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Handbook of social indicators and quality of life research

Author: Kenneth C Land; et al
Publisher: Drodrecht : Springer Verlag, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The aim of the Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research is to create an overview of the field of Quality of Life (QOL) studies in the early years of the 21st century that can be  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth C Land; et al
ISBN: 9789400724204 9400724209 9789400724211 9400724217
OCLC Number: 774354034
Description: 593 p : Ill.
Contents: Acknowledgments.- Prologue: The Development and Evolution of Research on Social Indicators and Quality-of-Life (QOL): Kenneth C. Land, Alex C. Michalos, and M. Joseph Sirgy.- 1. The Good Life: Eight Century to Third Century BCE: Alex C. Michalos, and Steve R. Robinson.- 2. Happiness, Also Known as Life Satisfaction and Subjective Well-Being: Ruut Veenhoven.- 3. Subjective Well-Being Homeostasis: Robert A. Cummins, Anna L.D. Lau, and Melanie Davern.- 4. Positive Psychology and the Quality-of-Life: Cross Sectional and Time Series Evidence: Richard A. Easterlin, and Laura Angelescu.- 6. National Accounts of Well-Being: Ed Diener, and William Tov.- 7. Time Use as a Social Indicator: John P. Robinson, and Steve Martin.- 8. Issues in Composite Index Construction: The Measurement of Overall Quality of Life: Michael R. Hagerty, and Kenneth C. Land.- 9. Measuring the Quality of Life and the Construction of Social Indicators: Filomena Maggino, and Bruno Zumbo.- 10. Quality of Life in General Medicine, Psychiatry and Mental Health: Michael Frisch.- 11. Education and Quality of Life: Jason D. Edgerton, Lance W. Roberts, and Suzanne von Below.- 12. Review of Research to Quality-of-Work-Life (QWL) Programs: Joe Sirgy, Nora P. Reilly, Jiyun Wu, and David Efraty.- 13. Spirituality, Religion and Subjective Quality of Life: Ralph Piedmont, and Philip Freedman.- 14. Consumer Well-Being (CWB): Various Conceptualizations and Measures: Dong-Jin Lee, and M. Joseph Sirgy.- 15. Perceived Quality of Life of Children and Youth: Scott Huebner, Rich Gilman, and Claudia Ma.- 16. The Quality of Life of Adults: Elizabeth Eckermann.- 17. Cross-National Comparisons of Quality of Life in Developed Nations, Including the Impact of Globalization: Wolfgang Glatzer.- 18.Quality of Life in Developing Nations: Laura Camfield.- 19. Economies in Transition: Revisiting Challenges to Quality of Life: Richard J. Estes.- 20. Quality of Life in Australia: Robert A. Cummins, Jacqueline Woerner, Adrian Tomyn, and Adele Gibson.- 21. Quality of Life in Est Asia: The Case of Hong Kong: Daniel T.L. Shek.- 22. The Quality of Life of Muslim Populations: The Case of Algeria: Habib Tiliouine, and Mohamed Meziane.- 23. Quality of Life in Latin America and the Caribbean: Mariano Rojas.- 24. Quality of Life in Argentina: Graciela Tonon.- 25. `'Failed'' and `'Failing'' States: Is Quality of Life Possible?: Richard J. Estes.-
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