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Quality-of-life research in Chinese, Western, and global contexts

Author: Daniel T L Shek; Ying Keung Chan; Paul S N Lee
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2005.
Series: Social indicators research series, v. 25.
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"This volume is the first book to cover research in Chinese, Western and global contexts in a single volume. It is a ground-breaking volume in which Chinese studies on the quality of life are collected. The book includes papers addressing family QOL, quality of life in adolescents experiencing economic disadvantage, and methodological issues in the assessment of QOL. It is written by researchers working in a variety  Read more...
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Quality-of-life research in Chinese, Western, and global contexts.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2005
(DLC) 2006455124
(OCoLC)60837663
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel T L Shek; Ying Keung Chan; Paul S N Lee
ISBN: 9781402036026 1402036027 1402036019 9781402036019 1280284072 9781280284076
OCLC Number: 262680113
Description: 1 online resource (539 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Note continued: quality of life of Hong Kong's poor households in the 1990s : levels of expenditure, income security and poverty / Hung Wong --
Quality of life perceptions and directions for urban regeneration in Hong Kong / Mee Kam Ng --
Subjective residential environment and its implications for quality of life among university students in Hong Kong / Sai Leung Ng --
Do demographic characteristics make a difference to burnout among Hong Kong secondary school teachers? / Raymond M.C. Chan / Patrick S.Y. Lau / Man Tak Yuen.
Series Title: Social indicators research series, v. 25.
Other Titles: Social indicators research.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel T.L. Shek, Ying Keung Chan, and Paul S.N. Lee.
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The majority of studies on the quality of life have been conducted in Western contexts and are based on Western participants. Also, there are fewer QOL studies based on children and adolescents, or  Read more...

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