The Resource Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?, Valerie Møller, Denis Huschka, Alex C. Michalos, editors, (electronic resource)

Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?, Valerie Møller, Denis Huschka, Alex C. Michalos, editors, (electronic resource)

Label
Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?
Title
Barometers of quality of life around the globe
Title remainder
how are we doing?
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Møller, Denis Huschka, Alex C. Michalos, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 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
Member of
Cataloging source
OSU
Dewey number
301.0723
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN25
LC item number
.B368 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Møller, Valerie
  • Huschka, Denis
  • Michalos, Alex C
Series statement
Social indicators research series
Series volume
v. 33
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social indicators
  • Quality of life
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Sciences sociales
  • Sciences humaines
  • Quality of life
  • Social indicators
  • Social Sciences, general
  • Quality of Life Research
  • Social Policy
  • History of Science
Label
Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?, Valerie Møller, Denis Huschka, Alex C. Michalos, editors, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access may by restricted to authorized University of Edinburgh users
Isbn
9781402086861
Isbn Type
(e-isbn)
Lccn
2008932940
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4020-8686-1
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-1-4020-8685-4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)312933461
  • (OCoLC)ocn312933461
Label
Barometers of quality of life around the globe : how are we doing?, Valerie Møller, Denis Huschka, Alex C. Michalos, editors, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access may by restricted to authorized University of Edinburgh users
Isbn
9781402086861
Isbn Type
(e-isbn)
Lccn
2008932940
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4020-8686-1
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-1-4020-8685-4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)312933461
  • (OCoLC)ocn312933461

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