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2005 - The Midwest Political Science Association Pages: 37 pages || Words: 9908 words || 
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1. Eichorst, Jason. "Affecting Citizen Satisfaction: Transitions to Mixed-Member Electoral Systems in Latin America and the Effects on Citizen Satisfaction" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the The Midwest Political Science Association, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois, Apr 07, 2005 <Not Available>. 2019-05-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p86996_index.html>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: Legitimacy of democracy is problematic without the support of the citizenry. This research will investigate the hypothesis that citizen satisfaction will increase after the adoption of a Mixed-Member Electoral system.

2006 - International Communication Association Pages: 43 pages || Words: 10538 words || 
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2. Ye, Yinjiao. "Health Risk Information, Health Involvement, and Life Satisfaction: An Exploration of the Effects of Portrayals of Health Risks in Television Medical Dramas on College Students’ Life Satisfaction" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Dresden International Congress Centre, Dresden, Germany, Online <PDF>. 2019-05-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p93101_index.html>
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Abstract: The results of previous studies on the relationship between television exposure and life satisfaction are often mixed. Negative, positive, and curvilinear relationship had been reported. In an attempt to detangle this problem, this study explored the relationship between overall television viewing and life satisfaction among college students, as well as the effects of exposure to the depiction of health risks in television medical dramas on viewers’ perceived health risks and life satisfaction. Health involvement was also included to see if it affects the relationship of television medical drama exposure to perceived health risks and life satisfaction. Results showed that overall television viewing was negatively associated with life satisfaction, and exposure to TV medical dramas tended to lower viewers’ life satisfaction, and health consciousness was important for understanding life satisfaction. Exposure to televised portrayals of health risks in television medical dramas tended to produce different results between viewers’ perceptions of health risks to themselves and to general others.

2011 - American Sociological Association Annual Meeting Pages: unavailable || Words: 5638 words || 
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3. Westover, Jonathan. "The Job Satisfaction-Gender Paradox Revisited: A Cross-National Look at Gender Differences in Job Satisfaction, 1989-2005" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV, Aug 19, 2011 Online <PDF>. 2019-05-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p498293_index.html>
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Abstract: Research has shown that the nature of work has changed dramatically in recent years in response to economic shifts and an increasingly global economy. Though these changes impact all workers, the job satisfaction literature suggests that there are differences between the experience of men and women in the workplace. Utilizing three waves of cross-national survey data from the International Social Survey Program (Work Orientations I, II, and III: 1989, 1997, and 2005—survey questions on job characteristics and job quality), this research will address a fundamental transformation occurring in the nature of work, exploring cross-national gender differences in job satisfaction, specifically as these changes relate to differences in the characteristics that men and women experience in the workplace.

2017 - American Society of Criminology Words: 144 words || 
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4. Rhodes, Trisha. and Chenane, Joselyne. "Police Job Satisfaction: Suggestions to Improve Satisfaction Among Patrol and School Resource Officers" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 14, 2017 <Not Available>. 2019-05-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p1278511_index.html>
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Abstract: Police in schools work in settings culturally distinct from the street, perform non-traditional tasks, and often adopt roles as mentors and teachers. The differences in the social and physical environments of schools may lead school resource officers (SROs) to perceive their work differently. In one prior study, SROs reported higher job satisfaction compared to patrol officers, yet more work is needed to explore differences in how SROs and patrol officers experience their work. Job satisfaction is especially important given its correlation with officer wellbeing and work performance. In this study quantitative and qualitative responses from surveys of 320 patrol officers in a Midwestern police agency were compared to those from 182 SROs in four Midwestern states. Respondents identified factors that would improve their job satisfaction and there were similarities across both groups, though SROs were more concerned about levels of training and community participation.

2013 - International Communication Association Pages: unavailable || Words: 10229 words || 
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5. Oh, Hyun Jung., Yilmaz Ozkaya, Elif. and Larose, Robert. "How Does Online Social Networking Enhance Life Satisfaction? The Relationships Among Online Supportive Interaction, Affect, Sense of Community, and Life Satisfaction" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Hilton Metropole Hotel, London, England, Jun 17, 2013 Online <APPLICATION/PDF>. 2019-05-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p634668_index.html>
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Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine whether supportive interactions on social networking sites mediate the influence of social networking use and the number of SNS friends on perceived social support, affect, sense of community, and life satisfaction. Employing momentary sampling, the current study also looked at the relationship between supportive interaction and immediate affect after the interaction over a period of five days. An analysis of 339 adult participants revealed a positive relationship between supportive interaction and positive affect after the interaction. A path model revealed positive associations among the number of SNS friends, supportive interactions, affect, perceived social support, sense of community, and life satisfaction. The number of SNS friends significantly predicted positive psychological outcomes only when it was mediated by supportive interaction. The dimensions of perceived social support predicted distinct psychological outcomes: companionship support predicted life satisfaction while esteem and appraisal support predicted sense of community.

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