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The Quality of Life

Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287971
eISBN:
9780191596704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287976.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume gathers the thoughts of reputed academics in economics, social policy, philosophy, and the social sciences as they scrutinize contentions regarding quality of life and the way in which it ... More


Measuring social wellbeing

Roy Carr-Hill

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews and critiques the various approaches to measuring social well-being. Economists have tried to argue for a single consistent criterion (based on money) but have mostly been ... More


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