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Handbook of social indicators and quality-of-life research

Author: Kenneth C Land; M Joseph Sirgy; Alex C Michalos
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth C Land; M Joseph Sirgy; Alex C Michalos
ISBN: 9789400724204 9400724209 9789400724211 9400724217
OCLC Number: 785312041
Description: x, 593 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: 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 --
The good life : eighth century to third century BCE / Alex C. Michalos and Steven R. Robinson --
Happiness, also known as "life satisfaction" and "subjective well-being" / Ruut Veenhoven --
Subjective wellbeing homeostasis / Robert A. Cummins, Anna L.D. Lau, and Melanie T. Davern --
Positive psychology and the quality of life / Corey L.M. Keyes, Barbara L. Fredrickson, and Nansook Park --
Modern economic growth and quality of life : cross-sectional and time series evidence / Richard A. Easterlin and Laura Angelescu --
National accounts of well-being / Ed Diener and William Tov --
Time use as a social indicator / John P. Robinson and Steven Martin --
Issues in composite index construction : the measurement of overall quality of life / Michael R. Hagerty and Kenneth C. Land --
Measuring the quality of life and the construction of social indicators / Filomena Maggino and Bruno D. Zumbo --
Quality of life well-being in general medicine, mental health and coaching / Michael B. Frisch --
Education and quality of life / Jason D. Edgerton, Lance W. Roberts, and Susanne von Below --
Review of research related to quality of work life (QWL) programs / M. Joseph Sirgy [and others] --
Spirituality, religiosity, and subjective quality of life / Ralph L. Piedmont and Philip H. Friedman --
Consumer well-being (CWB) : various conceptualizations and measures / Dong-Jin Lee and M. Joseph Sirgy --
Perceived quality of life of children and youth / E. Scott Huebner, Rich Gilman, and Claudia Ma --
The quality of life of adults / Elizabeth Eckermann --
Cross-national comparisons of quality of life in developed nations, including the impact of globalization / Wolfgang Glatzer --
Quality of life in developing countries / Laura Camfield --
Economies in transitiion : revisiting challenges to quality of life / Richard J. Estes --
Quality of life in Australia / Robert A. Cummins [and others] --
Quality of life in East Asia : the case of Hong Kong / Daniel T.L. Shek --
The quality of life in Muslim populations : the case of Algeria / Habib Tiliouine and Mohamed Meziane --
Quality of life in Latin America and the Caribbean / Mariano Rojas --
Quality of life in Argentina / Graciela Tonon --
"Failed" and "failing" states : is quality of life possible? / Richard J. Estes.
Responsibility: Kenneth C. Land, Alex C. Michalos, M. Joseph Sirgy, editors.

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