Global Handbook of Quality of Life

This handbook provides a comprehensive historical account of the field of Quality of Life. It brings together theoretical insights and empirical findings and presents the main items of global quality of life and wellbeing research.

Author: Wolfgang Glatzer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789401791786

Category: Social Science

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This handbook provides a comprehensive historical account of the field of Quality of Life. It brings together theoretical insights and empirical findings and presents the main items of global quality of life and wellbeing research. Worldwide in its scope of topics, the handbook examines discussions of demographic and health development, the spread of democracy, global economic accounting, multi-item measurement of perceived satisfaction and expert-assessed quality of life and the well-being of children, women and poor people. It looks at well-being in specific regions, including North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South America and Eastern and Western Europe. In addition to contributions by leading and younger authors, the handbook includes contributions from International Organizations about their own work with respect to social reporting.
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Global Handbook of Quality of Life

This handbook provides a comprehensive historical account of the field of Quality of Life. It brings together theoretical insights and empirical findings and presents the main items of global quality of life and wellbeing research.

Author: Wolfgang Glatzer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9401791791

Category: Social Science

Page: 894

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This handbook provides a comprehensive historical account of the field of Quality of Life. It brings together theoretical insights and empirical findings and presents the main items of global quality of life and wellbeing research. Worldwide in its scope of topics, the handbook examines discussions of demographic and health development, the spread of democracy, global economic accounting, multi-item measurement of perceived satisfaction and expert-assessed quality of life and the well-being of children, women and poor people. It looks at well-being in specific regions, including North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South America and Eastern and Western Europe. In addition to contributions by leading and younger authors, the handbook includes contributions from International Organizations about their own work with respect to social reporting.
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Handbook of Leisure Physical Activity Sports Recreation and Quality of Life

In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global handbook of quality of life (pp. 803–822). New York: Springer. Maheswaran, H., Weich, S., Powell, J., & Stewart Brown, S. (2012). Evaluating the responsiveness of the ...

Author: Lía Rodriguez de la Vega

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319755298

Category: Sports & Recreation

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This handbook provides an overview and synthesis of relevant literature related to leisure and recreation, and physical activity and its relationship to quality of life. Divided into two parts, the text presents the analysis of leisure and recreation studies and physical activities and sports, with diverse populations. The first part deals with leisure and recreation in relation to quality of life, with different perspectives on different age groups, ethnic groups, the approach of an Integrated Model of Leisure Well-being focusing on how leisure activities contribute to leisure well-being etc. The second part deals with physical activities and sports in relation to quality of life, discussing the consideration that "exercise is good for you", associating physical exercise with other conditions of life in society, its impact on people with disabilities, etc. It is of interest to researchers and students, legislators, educators, providers of leisure services.
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Handbook of Active Ageing and Quality of Life

Quality of life and senior travel motivations and expectations. Mediterranean Journal 300–317. ... In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global handbook of quality of life. Montoro Rodríguez, J., Pinazo Hernandis, ...

Author: Fermina Rojo-Pérez

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030580315

Category: Social Science

Page: 655

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This handbook presents an overview of studies on the relationship of active ageing and quality of life. It addresses the new challenges of ageing from the paradigm of positive ageing (active, healthy and successful) for a better quality of life. It provides theoretical perspectives and empirical studies, including scientific knowledge as well as practical experiences about the good ageing and the quality of later life around the world, in order to respond to the challenges of an aged population. The handbook is structured in 4 sections covering theoretical and conceptual perspectives, social policy issues and research agenda, methods, measurement instrument-scales and evaluations, and lastly application studies including domains and geographical contexts. Chapter 5 is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com./div
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The Pursuit of Human Well Being

Accessed 5 Sept 2015. De Jong, H. (2015). Living standards in a modernizing world. In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global handbook of quality of life (pp. 45–74). New York: Springer. De Smedt, M. (2015).

Author: Richard J. Estes

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319391014

Category: Social Science

Page: 808

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This handbook informs the reader about how much progress we, the human race, have made in enhancing the quality of life on this planet. Many skeptics focus on how the quality of life has deteriorated over the course of human history, particularly given World War II and its aftermath. This handbook provides a positive perspective on the history of well-being. Quality of life, as documented by scientists worldwide, has significantly improved. Nevertheless, one sees more improvements in well-being in some regions of the world than in others. Why? This handbook documents the progress of well-being in the various world regions as well as the differences in those regions. The broad questions that the handbook addresses include: What does well-being mean? How do different philosophical and religious traditions interpret the concept of well-being within their own context? Has well-being remained the same over different historical epochs and for different regions and subregions of the world? In which areas of human development have we been most successful in advancing individual and collective well-being? In which sectors has the attainment of well-being proven most difficult? How does well-being differ within and between different populations groups that, for a variety of socially created reasons, have been the most disadvantaged (e.g., children, the aged, women, the poor, racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities)?
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Handbook of Quality of Life and Sustainability

This handbook provides the latest research related to quality of life and sustainability, taking into account social, economic, environmental, and political/governance aspects as well as specific socio-spatial contexts.

Author: Javier Alberto Martínez-Martín

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030505400

Category: Electronic books

Page: 545

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Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life

'assessing the subjective wellbeing of nations', in Glatzer, W., Global Handbook of Wellbeing and Quality of Life. From the Wealth of Nations to the Wellbeing of Nations, springer. marradi, a. (1980). Concetti e Metodi per la Ricerca ...

Author: Luigino Bruni

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781783471171

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 552

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Offering a thorough assessment of recent developments in the economic literature on happiness and quality of life, this major research Handbook astutely considers both methods of estimation and policy application. Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta’s refreshing, and constructively critical, approach emphasizes the subject’s integral impact on latter-day capitalism. Expert contributors critically present in-depth research on a wide range of topics including: • the history of the idea of quality of life and the impact of globalization • links between happiness and health • comparisons between hedonic and eudaimonic well-being • the relational and emotional side of human life, including subjective indicators of well-being • genetic and environmental contributions to life satisfaction • the impact of culture, fine arts and new media. Accessible and far-reaching, the Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life will prove an invaluable resource for students and scholars of welfare and economics as well as practicing psychologists and researchers.
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The Psychology of Quality of Life

The relationship between income and subjective well-being: Relative or absolute? Social Indicators Research, 28, 195–223. Glatzer, W., Camfield, L., Moller, V., & Rojas, M. (Eds.) (2015). Global handbook of quality of life: Exploration ...

Author: M. Joseph Sirgy

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030718886

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The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy

Global Handbook of Quality of Life: Exploration of Well-Being of Nations and Continents, Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 597–607. Inoguchi, T. (2015b), 'Quality of Life Research in Asia', in F. Maggino (ed.), A Life Devoted to Quality of Life: ...

Author: Takashi Inoguchi

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526455567

Category: Political Science

Page: 1252

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Comprising 60.3 percent of the world’s 7.2 billion population, Asia is an enigma to many in the West. Hugely dynamic in its demographic, economic, technological and financial development, its changes are as rapid as they are diverse. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy provides the reader with a clear, balanced and comprehensive overview on Asia’s foreign policy and accompanying theoretical trends. Placing the diverse and dynamic substance of Asia’s international relations first, and bringing together an authoritative assembly of contributors from across the world, this is a reliable introduction to non-Western intellectual traditions in Asia. VOLUME 1: PART 1: Theories PART 2: Themes PART 3: Transnational Politics PART 4: Domestic Politics PART 5; Transnational Economics VOLUME 2: PART 6: Foreign Policies of Asian States Part 6a: East Asia Part 6b: Southeast Asia Part 6c: South & Central Asia Part 7: Offshore Actors Part 8: Bilateral Issues Part 9: Comparison of Asian Sub-Regions
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The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work Family Interface

Work life and mental well-being: single and coupled employed mothers in Southern Europe and Scandinavia. Global Health ... In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global Handbook of Quality of Life (pp. 381–411).

Author: Kristen M. Shockley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108245074

Category: Business & Economics

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The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface is a response to growing interest in understanding how people manage their work and family lives across the globe. Given global and regional differences in cultural values, economies, and policies and practices, research on work-family management is not always easily transportable to different contexts. Researchers have begun to acknowledge this, conducting research in various national settings, but the literature lacks a comprehensive source that aims to synthesize the state of knowledge, theoretical progression, and identification of the most compelling future research ideas within field. The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface aims to fill this gap by providing a single source where readers can find not only information about the general state of global work-family research, but also comprehensive reviews of region-specific research. It will be of value to researchers, graduate students, and practitioners of applied and organizational psychology, management, and family studies.
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Managing Quality of Life in Tourism and Hospitality

Tay, L., Kuykendall, L. and Diener, E. (2015) Satisfaction and happiness – the bright side of quality of life. In: Glatzer, W., Camfield, L., Møller, V. and Rojas, M. (eds) Global Handbook of Quality of Life.

Author: Muzaffer Uysal

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781786390455

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 183

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Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality has gained much momentum in the past two decades. This line of research covers three main areas of focus: (i) the impacts of specific tourism and hospitality programmes on the overall quality of life of tourists/guests; (ii) the providers of goods and services; (iii) tourist communities, including the impact of different programmes and events on the quality of life of residents in these communities. Focusing on these key subjects, Managing Quality of Life in Tourism and Hospitality provides a portfolio of selected cases showing best practice and delivering them to the forefront of knowledge application, with examples in tourism and hospitality settings. Best practice case studies are included throughout, providing practical implications and lessons learned. These lessons can be applied by tourism and hospitality practitioners and community leaders, and be used to further research by academics working within tourism and hospitality. The book offers an exciting and refreshing approach to quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality. Key features include: - Best practice and evidence-based case studies. - Broad coverage that includes tourists, industry and local communities. - International application, with material from various countries across the world.
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Global Handbook of Impact Investing

This global handbook explains how investors can improve the quality of life in local communities and global regions by embedding impact criteria in every financial allocation of capital.” Josh Cohen, Managing Partner, City Light Capital ...

Author: Elsa De Morais Sarmento

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119691136

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1328

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Discover how to invest your capital to achieve a powerful, lasting impact on the world. The Global Handbook of Impact Investing: Solving Global Problems Via Smarter Capital Markets Towards A More Sustainable Society is an insightful guide to the growing world-wide movement of Impact Investing. Impact investors seek to realize lasting, beneficial improvements in society by allocating capital to sources of impactful and sustainable profit. This Handbook is a how-to guide for institutional investors, including family offices, foundations, endowments, governments, and international organizations, as well as academics, students, and everyday investors globally. The Handbook ́s wide-ranging contributions from around the world make a powerful case for positive impact and profit to fund substantive, lasting solutions that solve critical problems across the world. Edited by two experienced and distinguished professionals in the sustainable investing arena and authored by two dozen renowned experts from finance, academia, and multilateral organizations from around the world, the Global Handbook of Impact Investing educates, inspires, and spurs action towards more responsible investing across all asset classes, resulting in smarter capital markets, including how to: · Realize positive impact and profit · Integrate impact into investment decision-making and portfolio · Allocate impactful investments across all asset classes · Apply unique Impact Investing frameworks · Measure, evaluate and report on impact · Learn from case examples around the globe · Pursue Best Practices in Impact Investing and impact reporting While other resources may take a local or limited approach to the subject, this Handbook gathers global knowledge and results from public and private institutions spanning five continents. The authors also make a powerful case for the ability of Impact Investing to lead to substantive and lasting change that addresses critical problems across the world.
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Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Migration and quality of life in the global context. In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global Handbook of Quality of Life - Exploration of Well-Being of Nations and Continents (pp. 491–503). Springer.

Author: Brandão, Filipa

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799856931

Category: Business & Economics

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Tourism, one of the world’s leading industries, has propelled countries into recovery from economic recession. As a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, holistic, and systemic industry, tourism also uniquely placed to address the concerns of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While the relationships between tourism, sustainability, and sustainable development are the subjects of deep study, the direct positive effects of tourism on SDGs remain underdiscussed. The Handbook of Research on the Role of Tourism in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals is a collection of innovative research that explores sustainable practices within the tourism industry. While highlighting a broad range of topics including economic growth, education, and production patterns, this book is ideally designed for engineers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, executives, advocates, researchers, academicians, and students.
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New Dimensions in Community Well Being

In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds), Global handbook of quality of life. Exploration of well-being of nations and continents (pp. 663–684). Dordrecht: Springer. Džuka, J., & Dalbert, C. (2006).

Author: Patsy Kraeger

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319554082

Category: Social Science

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This volume addresses new innovations in quality of life and well-being from the perspectives of the individual, society and community. It aggregates the perspectives, research questions, methods and results that consider how quality of life is influenced in our modern society. Chapters in this volume present theoretical and practical examples on different aspects of quality of life and community well-being representing American, European, Native American and African perspectives. This volume is of interest to scholars in sociology, psychology, economy, philosophy, health research as well as practitioners across the social sciences.
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The City

This book provides succinct, expert-written articles needed by planners, designers, and any professional or student concerned about quality of life, community, sustainability, and the intricate webs that exist between rural and urban life.

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ISBN: 1614729131

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Page: 600

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This book provides succinct, expert-written articles needed by planners, designers, and any professional or student concerned about quality of life, community, sustainability, and the intricate webs that exist between rural and urban life.
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Handbook of Eudaimonic Well Being

The hierarchical structure of well-being. Journal of Personality, 77, 1025–1049. Glatzer, W. (2015). Monitoring and analyzing quality of life – an introduction. In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global handbook ...

Author: Joar Vittersø

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319424453

Category: Social Science

Page: 569

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This handbook presents the most comprehensive account of eudaimonic well-being to date. It brings together theoretical insights and empirical updates presented by leading scholars and young researchers. The handbook examines philosophical and historical approaches to the study of happy lives and good societies, and it critically looks at conceptual controversies related to eudaimonia and well-being. It identifies the elements of happiness in a variety of areas such as emotions, health, wisdom, self-determination, internal motivation, personal growth, genetics, work, leisure, heroism, and many more. It then places eudaimonic well-being in the larger context of society, addressing social elements. The most remarkable outcome of the book is arguably its large-scale relevance, reminding us that the more we know about the good way of living, the more we are in a position to build a society that can be supportive and offer opportunities for such a way of living for all of its citizens.
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A Handbook for Wellbeing Policy Making

89-125 . Easterlin , R. A. ( 2015 ) . Happiness and Economic Growth — The Evidence . In W. Glatzer , L. Camfield , V. Møller , and M. Rojas ( eds ) , Global Handbook of Quality of Life . International Handbooks of Quality - of - Life .

Author: Paul Frijters

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192896803

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

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This volume studies what would happen if subjective wellbeing were to be the only policy metric that government cares about and whether policy priorities would fundamentally change.
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Advances in Well Being

Estes, R. J. (2015). Trends in world social development: The search for global wellbeing. In W. Glatzer, L. Camfield, V. Møller, & M. Rojas (Eds.), Global handbook of quality of life: Exploration of well-being of nations and continents.

Author: Richard J. Estes, Professor of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781786603487

Category: Political Science

Page: 294

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This book considers the brighter side of our world today by exploring the ways in which wellbeing is on an upward swing globally.
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How Was Life Volume II New Perspectives on Well being and Global Inequality since 1820

[2] de Jong, H. (2015), “Living standards in a modernizing world – A long-run perspective on material wellbeing and human development”, in Global Handbook of Quality of Life, Springer, Dordrecht. [33] Eurofound (2019), Working time in ...

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264403154

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How was life in 1820, and how has it changed since then? This question, which was at the core of How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820, published by the OECD in 2014, is addressed by this second volume based on a broader perspective.
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Economics and Ageing

In: Global Handbook of Quality of Life. Exploration of Well-Being of Nations and Continents Edited by Wolfgang Glatzer et al. International Handbooks of Qualityof-Life. Dordrecht: The Netherlands: Springer, pages 133–157.

Author: José Luis Iparraguirre

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030290139

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 478

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This upper level textbook provides a coherent introduction to the economic implications of individual and population ageing. Placing economic considerations into a wider social sciences context, this is ideal reading not only for advanced undergraduate and masters students in health economics and economics of ageing, but policy makers, professionals and practitioners in gerontology, sociology, health-related sciences, and social care. This volume introduces topics in the economics of happiness, quality of life, and well-being in later life. It also covers questions of inequality and poverty, intergenerational economics, and housing. Other areas described in this book include behavioural economics, political economy, and consumption in ageing societies.
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