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Challenges for Quality of Life in the Contemporary World

Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of ISQOLS (July 20-24, 2003, Frankfurt/Main, Germany)
Edited by Matthias Stoffregen

 

  • "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - the 'Good Life' in Modern Times" - by Jorn Ahrens
  • "Conceptual Construct of Quality of Life: Constitutive Social Elements and the Social Conditionalities" - by Devanakyk Sundaram, University of Madras
  • "Developing a Quality of Life Toolkit with Smallholder Organic Farmers in Madagascar and Developing a Social Label with Consumers in Germany" - Cathy Rozel Farnworth, University of Agricultural Sciences
  • "A Casual Approach of Subjective Property" by - Poliana Stefanescu
  • "The Use of Natural Semantic Networks for Measuring Subjective Quality of Life: Process and Results of a Study" - Leon R. Garduno, University of the Americas; Enrique Reig; Virginia de la Garza
  • "Quality of Life in Eastern and Western Europe: Shall the Twain ever Meet?" - by Ingrida Geciene, Institute for Social Research
  • "Social Quality and Quality of Life" - by Alan Walker, University of Sheffield; Margo Keizer
  • "Exploring the Relationship Between Wellbeing, Subjective Wellbeing, and "Subjective" Quality of Life" - Laura Camfield, University of Bath
  • "Tasting Freedom: Happiness, Religion and Economic Transition" - by Orsolya Lelkes, Ministry of Finance
  • "The Political Economy of Happiness: Why Politicians Could be Unenthusiastic about the Incorpation of Happiness Considerations in Policy Design?" - by Mariano Rojas, Universidad de las Americas
  • "Moods and Culture of Feelings in Everyday Life" - by Charlotte Bloch
  • "Political Changes and Life Satisfaction in the Russian Federation: A Dynamic Bottem-Up Top-Down Study" - by Peggy Schyns, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • "From Genetic to Mimetic Fitness: Quality of Life as a Non-Genetic Selection Criterion" Jan L. Bernheim, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Francis Heylighen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • "From Quantity to Quality of Life: r-K Selection and Human Development" - by Francis Heylighen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Jan L. Bernheim, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • "An Introduction to the International Wellbeing Group and the International Wellbeing Index" by- Anna Lau, Deakin University; Robert A. Cummins, Deakin University
  • "The Usefulness of Including Measures of National Wellbeing in Surveys of Population Subjective Wellbeing" - Bruce Hunter, Deakin University; Jennifer Osborne, Deakin University; Robert A. Cummins, Deakin University
  • "Validation of the International Wellbeing Index in Hong Kong" - by Anna Lau, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Robert A. Cummins, Deakin University
  • "Results from the International Wellbeing Index in a Spanish City" - by Ferran Casas, Universitat de Girona
  • "A Comparison of the Personal Wellbeing Index in Slovakia. Mexico, and Australia" - by Robert A. Cummins, Deakin University; Jozef Dzuka; Beatriz Y. Arita
  • "Health-Related Quality of Life Measures for Use in Essential Hypertensives Living in a Transitional Economy: Validation and Predictors Evaluation" - by Sergey A. Golubev; Maxim N. Mily
  • "The Relationship of Health to Individual Quality of Life inThree Populations of Regular Health Services Users" - by Monique Lhussier, Northumbria University; W. Watson
  • "Determinants of Health and the Quality of Life in the Bella Coola Valley" - by Alex Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia; Harvey V. Thommasen; Nancy Anderson; Bruno D. Zumbo
  • "Controlling One's Own Support: Enhancing Quality of Life for Persons with Disabilities" - by Petra Holscher, University of Dortmund; Gudrun Wansing; Elizabeth Wacker
  • "Health-Related Quality of Life in Three Different Weight Loss Programs" - by Jarmo Kaukua, Helsinki University Hospital; J. Hedenbro, P. Mustajoki; A. Rissanen
  • "Quality of Life, Gender, Citizenship and Globalization; Does Happiness = P+(5xE) = (3xH) everywhere?" - by Liz Eckermann, Deakin University
  • "Developing Indicators of Work-Life Balance-A Study of Working Parents in 4 European Countries" - by Margret Fine-Davis, Trinity College
  • "Young Girl Dancers in Israel and Quality of Life" - by Dalia Liran-Alper, College of Administration in Kiryat Hinuch
  • "The Feelings of Marginalized Women as Subjective Aspect of their Quality of Life" - by Anele Vosyliute, Institute for Social Research
  • "The Effects of Tourism Impacts Upon Quality of Life of Residents in the Community" - by Kyungmi Kim, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Muzaffer Uysal, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • "Horizontal Spillover Effects of Neighboring Domains on the Leisure Life Domain: An Empirical Study" - by Janet De. Neal, the Univeristy of North Carolina; Dogan Gursoy
  • "Resident Perceptions of Tourism Impact on their Quality of Life" - by Claudia Jurowski, Northern Arizona University; Kathy Andereck
  • "The Construction of Taiwanese Vacation Lifestyle Scale: A Test of the Reliability and Validity Based on Multiple Samples" - by Jen-Son Cheng, Taichung Healthcare and Management University; Monchi Lio; Taichung Healthcare and Management University
  • "The Culture of Wine Consumption and its Contribution to the Quality of Life" -by Irmgard Vogt, University of Applied Sciences
  • "Can Developments in Economic Well-being Explain Trends in Subjective Well-being in OECD Countries?" -by Lars Osberg, Dalhousie University; Andrew Sharpe
  • "Comparative Survey Questions on Quality of Life - "the Dynamic Information Centre", a Contribution to a User-Friendly Online Infrastructure for the Social Sciences" - by Michaela Hudler, Paul Lazarsfeld Gesellschaft fur Sozialforschung
  • "Translation of Quality of Life Questionnaires: Implications for Iranian Population" - by Mohsen Asaidi-Lari, University Hospital; A.A. Sayyari; H.R. javadi; D. Gray
  • "Item Respone Theory Analyses of Adolescent Quality of Life Data: Development of the European Cross Cultural Research Instrument "KIDSCREEN" - by Michael Erhart; Mick Power; Pascal Auquier; Bernhard Cloetta; Curt Hagquist; Stephane Robitail; Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, Robert Koch Institut
  • "Measuring Flow Experiences: Comparing Three Scales" - by Joar Vitterso, University of Tromso
  • "The Quality of Life in Old Age in the Czech Rural Areas" - by Irena Herova, Czech University of Agriculture; Tomas Martinec
  • "Life of Present Women in Rural Areas in the Czech Republic" - by Pavlina Marikova, Czech University of Agriculture
  • "Quality of Life in the Transformed Czech Rural Areas" - by Vera Majerova, Czech University of Agriculture
  • "Life Style, Organic Food and Consumer Behavior" - by Georg W. Oesterdiekhoff, Universitat Karlsruhe
  • "The Alleviation of Poverty In Rural Areas in South Africa by Means of Security of Communal Land Tenure" - by Gerrit Pienaar, Potchefstroom University
  • "Indicators of a Study of Poverty in Southeast, USA: a Framework" - by Abbott Ferriss, Emory University
  • "The Role of Adult Materialism in Later Distress: Exploring Pathways of Influence" - by Eirini Flouri, Oxford University
  • "The Relation between the Level of Economic Performance and Levels of Social Indicators of Development" - by Krishna Mazumdar, Indian Statistical Institute
  • "Does Happiness Pay? An Exploration Based on Panel Data from Russia" - by Carol Graham, The Brookings Institution; Andrew Eggers; Sandip Sukhtankar
  • "Are there Diminishing Returns of Happiness to Income?" - by Richard A. Easterlin, University of Southern California
  • "Monetary Stability and Quality of Life" - by Heinz Herrmann
  • "If Money Doesn't Buy Happiness, Why Do We Act Like it Does?" - by Aaron Ahuvia, University of Michigan
  • "The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index and the Importance of Personal Relationships and Household Structure on the Wellbeing of Australians" - by Melanie Davern, Deakin University; Robert A. Cummins; Richard Eckersley; Julie Pallant; Erik Okerstrom
  • "Quality of Life in Argentina in the Economic, Politic and Social Crisis. Pilot Test: International Wellbeing Index" - by Graciela Tonon, Fundacion Archipelago; Virginia Aguirre; Lia Rodriguez de la Vega
  • "Subjective Quality of Life and Self Assessed Social Support among Croatian Immigrants in Australia: A Comparison with Non-Migrant Croatians and Australians" - by Gorka Vuletic, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health
  • "Quality of Life in Families of ALTE (Apparent Life Threatening Event) Children" - by Annapia Verri, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico; L. Nosetti; S. Scaravaggi; A. Ramponi; D. Kaltcheva; Luigi Nespoli
  • "Satisfaction with Welfare State Institutions: A Comparison of EU Countries" - by Jurgen Kohl, University of Heidelberg; Claus Wendt
  • "Social Choices as the Integration of Claims" - by Paul Anand, The Open University
  • "Determining Legal Standards to Evaluate and Guide Social Policy: The Socio-Economic Rights Jurisprudence of the South African Constitutional Court" - by Danie Brand, University of Pretoria
  • "The Benefits of the Internationalization of Children's for Children in Developing Countries" - by JA Robinson, Potchefstrrom University for Christian Higher Education
  • "Differences in the Fiscal Policy Strategies and their Outcomes for Income and Consumption Inequalities" - by Maria Piotrowska, Wroclaw Universiy of Economics
  • "On Gendered Life-Chances and Well-Being: Germany in European Comparison" - by Jens Alber, Wissenschaftzentrum Berlin gGmbH
  • "QOL in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland: An Indicator Approach" - by Dieter Korczak
  • "Job Satisfaction and Working Conditions: Germany in European Perspective" - by Heinz-Herbert Noll, Zuma; Stefan Weick
  • "Quality of Life: Does the State Still Matter?" - by Jean-Marie Jungblut, University of Mannheim; Matin Schommer
  • "Indian Immigration to Argentina and Quality of Life" - by Lia Rodriguez de la Vega, Archipielago Foundation
  • "The Chances of the Second Generation of Ethnic Entrepreneurs in Europe Biographies and Quality of Life Development between Precarious Work Conditions, Self-Employment and Upward through Education." - by Ursula Apitzsch, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat
  • "Biographical Analyses of Quality of Life Processes in Migration" - by Maria Kontos, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat
  • "Quality of Life in Migration: A Discussion of Concepts and Research Results" - by Maggi Leung
  • "Measuring the Standard of Living: Uncertainty about its Development" - by Wulf Gaertner, University of Osnabruck; Yongsheng Xu
  • "Methodological Choices Encountered in the Construction of Indexes of Economic and Social Well-being" - by Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards; Julia Salzman
  • "The Social State of the Netherlands" - by Jeroen Boelhouwer
  • "Equality-Adjusted Happy Life Years" - by Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • "Towards an Index of Inequality of Material Living Standards. Recent Applications in Longitudinal and Comparative Analysis" - by Joachim Vogel, University of Umea
  • "Values, Happiness, and Demographics in Monterrey" - by Nicole Crista Fuentes Kraffczyk, Universidad de Monterrey; Jose de Jesus Garcia Vega
  • "Relationships between Parent's and Children's Values and Children's Overall Life Satsifaction. A Comparison across Countries" - by Germa Coenders, Universidad de Girona; Ferran Casas; Cristina Figuer; Monica Gonzalez
  • "Parental Stress and Marital Satsifaction: Some Results from a Home Visiting Experiment for Maintaining the Quality of Life of Young Families" - by Georg P. Mueller, Universite de Fribourg
  • "Satisfaction with Life Domains and Salient Values for Future among Children and their Parents in Five Different Countries" - by Ferran Casas, Universitat de Girona; Cristina Figuer; Monica Gonzalez; Germa Coenders
  • "Parental Stress and Marital Satisfaction: Some Results from a Home Visiting Experiment for Maintaingin the Quality of Life of Young Families" - by Georg P. Mueller, Universite de Fribourg
  • "Satisfaction with Life Domains and Salient Values for Future among Children and their Parents in Five Different Countries" - by Ferran Casas, Universitat de Girona; Cristina Figuer; Monica Gonzalez; Germa Coenders
  • "Improving Quality of Life Through Developmental Family Welfare: Challenges and Opportunities" - by Damodaram Sivakumar
  • "Strategies to Achieve Goals Related to TV or Computer Activities: their Correlates with Adolescents Wellbeing" - by Ferran Casas, Universitat de Girona; Monica Gonzalez, Cristina Figuer
  • "The Future of Private Happiness" - by Gunter Burkart, University of Luneburg
  • "The Role of Family and Social Support in the Subjective Well-being of a Collectivistic Culture: Mexico" - by Ana Maria Anguas Plata, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • "Determinants of Human Well-Being in Developing Countries" - by Krishna Mazumdar, Indian Statistical Institute
  • "Trusting and Distrusting Societies: The Societal Causes of Social Trust" - by Jan Delhey, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (Social Science Research Centre Berlin)
  • "Stability of Happiness in a Changing Society: A Latent Growth Analysis on a Romanian Panel Data" - by Sergiu Baltatescu, University of Oradea
  • "Quality of Life in the Ukranian Transforming Society" - by Valeriy Nikolayevskiy; Kharkov V.N. Karazin National University; Lena Plakhova
  • "Urbanization without Industrialization: Challenges for Quality of Life in Malawi" - by Edward J. W. Chikhwenda, University of Malawi Polytechnic
  • "The Impact of Electrification on the Quality of Life of Poor Communites" - by Johan Martins, University of South Africa
  • "Youth and the Quality of Life In Algeria" - by Mourad Moulai-Hadj, USTO
  • "Satisfaction with Work in a European Perspective: Center and Periphery, "Old" and "New" Market Economies Compared" - by Peter Robert, TARKI; Marton Medgyesi
  • "Job Satisfaction and On-the-Job Search: A Theoretical and Empirical Approach" - by Carlos Gamero-Buron, Universidad de Malaga; Lucla Navarro-Gomez
  • "Association Between Workplace Conditions and Health-Related Quality of Life in Taiwanese Workers by Using WHOQOL-Bref Questionnaire" - by Wen-Miin Liang, China Medical College; Hsien-Wen Kuo; Haw-Yaw Shy
  • "Looking for Labor Market Rents with Subjective Data" - by Andrew E. Clark, DELTA
  • "Voluntary Associations, General Welfare and Democracy: The Scandinavian Tradition in Transition" - by Joachim Vogel, University of Umea; Erik Amna
  • "Quality of Life for Children with Developmental Disabilities: Significance of the Family" - by Rebecca Renwick, University of Toronto; Ann Fudge Schorrmans; Buga Zekovic
  • "Impact of Public Policy on Children and Families" - by Buga Zekovic
  • "Concepts and Perceptions of Human Well-Being: Some Evidence from South Africa" - by David A. Clark, University of Cambridge
  • "Impact of Small Scale Mining on the Livelihood of Rural Communities in Malawi" - by Victor Chipofya, University of Malawi
  • "Happiness in Eastern Europe" - by Bernd Hayo, University of Essen
  • "Two Aspects of Quality of Life - Cooping with Crime and Social Disintegration in South Africa" - by Denis Huschka, Rhodes University; Valerie Moller
  • "From Over-Industrialization to Rapid De-Industrialization: Impacts on Quality of Life in Eastern Europe" - by Nikolai Genov, Free University Berlin
  • "Person-Environment Perspectives on Quality of Life in Old Age: Conceptual Issues and Empirical Findings" - by Hans-Werner Wahl, University of Heidelberg; Heidrun Mollenkopf; Frank Oswald
  • "Quality of Life in Old Age: Findings From the UK Growing Older Programme" - by Catherine Hennessy, University of Sheffield; Alan Walker
  • Personal Control and Subjective Well-being in Later Life - An Empirical Assessment" - by Svein Olaf Daatland, NOVA; Britt Slagsvold; Katharina Herlofson
  • "The Contribution of Housing Space to Quality of Life in Later Life" - by Rose Gilroy, University of Newcastle
  • "Quality of Life and Social Inequality in the Second Half of the Life Course" - by Andreas Motel-Klingebiel, German Centre of Gerontology
  • "Retarding Speed - A Contribution to Improve the Quality of Life" - by Fritz Reheis
  • "Quality of Life and the Labour Market: Balancing desired and Actual Working Time" - by Joachim Merz, University of Luneburg
  • "Rich and Poor: The Deprivation of Time" - by Maria-Angeles Duran, CSIC
  • "New Models of Wealth: Wealth in Time and Welath in Goods" - by Lucia A. Reisch, Universitat Hohenheim
  • "Rural Families Speak about Quality of Life Issues - An Overview of the Study" - by Karen P. Varcoe, University of California; Jean Bauer, University of Minnesota; Sheila Mammen
  • "Rural Families Speak - The Impact of Financial Life Skills and Knowledge of Community Resources on Food Security" - by Jean Bauer, University of Minnesota; Elizabeth Dolan
  • "Rural Families Speak - The Impact of Health Conditions of Food Security" - by Bonnie Braun, University of Maryland; Patricia Hyjer Dyk
  • "Rural Families Speak - The Impact of Family Relationships on Food Security" - by Karen Varcoe, University of California; Nancy Lees; Martha Lopez
  • "Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Towards an Analytic Technique to Determine the Status of Households' Basic Livelihood Building Blocks" - by Sullay Kamara, University of Cape Coast
  • "Developing a Quality of Life Toolkit with Smallholder Organic Farmers in Madagascar and Developing a Social Label with Organic Consumers in Germany" - by Cathy Rozel Farnworth, University of Agricultural Sciences
  • "Adolescent Subjective Well-being in their Social Contexts" - by Katja Rask, Diaconia Polytechnic
  • "Is Life Dissatisfaction the Opposite of Life Satisfaction?" - by Melanie Davern, Deakin University
  • "Determinants of the Quality of Life of Poor Migrants in Dhaka" - by Debashish Roy, The Australian National University
  • "What Childhood Factors Lead to High Subjective Well-Being at Age 43?" - by Daiva Daukantaite, Stockholm University
  • "Conceptual Differences in Well-being and Happiness" - by Alejandro Tapia Vargas, Universidad de Monterrey; Nicole Christa Fuentes Kraffczyk; Karla Gabriela Murgula Polo
  • "Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Cognitive-Affective Life Satisfaction Evaluation Scale from the EMMBSAR in Mexican University Students and Community Samples." - by Ana Maria Anguas-Plata, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi; Ian Clara
  • "Health-Related Quality of Life: A Poor Surrogate for Global Quality of Life" - by Matthias Rose, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin; Peter Theuns; Jan Bernheim; Gudrun Scholler; Paul Oosterveld; Gerhard Danzer; Burghard F. Klapp; Francis Heylighen
  • "Anamestic Comparative Self-Assessment (ACSA) to Measure QOL: Advantages of an Internal Standard." - by Jan L. Bernheim, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Peter Theuns; Francis Heylighen; Mehrdad Mazaheri; Matthias Rose "Anamnestic Comparative Self Assessment (ASCA) to Measure QOL: Sensitivity, Reliability and Proneness to Response-Shift." - by Peter Theuns, Vrije Uniersiteit Brussel; Ghislain Ledure; Michel Souris; Darius Razavi; Jan L. Bernheim,Vrije Uniersiteit Brussel
  • "Scientific and Spiritual Perspectives on Well-Being: Differences and Simularities" - by Philip H. Friedman
  • "Testing a General Model of Satisfaction with Urban Living Using Data for Southeast Queensland, Australia" - by Rod McCrea, University of Queensland
  • "The Commen Good: a Mulitlevel Analysis of Social Capital and Collective Efficacy of Urban and Rural Communities" - by Dietrich Oberwittler
  • "Botched Interventions in Local Community Life: The Impact of Organizational Problems in Municipalities on the Quality of Life" - by Rene Gabriels, University of Maastricht; Wiebe W. Nauta
  • "Global Processes, Local Challenges: Community of Life in a US Border Region" - by Irina Sharkova, Portland State University
  • "Quality of Life in the Italian Medium Sized Cities" - by Giampaolo Nuvolati, Universita degli Studi di Milano
  • "Media and the Persuit of Happiness" - by Monica Diana Gutierrez Gonzalez, Universidad de Monterrey; Nicole Fuentes Kraffzyk
  • "Cross-cultural Structural Validity Test for an Urban Quality-of-Life Instrument" - by Madhukar Angur, University of Michigan; Robin Widgery; G. Shainesh
  • "The Best Indicators in Town for Measuring the Quality of Life" - by Dieter Korczak, GP Forschungruppe
  • "September 11 and the Bali Bombing: Their Effect on the Wellbeing of Australians" - by Robert A. Cummins, Deakin University; Melanie Davern; Bruce Hunter; Richard Eckersley; Sing Kai Lo; Erik Okerstrom
  • "Stress That Doesn't Pay Off: A Study on Commuting and Subjective Well-Being" - by Alois Stutzer, Universitat Zurich; Bruno S. Frey
  • "The Need for Care among Elderly and Sick Persons: Changes in Subjective Well-Being" - by Stefan Weick, ZUMA
  • "Ageing Scenario and Quality of Life in Asia and Europe - A Comparative Sociological Appraisal" - by Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi
  • "The Need to Provide for Security in Old Age in Hierarchy of Needs - An Estimation of its Ranking within the Polish Population" - by Malgorzata Roszkiewicz, Warsaw School of Economics
  • "Violence against the Elderly within the Social Context - A Future Subject of Research on Quality of Life in Old Age? - by Peter Schimany, Vienna Institute of Demography
  • "Environmental Stress Effects on Depression and Well-Being in Urban Older Adults Living in Senior Housing" - by William B. Disch, Institute for Community Research; Jean J. Schensul; Kim E. Rada; Julie T. Robinson; Sonia Gaztambide; Carmen Y. Reyes
  • "The Effects of Marital Disruption on Subjective Well-Being" - by Hans-Jurgen Andress, Universitat Bielefeld
  • "Happiness as an Expression of Freedom and Self-Determination: A Comparative Analysis of Subjective Quality of Life and their Social Structural Determinants" - by Max Haller, Universita degli Studi
  • "Globalization Process and Quality of Life in Third World Countries: The Need for a Second Wave" - by A. Coskun Samli, University of North Florida
  • "Trends in Livability and Equality" - by Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • "The State, Democracy, Encompassing Politics and Human Development in Developing Countries: A Cross-National Analysis" - by Ming-Chang Tsai, National Tapei University; Thomas Barbiero
  • "Bringing together Quality of Life and Sustainable Development" - by Martina Schafer, Zentrum Technik and Gesellschaft; Lydia Illge
  • "Quality of Life in Developing Countries: The Harmony and/or Tension between Social Capital and Economic Globalization" - by Farhard Hossain
  • "Designing a Quality of Life Observatory in a Particular Urban Center: the Experience of the City of Florence" - by Filomena Maggino, Universita degli Studi di Firenze; Silvana Schifini D'Andrea
  • "Capability and Functionings: Fuel Sources and Well-Being on Marshall Islands" - by Jagjit Singh, University of the South Pacific
  • "The Determining Factors of the Level of Personal Satisfaction in Andalusia (Spain)" - by Jaime Andreu Abela; Antonio Jaime Castillo; Rafael Morillas
  • "Social Workers' Quality of Life in Argentina" - by Graciela Tonon, Fundacion Archipelago "The Effects of Employment on the Quality of Life of People with Intellectual Disabilities" - by Ralph Kober, University of Western Australia
  • "Segmented Quality of Working Life in Korea: Regular vs. Non-regular Workers" - by Byoung-Hoon Lee, Chung-Ang University; Yoo-Sun Kim
  • "Rural Areas and Small Enterprise" - by Gabriela Pavlikova, Czech University of Agriculture; Blanca Hasova
  • "The Consequences of Global Educational Expansion for Economic and Social Development" - by Emily Hannum, University of Pennsylvania; Claudia Buchmann
  • "Regional Analysis of Educational Development in Canada" - by Srimanta Mohanty, The Social Planning Council of Peel
  • "First Year College Students: A Sociopersonal and Counseling-Based View of Optimal Functioning" - by William B. Disch, Institute for Community Research; Lisa L. Harlow
  • "Development of the Conceptual Model and Questionnaire of Mathematical Learning Related Quality of Life for the students in the junior high school in Taiwan" - by Haw-Yaw Shy, China Medical College; Wen-Miin Lian; Yi-Yin Ke
  • "Changes in the Relation between Parental Divorce and the Well-Being of their Adolescent Children during the 1984-1999 Period in the Netherlands" - by Anna Lont, European University Institute; Jaap Dronkers
  • "The Impact of Socio-Economic Status on Health and Mortality - Decreasing in Old Age? - by Rasmus Hoffman, Max-Planck-Institut fur demografische Forschung
  • "Psychiatric Service in a General Hospital Improves the Quality of Life and Comprehensive Patient Care" - by Vladimier N. Prokudin, General Teaching Hospital
  • "The Role of Quality of Life (QOL) Measurement in Adjusting Health Policies: The Case for Adopting QOL in Iran" - by Mohsen Asadi-Lari, University Hospital; A.A. Sayyari; D. Gray
  • "The Quality of Life of Dying Patients in the Acute-Care Hospital: Interprofessional Communication Structures in the Contest of the Clarification of Facts in Terms of Prognosis" - by Johann Behrens, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg; Christiane Luderer
  • "When the Cared-for Relative is Affected by Dementia: A Comparative Study on Caregiver Well-being in an Italian Sample" - by Cristian Balducci, I.N.R.C.A.; Maria Gabriella Melchiorre; Sabrina Quattrini; Giovanni Lamura
  • "Conceptions of the Good Life for Demented Patients in Dutch Nursing Homes" - by Annemarie Kalis, Utrecht University
  • "Utilism as the Best Alternative for Relativism" - by Jan C. Ott, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • "Is Life Dissatisfaction the Opposite of Life Satisfaction" - by Melanie Davern, Deakin University; Robert A. Cummins
  • "Quality of Life - A Question of the Expected Life Chances and of the Internalized Conditions of Living" - by Hans-Rolf Vetter, University of The Federal Armed Forces Munich
  • "Changes in Community Values and Community Social Arrangements as Determinants of Individuals' Quality of Life Israeli Kibbutz Members" - by Uriel Leviatan, University of Haifa
  • "Quality of Work Life Contemporary Changes" - by Asish Mukhopadhyay, University of Kolkata; Papri Pal
  • "The Power of Well-Being" - A Political Challenge An Inquiry into the Well-Being of Young People in Nottingham, England, for the Local Government Council" - by Nic Marks, New Economics Foundation
  • "New Cross-National Architecture for Labour Market Statistics Project Investigating Subjective and Objective Notions of Well-Being Across National Labour Markets" - by Achim Kemmerling, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter; Michael Bolle
  • "Money, Health, Values and the Use of Indices to Explore the Determinants of Happiness in Mexico" - by Jose de Jesus Garcia Vega, Universidad de Monterrey; Nicole Crista Fuentes Kraffczyk
  • "Global Products and the Quality of Local Life: Experience in Taiwan during 1980-2000" - by Shu-Er Wei, Nan-Hua University
  • "Quality of Life Research in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps: A Summary of Approaches and Results" - by Michael J. Schwerin, RTI International; Gerry L. Wilcove
  • "Quality of Life Measurement Among Military Members and their Loved Ones in Canada" - by Sean Norton, Directorate of Human Resource Research and Evaluation (DHRRE); Steve Flemming
  • "Quality of Life in the United Kingdom Royal Air Force" - by Dawn Johansen
  • "Beyond Quality of Life: Army Well-Being and the Strategic Management of Individual Aspirations" - by Thomas A. Kolditz, United States Military Academy; Michaei F. Pfenning
  • "The Cultural Vitality Index: Arts and Culture Indicators for Quality of Life Measurement" - by Joaquin Herranz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Maria-Rosario Jackson; Florence Kabawasa-Green
  • "Globalization: Islam as a Niche of Hope in Black Africa" - by Nixon S. Khembo, University of Malawi
  • "Explaining Juvenile Deliquent Behavior: Society, Community and Youths" - by Ahmad Khalili, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • "The Contribution of Music to Quality of Life: An Australian Qualitative Study" - by Terrence Hays, University of New England; Victor Minichiello
  • "Quality of Life Settlements as a De-Politicization Strategy" - by Noga Gilad, Tel-Aviv University
  • "The Subjective Wellbeing of Asian Chinese and Western Populations: A Cross-Cultural Perspective" - by Anna L.D. Lau, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Robert A. Cummins
  • "Quality of Life and Social Inequality? - Social Situation and Allergy-Risk in Children" - by Horst-Dietrich Elvers, UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig-Halle GmbH
  • "The Quality of Life in Switzerland: Health, Lifestyle, and Social Exclusion" - by Manfred Max Bergmann, SIDOS; Isabelle Renschler
  • "People who Live Better also Live Longer - Social Inequality and Length of Life" - by Rasmus Hoffman, Max-Planck-Institut fur demografische Forschung
  • "Measuring Stability and Change in Subjective Quality of Life: Problems in Validation of Measures" - by Filomena Maggino, Universita degli Studi di Firenze
  • "What Makes Koreans Happy? Explorations on the Structure of Happy Life Among Korean People" - by Myoung-So Kim, Hoseo University; Hyewon Kim; Kyeing-Ho Cha; Jeeyoung Lim
  • "Determinants of Life Satisfaction in South Africa's Transition" - by Valerie Moller, Rhodes University; Denis Huschka
  • "Towards Enhancing the Quality of Life in Africa: Challenges, Problems and Prospects" - by Patrick A. Edewor, Olabisi Onabanjo University "Political Acceptability of QOL Indices: Analysis of Human Development Index of Index of Economic Well-Being using Voters' Beliefs" - by Michael R. Hagerty, University of California
  • "Regulating Belonging: Social Cohesion and the Legal Inclusion of Immigrant and Ethic Groups in Germany" - by Matthias Bos, Ruprecht Karls-Universitat Heidelberg
  • "The Rise of Social Capital at the Individual and Collective Levels of Analysis" - by Michel Forse, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • "Measuring Migrants' Quality of Life: Challenges and Research Strategies" - by Manuel Perez Yruela, Instituto de Estudios Sociales de Andalucia (IESA); Sebastian Rinken
  • "The Role of Psychiatirc/Psychotherapeutic Consultations in Quality of Life of Regugees and Migrants" - by Elena Prokudina, Civic Assistance Committee; Vladimir Prokudin
  • "The Quality of Life of Immigrants to Sweden: Integration and Discrimination, 1979-2000" - by Joachim Vogel, University of Umea; Mikael Hjerm