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Understanding Human Well-being [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
McGillivray, Mark.
Publication:
Shibuya-ku : United Nations University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (411 p.)
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Local subjects:
Equality. (search)
Poverty. (search)
Quality of life. (search)
Social indicators. (search)
Well-being. (search)
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Electronic books.
Summary:
With more than a billion people living on less than one dollar per day, human well-being is a core issue for both researchers and policy-makers. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a powerful reminder of this point. We now know more about human well-being and the related concepts of poverty and inequality than ever before, as a result of many conceptual and methodological advances and better data. Yet despite this, the vitality of underlying concepts and the quality of data are repeatedly challenged and there remains much to be desired, particularly with regard to the world's poorest c
Contents:
Understanding human well-being; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Introduction; 1 Human well-being: Concepts and measures; Part I: Human well-being concepts; Part II: Well-being measures and applications; Part III: Well-being case studies; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Clarke, Matthew, 1969-
ISBN:
1-4294-5028-2
92-808-7081-5
OCLC:
476028182