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Title Wellbeing in developing countries : from theory to research / edited by Ian Gough and J. Allister McGregor.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.091724 WELL    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description viii, 399 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Theorising wellbeing in international development / Ian Gough, J. Allister McGregor and Laura Camfield -- 2. Conceptualising human needs and wellbeing / Des Gasper -- 3. Basic psychological needs : a self-determination theory perspective on the promotion of wellness across development and cultures / Richard M. Ryan and Aislinn R. Sapp -- 4. Measuring freedoms alongside wellbeing / Sabina Alkire -- 5. Using security to indicate wellbeing / Geof Wood -- 6. Towards a measure of non-economic wellbeing achievement / Mark McGillivray -- 7. Wellbeing, livelihoods and resources in social practice / Sarah White and Mark Ellison -- 8. Livelihoods and resource accessing in the Andes : desencuentros in theory and practice / Anthony Bebbington, Leonith Hinojosa-Valencia, Diego Munoz and Rafael Enrique Rojas Lizarazu -- 9. Poverty and exclusion, resources and relationships : theorising the links between economic and social development / James Copestake -- 10. Cross-cultural quality of life assessment approaches and experiences from the health care field / Silke Schmidt and Monika Bullinger -- 11. Researching quality of life in a developing country : lessons from the South African case / Valerie Moller -- 12. The complexity of wellbeing : a life-satisfaction conception and a domains-of-life approach / Mariano Rojas -- 13. Researching wellbeing across the disciplines : some key intellectual problems and ways forward / Philippa Bevan -- 14. Researching wellbeing : from concepts to methodology / J. Allister McGregor.
Summary "This book establishes a new strategy and methodology for researching wellbeing that can influence policy."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Gough, Ian.
McGregor, J. Allister.
Subject Basic needs -- Developing countries.
Quality of life -- Developing countries.
Quality of life -- Research.
Variant Title Well-being in developing countries
ISBN 9780521857512 (hardback)
0521857511 (hardback)