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Social Indicators Research Series

A Life Devoted to Quality of Life

Festschrift in Honor of Alex C. Michalos

Editors: Maggino, Filomena (Ed.)

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  • Dedicated to the founder of the field of social indicators
  • Contains a collection of essays dedicated to social indicators research and quality of life studies
  • Covers a variety of topics and thought-pieces from renowned scholars in the field quality of life studies
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This Festschrift is published in honor of Alex C. Michalos, a great scholar and inspiration to many upcoming and famous academics and practitioners. The Festschrift celebrates his lifelong, outstanding scientific and cultural contribution to Quality of Life Research. It contains contributions written by the most prestigious and renowned scholars in the field of social indicators research and quality of life studies. Taken together, the contributions from scholars around the world reflect Michalos’ stance that even though there may be differences in individual scientific positions, the language in the field of quality of life has no limits and boundaries.

 

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Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Florence (Italy). She has a wide experience in survey design and analysis, with focus on questionnaire construction and definition, and sampling design.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Children, Adolescents and Quality of Life: The Social Sciences Perspective Over Two Decades

    Pages 3-21

    Casas, Ferran

  • Measuring Trends in Child Well-Being and Child Suffering in the United States, 1975–2013

    Pages 23-41

    Land, Kenneth C. (et al.)

  • The Role of Positive Youth Development and Family Functioning in Chinese Adolescent Well-Being: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence

    Pages 43-58

    Shek, Daniel T. L.

  • The Theory of Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis: A Contribution to Understanding Life Quality

    Pages 61-79

    Cummins, Robert A.

  • Do People Adapt to Poorer Health? Health and Health Satisfaction over the Life Cycle

    Pages 81-92

    Easterlin, Richard A.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Life Devoted to Quality of Life
Book Subtitle
Festschrift in Honor of Alex C. Michalos
Editors
  • Filomena Maggino
Series Title
Social Indicators Research Series
Series Volume
60
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-20568-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-20568-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-20567-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35827-7
Series ISSN
1387-6570
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 327
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