relations among the Three Indices of Satisfaction Satisfaction, Occupation, and Location Time Sequence: Satisfaction Relative to Aspiration Education, Occupation, and Satisfaction Income and Satisfaction Measures of Radical Orientation Status, Satisfaction, and Radicalism Mexican Manual Workers Mexican Nonmanual Workers The Ambivalent Mexican Conclusions Chapter VII. Work Attitudes The Wide Range of Views Specific Job Attitudes Rating by the Boss Conclusions Chapter VIII. Conclusions: Modernism and Development The Value Scales The Typical Modem Man Where Is the Modern Man? Validity of the Tools Values and Education Values and Family Size Satisfaction and Politics Work Attitudes Values: Means or Ends? Values and Economic Development Appendix A. Socio-Economic Status Social Stratification The Respondents' Status Indices Index of SES Measures of Parental Status Social-Class Identification Deviant Cases Time Sequence Multivariate Analysis of Identification Identification as an Intervening Variable Clerks versus Skilled Workers Conclusions Appendix B. Fathers and Sons: Intergenerational Mobility Rates of Mobility: Correlation Coefficients Father's SES, Son's Education, Son's SES Problems of Matrix Analysis of Occupational Mobility Matrices for Brazil and Mexico Education and Mobility Conclusions Appendix C. Portuguese Translation of Value Scales Appendix D. Spanish Translation of Value Scales Bibliography Index
Series Title: Latin American monographs. no. 12


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