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The Universality of Subjective Wellbeing Indicators : A Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-National Perspective :  A Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-National Perspective - Eleonora Gullone

The Universality of Subjective Wellbeing Indicators : A Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-National Perspective

A Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-National Perspective

By: Eleonora Gullone (Editor), Robert A. Cummins (Editor)

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Published: 18th December 2002
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This book is concerned with the universality of wellbeing indicators. It provides contributions from international scholars in the field of quality of life and subjective well-being. The book provides substantial conceptual coverage on issues relating to the universality of subjective wellbeing including detailed discussion of central underlying mechanisms and processes involved in subjective wellbeing. The main topics covered include: the theoretical bases for the measurement of quality of life, the affective dimension in quality of life, the roles of homeostasis and personality in the processes of quality of life assessment and maintenance, the impact of factors including residential care, economic wealth, and work-related variables on subjective wellbeing. The book is of interest to all who want to develop their understanding of the universality, assessment, development and maintenance of subjective wellbeing.

Biographical summaries of contributors to this volumep. 1
Editorial - The Universality of Subjective Wellbeingp. 5
A model of subjective well-being homeostasis: the role of personalityp. 7
Subjective quality of life: the affective dimensionp. 47
Theoretical basis for the measurement of quality of lifep. 63
The concept of life satisfaction across cultures: exploring its diverse meaning and relation to economic wealthp. 81
Quality of life in residential carep. 105
The universality of quality of life: an empirical approach using the WHOQOLp. 129
Predicting quality of work life: from work conditions to self-regulationp. 151
Substitution, buffers and subjective well-being: a hierarchical approachp. 175
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ISBN: 9781402010446
ISBN-10: 1402010443
Series: Social Indicators Research Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 189
Published: 18th December 2002
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.46