skip to content
Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing? Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?

Author: Valerie Møller; Denis Huschka; Alex C Michalos
Publisher: [Dordrecht] : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Social indicators research series, v. 33.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Social indicators inform citizens and governments alike on progress in society. The past decade has seen the birth of regional social barometers designed to monitor quality of life in all corners of the globe. Social scientists from different societal backgrounds have developed sets of indicators to guide policy in promoting citizen welfare and to monitor progress in achieving social goals. In many cases, this has  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barometers of quality of life around the globe.
[Dordrecht ; London] : Springer, ©2008
(OCoLC)244766067
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Møller; Denis Huschka; Alex C Michalos
ISBN: 9781402086854 1402086857 9781402086861 1402086865
OCLC Number: 312933461
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 238 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: An overview of the larger view / Alex C. Michalos --
European survey data : rich sources for quality of life research / Heinz-Herbert Noll --
Two decades of social weather reporting in the Philippines / Mahar Mangahas, Linda Luz B. Guerrero --
Monitoring democratic politics, a market economy, and citizen well-being : the South Korea barometer / Doh Chull shin --
Measuring quality of life in Latin America : some insights from happiness economics and the Latinobarometro / Carol Graham --
Survey of living conditions in the Arctic (SLiCA) / Jack Kruse [and others] --
Quality of life down-under : the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index / Robert A. Cummins [and others] --
The material and political bases of lived poverty in Africa : insights from the Afrobarometer / Robert Mattes --
The AsiaBarometer : its aim, its scope and its development / Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii.
Series Title: Social indicators research series, v. 33.
Responsibility: Valerie Møller, Denis Huschka, Alex C. Michalos, editors.

Abstract:

In the past decade, regional social barometers have been designed to monitor and measure quality of life in all corners of the globe. This book presents quality-of-life assessments from six  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

From the reviews:"This book provides didactic efforts at measuring quality of life (QOL) through survey instruments. ... The book reads as a reference for QOL research, potentially useful for Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/312933461> # Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "312933461" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ne> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Place/dordrecht> ; # Dordrecht
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_science_anthropology_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/sciences_sociales> ; # Sciences sociales
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_sciences_general> ; # Social Sciences, general
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_science_regional_studies> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Regional Studies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/quality_of_life_research> ; # Quality of Life Research
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1085029> ; # Quality of life--Research
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/sciences_humaines> ; # Sciences humaines
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122522> ; # Social indicators
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/history_of_science> ; # History of Science
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/301.0723/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_policy> ; # Social Policy
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/14894629> ; # Alex C. Michalos
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/28381353> ; # Valerie Møller
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/9381335> ; # Denis Huschka
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "Social indicators inform citizens and governments alike on progress in society. The past decade has seen the birth of regional social barometers designed to monitor quality of life in all corners of the globe. Social scientists from different societal backgrounds have developed sets of indicators to guide policy in promoting citizen welfare and to monitor progress in achieving social goals. In many cases, this has been a team effort engaging policy makers and citizens. The contributions to this book span quality-of-life assessments on six continents ranging from the Arctic in the far north to."@en ;
   schema:description "Introduction: An overview of the larger view / Alex C. Michalos -- European survey data : rich sources for quality of life research / Heinz-Herbert Noll -- Two decades of social weather reporting in the Philippines / Mahar Mangahas, Linda Luz B. Guerrero -- Monitoring democratic politics, a market economy, and citizen well-being : the South Korea barometer / Doh Chull shin -- Measuring quality of life in Latin America : some insights from happiness economics and the Latinobarometro / Carol Graham -- Survey of living conditions in the Arctic (SLiCA) / Jack Kruse [and others] -- Quality of life down-under : the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index / Robert A. Cummins [and others] -- The material and political bases of lived poverty in Africa : insights from the Afrobarometer / Robert Mattes -- The AsiaBarometer : its aim, its scope and its development / Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801036819> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Series/social_indicators_research_series> ; # Social indicators research series ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/244766067> ;
   schema:name "Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?"@en ;
   schema:productID "312933461" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/312933461#PublicationEvent/dordrecht_springer_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Agent/springer> ; # Springer
   schema:url <http://rave.ohiolink.edu/ebooks/ebc/9781402086861> ;
   schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8686-1> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=417175> ;
   schema:url <https://login.proxy.lib.strath.ac.uk/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8686-1> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=261625> ;
   schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9781402086861> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10252210> ;
   schema:url <http://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-4020-8685-4> ;
   schema:url <https://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-4020-8685-4> ;
   schema:url <http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=book&isbn=978-1-4020-8686-1> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781402086854> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781402086861> ;
   schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8686-1> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/312933461> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Series/social_indicators_research_series> # Social indicators research series ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/312933461> ; # Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?
   schema:name "Social indicators research series ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/quality_of_life_research> # Quality of Life Research
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85109445> ;
   schema:name "Quality of Life Research"@en ;
   schema:name "Quality of life--Research"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_science_anthropology_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_science_regional_studies> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Regional Studies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Regional Studies"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801036819#Topic/social_sciences_general> # Social Sciences, general
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social Sciences, general"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1085029> # Quality of life--Research
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Quality of life--Research"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122522> # Social indicators
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social indicators"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14894629> # Alex C. Michalos
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Michalos" ;
   schema:givenName "Alex C." ;
   schema:name "Alex C. Michalos" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/28381353> # Valerie Møller
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Møller" ;
   schema:givenName "Valerie" ;
   schema:name "Valerie Møller" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9381335> # Denis Huschka
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Huschka" ;
   schema:givenName "Denis" ;
   schema:name "Denis Huschka" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781402086854>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1402086857" ;
   schema:isbn "9781402086854" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781402086861>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1402086865" ;
   schema:isbn "9781402086861" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/244766067>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Barometers of quality of life around the globe." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/312933461> ; # Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.