Publisher description for Human well-being : concept and measurement / edited by Mark McGillivray.


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Achieving and sustaining higher levels of human well-being is a core challenge, for individuals, governments and international organisations worldwide. Measures of human well-being levels are an integral part of this process, being increasingly used to monitor and evaluate conditions within and among countries. This book provides insights into how human well-being might be better conceptualised and measured. It identifies and reviews various concepts and measures and provides recommendations for future practice and research.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social indicators.
Well-being.