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The Quality of Life in Asia

A Comparison of Quality of Life in Asia

Series: Quality of Life in Asia, Vol. 1

Inoguchi, Takashi, Fujii, Seiji

2012, XII, 248 p.

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  • The first book to study quality of life in the vast region of Asia
  • Encompasses 29 societies in East, Southeast, South and Central Asia
  • Uses a comprehensive and systematic research design
  • Explores demographic profile, lifestyles, value priorities, and subjective and objective quality of life
  • Looks at ordinary citizens within each society and compares societies
  • Based on a sample of over 50,000

This book comprehensively and systematically explores demographic profile, lifestyles, value priorities, and subjective and objective quality of life of the ordinary citizens in most societies in Asia, utilizing the AsiaBarometer Surveys conducted annually from 2003 through 2008. The surveyed area encompasses 29 societies in East, Southeast, South and Central Asia. The book examines life quality in each individual society and compares it between societies. In addition, the book studies generalized characteristics of life quality in the entire and sub-regions of Asia. This book is intended for scholars in the fields of quality of life, political science, sociology and economics as well as for policymakers.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Life domains - Lifestyles - Quality of Life - Subjective wellbeing - Value priorities

Related subjects » Political Science - Regional / Spatial Science - Social Policy / Labor / Population Economics - Social Sciences - Wellbeing & Quality-of-Life

Table of contents 

Table of content- 1. Introduction.- 2. Quality of Life in Twenty-nine Societies in Asia.- 3. Comparison of Quality of Life between Societies.- 4. Key Characteristics of Quality of Life in Asia and its Sub-regions: East, Southeast, South, and Central Asia.- 5. Conclusion.

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