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International Handbook Series

8365International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life

Series Ed.:  Graciela Tonon

Chair of the Editorial Board

Graciela Tonon, Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora and Universidad de Palermo, Argentina



Editorial Board

  • Alex Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
  • Rhonda Phillips, Purdue University, USA
  • Don Rahtz, College of William & Mary, USA
  • Carol Graham, University of Maryland, USA
  • Wolfgang Glatzer, Goethe University, Germany
  • Dong Jin Lee, Yonsei University, Korea
  • Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia, UK

The International Handbooks of Quality of Life Research offer extensive bibliographic resources. They present literature reviews of the many sub-disciplines and areas of study within the growing field of quality of life research. Handbooks in the series focus on capturing and reviewing the quality of life research literature in specific life domains, on specific populations, or in relation to specific disciplines or sectors of industry. In addition, the Handbooks cover measures of quality of life and well-being, providing annotated bibliographies of well-established measures, methods, and scales.


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Below is a list of highlighted titles in this series:

9789401791779Global Handbook of Quality of Life (Glatzer, Camfield, Moller, Rojas)

This handbook provides a comprehensive historical account of the field of Quality of Life. It brings together theoretical insights and empirical findings and presents the main items of global quality of life and wellbeing research. Read more





9789401772020Handbook of Happiness-Research in Latin America (Rojas)

This book presents original happiness research from and about a region that shows unexpectedly high levels of happiness. Even when Latin American countries cannot be classified as high-income countries their population do enjoy, on average, high happiness levels. Read more





9783319247724The State of Progress of Islamic Societies (Tilouine, Estes)

This handbook addresses the historical background of the Islamic world and reviews its basic past intellectual achievements. It studies social progress of these regions and sub-regions in comparison with other parts of the world. Read more