Travis’s Alienation Scale

Travis’s Alienation Scale
Margins of Society (MOS) Alienation Scale
Travis‚ 1993
 
1.    I feel all alone these days*
2.    I’m sure I’ll find the right person to care enough about me.
3.    I often feel discriminated against.*
4.    I like to live by society’s rules.
5.    My whole world feels like it’s falling apart.*
6.    It’s fairly easy for me to tell just what is right and wrong these days.
7.    I wish I were somebody important.*
8.    I never feel all alone these days.
9.    I don’t like to live by society’s rules.*
10.My whole world feels like it’s running smoothly.
11.It’s hard for me to tell just what is right and wrong these days.*
12.I rarely feel discriminated against.
13.I’ll never find the right person to care enough about me.*
14.I don’t wish I were somebody else.
* Short form
 
marginality‚ aloneness‚ aspirations‚ and normlessness
 
5-point Likert scale
 
 

Travis‚ R. (1993). The MOS alienation scale: An alternative to Srole’s anomia scale. Social Indicator Research‚ 28‚ 71-91.

Travis‚ R. (1993). The Mos Alienation Scale: An Alternative to Srole's Anomia Scale.  Social Indicators Research‚ 28(1)‚ 71-91.

Yang‚ Anthony. (2015). Quantifying anomia: development of a scale. California State University. ma‎ster of Arts thesis.