The Resource Well-being for public policy, Ed Diener [and others]

Well-being for public policy, Ed Diener [and others]

Label
Well-being for public policy
Title
Well-being for public policy
Statement of responsibility
Ed Diener [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The authors explain why subjective indicators of well-being are needed, showing how these can offer useful input and giving examples of policy uses of well-being measures. They also describe the validity of the subjective well-being measures as well as potential problems, then delve into objections to their use for policy purposes
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
320.6072/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN25
LC item number
.W448 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Series in positive psychology
Label
Well-being for public policy, Ed Diener [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-235) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section I: Measuring well-being for public policy -- Using well-being to inform public policy -- Defining well-being -- Section II: How well-being adds information -- Limitations of economic and social indicators -- Contributions of well-being measures -- The well-being measures are valid -- Issues regarding the use of well-being measures for policy -- The desirability of well-being as a guide for policy -- Section III: Examples of policy uses of well-being measures -- Health and well-being: policy examples -- The environment and well-being : policy examples -- Work, the economy, and well-being : policy examples -- The social context of well-being : policy examples -- Section IV: Implementing the measures -- Existing surveys -- Conclusions
Control code
ocn609932096
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 245 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199893928
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37546041
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)609932096
  • oso0199715297
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...