Social Indicators Research Series

The Universality of Subjective Wellbeing Indicators

A Multi-disciplinary and Multi-national Perspective

Editors: Gullone, E., Cummins, Robert (Eds.)

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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.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Biographical Summaries of Contributors to this Volume

    Gullone, Eleonora (et al.)

    Pages 1-3

  • Editorial

    Gullone, Eleonora (et al.)

    Pages 5-6

  • A Model of Subjective Well-Being Homeostasis: The Role of Personality

    Cummins, Robert A. (et al.)

    Pages 7-46

  • Subjective Quality of Life: The Affective Dimension

    Bramston, Paul

    Pages 47-62

  • Theoretical Bases for the Measurement of Quality of Life

    Kajanoja, Jouko

    Pages 63-80

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eBook $169.00
price for USA (gross)
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-1044-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-010-3960-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Universality of Subjective Wellbeing Indicators
Book Subtitle
A Multi-disciplinary and Multi-national Perspective
Editors
  • E. Gullone
  • Robert Cummins
Series Title
Social Indicators Research Series
Series Volume
16
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-010-0271-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-010-0271-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1044-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-3960-4
Series ISSN
1387-6570
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 189
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