Social Indicators Research Series

Citation Classics from Social Indicators Research

The Most Cited Articles Edited and Introduced by Alex C. Michalos

Editors: Michalos, Alex C. (Ed.)

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Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement was founded by Alex C. Michalos and published its first issue in March 1974. It has been the leading journal for scholarly research in its field for over thirty years. This volume is published in celebration of that record of accomplishment. The 19 articles assembled here are a selection drawn from the 34 (2.4%) most frequently cited articles in the journal’s history. An introductory essay written by Michalos explains the historical and scientific importance of each article in the development of social indicators or quality-of-life research. It provides a rare overview of the perceived scientific problems that researchers around the world addressed in the first three decades of exploration, as well as a view of some of the problems to be addressed in the future. A short essay describing the origins of the journal by its founder is also included. Anyone interested in having a single volume that contains some of the best research produced in this field will find this volume irresistible.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Citation Classics: The Idea and the Collection

    Pages 1-56

    Michalos, Alex C.

  • Social Indicators Research: A Case Study of the Development of a Journal

    Pages 57-73

    Michalos, Alex C.

  • Developing Measures of Perceived Life Quality: Results from Several National Surveys

    Pages 75-100

    Andrews, Frank M. (et al.)

  • The Quality of Life in Large American Cities: Objective and Subjective Social Indicators

    Pages 101-115

    Schneider, Mark

  • Quality of Life

    Pages 117-136

    Mccall, Storrs

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Citation Classics from Social Indicators Research
Book Subtitle
The Most Cited Articles Edited and Introduced by Alex C. Michalos
Editors
  • Alex C. Michalos
Series Title
Social Indicators Research Series
Series Volume
26
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-3742-9
DOI
10.1007/1-4020-3742-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-3722-1
Series ISSN
1387-6570
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 622
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