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Developments in Quality-of-Life Studies: Proceedings of the First Conference of the International Society of Quality-of-Life Studies – Volume 1

Composite Indices of Social Indicators and Income Inequality: Empirical Findings on the County Level
Mohamed Abdel-Ghany, University of Alabama

Temporal Changes of Income Distribution Among the States of America During the 1980's
Mohamed Abdel-Ghany, Universityof Alabama

Unemployment and Mental Illness-Longitudinal Evidence
Ebsen Agerbo, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research
Tor Eriksson, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research
Preben Bo Mortesen, University of Aarhus
Niels Westergard-Nielsen, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research

Using Corporate Mission Statements to Gauge the Quality of Life Commitment
Christie H. Armato, Universityof North Carolina, Charlotte

Perceived University Students' Quality of Life in Italy
Enrica Aureli, University "La Sapienza" Rome Elena Grimaccia, Universita "La Sapienza" Rome

An Examination of the Impacts of Tourism in a Gateway Community
Kenneth F. Backman, Clemson University
Sheila J. Backman, Clemson University

Materialism and Shopping Behavior Among Older and Young Adult
Anne L. Balazs, Mississippi University for Women
Birud Sindhav, University of Oklahoma

Gender Differences in the Relation of Quality of Life Variables to Overload from Family and Work Roles
Peggy S. Berger, Colorado State University ?
Alicia S. Cook, Colorado State University
Randy R. Weigel, Universityof Wyoming

The Meaning of Activity to Life Satisfaction in Later Life
Bette R. Bonder, Cleveland State University
Laura Martin, Cleveland State University

Internal/External Markets and The Family: Behavioral Dynamics, QOL Issues, and Their Strategic Marketing Implications
Gary J. Brunswick, Northern Michigan University

Quality of Life and Planning for Health Boards
Larry W. Chambers, Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Health Department and McMaster University Stephanie Ounpuu, Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Health Department and University of Guelph Paul Krueger, Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Health Department and McMaster University Marian Vermuelen, University of Toronto

Heritage Tourism as a Mechanism for Enhancing Our Quality of Life
Joseph S. Chen, Virginia Tech

The Mind-body Connection: The Relationship class=GramE>Between Physical Fitness and Cognitive Age Among Mature Females
Sylvia D. Clark, CUNY Queensborough
Mary M. Long, Drexel University
Leon G. Schiffman, CUNY-Baruch College

Health Care Delivery Systems and Quality of Life in Western Connecticut
Jessica Cooper, Western Connecticut StateUniversity
Jack Cooper, Western Connecticut State University
Sara DeLoughy, Western Connecticut StateUniversity
William Stephens, Western Connecticut StateUniversity
Joel Goldstein, Western Connecticut StateUniversity

Improving Management-Labor Relations and Employee and Patient Well-being Through Quality of Work Life Programs
Jack Cooper, Western Connecticut State University
Glenn Davis, Local 1199 Health Care Workers Union

A Comparison of East Coast Advances in Health Care Versus West Coast Advances in Health Care
Jessica Cooper, Western Connecticut StateUniversity
Elizabeth Dobbert, Western Connecticut StateUniversity
Kristen Perotti, Western Connecticut StateUniversity

The Relationship of Education and the Arts among Consumers: an Exploratory Study
Sam Cooper, North Greenville College
B.J. Dunlap, Western Carolina University

Race and Sex Discrimination in the Workplace: The Role of Organization "In-group" Membership Status in Variability of Promotion Opportunities
Thomas C. Cross, Universityof Florida
Michael A. Plater, Universityof Florida

Gender, Conflict and Quality of Life
Sharon M. Danes, Universityof Minnesota
Ronit Leichentritt, University of Minnesota
Michael E. Metz, Meta Resources

Quality of Life: Applying a Conceptual Model to a Practice Situation
Anne Dannerbeck, Universityof Missouri, Columbia
Judith Burke, Universityof Missouri, Columbia
Joseph Chandy, Universityof Missouri, Columbia J. Wilson Watt, Universityof Missouri, Columbia

The Well-Being of Fostor Children: Research Findings and Policy Implications
Carol Diener, Universityof Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Will Money Make You Happy? The Evidence
Ed Diener, Universityof Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Shige Oishi, Universityof Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Enhancing the Quality of Consumers' Lives: Perceptual, Attitudinal and Usage Behavior of Ophthalmologists and Optometrists
B.J. Dunlap, Western Carolina University
Joi E. Brown, Marketing Research Consultant
Terry M. Chambers, Sultan Qaboos University

The Influence of Economic and Social Factors on One Aspect of Life Quality: Access to Safe Water
Joseph Earley, Loyola Marymount University

The Job Satisfaction/Life Satisfaction Relationship for Professional Accountants: The Moderating Effect of Organizational Commitment
David Efraty University of Houston-Downtown
M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Tech
Phillip H. Siegel, Monmouth College

Exploring the Relationship Between Unemployment and Crime
Caroline Elliot, Universityof Lancaster
Dan Ellingworth, Sheffield Hallam University

Striving for Significance: Personal Goals, Ultimate Concerns, and Subjective Well-Being
Robert A. Emmons, Universityof California, Davis

From Welfare to Workforce: Managing From Paycheck to Paycheck
Berndine L. Enevoldsen, South Dakota StateUniversity
Darlene Pincock Moss, South Dakota State University
Ida Marie Snorteland, Extension Agent, South Dakota
Lynette J. Olson, Pittsburgh State University

Individual Freedom and Social Responsibility: An Examination of Amartya Sen's Capability Approach to Human Development
Zaki Eusufzai, Loyola Marymount University

Theoretical Perspectives on the Quality of Life
Abbott L. Ferriss, Emory University

Criteria for Designing Quality of Life Studies
George Fisk, Emory University

The Friedman Well-Being and Quality of Life Studies
Phillip H. Friedman, Foundation for Well-Being

Unhappiness and Unemployment in Germany: Are East and West Different?
Knut Gerlach, University of Hannover
Gesine Stephan, University of Hannover

Human Wellbeing and Economic Goals
Neva Goodwin, University of Illinois

Work and Family Life Satisfaction of Dairy Farm Couples in Utah
Liz Gorham, Utah State University

Development and Regulation of Subjective Well-Being
Alexander Grob, University of Berne

Objective QOL and SWB: Cross-National Time-Series Tests of Livability and Comparison Theory
Michael R. Hagerty, University of California, Davis

Time Use Analysis in Quality of Life Studies
Andrew S. Harvey, Saint Mary's University
Wendy Pentland, Queens University

The Effect of Networking and Mentoring on the Quality of Life Experienced by Females in the Workplace
Susan S. Hubbard, Auburn University
Paulette M. Popovich, Auburn University
Catherine A. Solheim, Auburn University

A Review of Research on Subjective Well-Being in Children with Implications for Education
E. Scott Huebner, University of South Carolina

Discriminant Validity of Life Satisfaction and Self Esteem in Children
E. Scott Huebner, University of South Carolina
Rich Gilman, University of South Carolina
James Laughlin, University of South Carolina

Two Versions of the American Dream: Which Goals and Values Make for a High Quality of Life?
Tim Kasser, Knox College

The Role of Attachment Styles in Relationship Quality Among Romantic Partners
Chris Kiesling, Texas Tech University
Jacki Fitzpatrick, Texas Tech University

Subjective Well-being as "An Individulis-genesis-trait"
David M. S. Kimweli, University of Kentucky
William Stilwell, University of Kentucky

Human Engineering in Information Systems: A Quality of Life Revolution for the Physically Challenge
Janet D. Neal, Radford University
Robert D. Spillman, Radford University

Listen to the Children: Maximizing a Healthy Adaptation Response to Change and Loss
Pauline G. King, Ohio State University

A Brief Review of the Goodness of Fit Method of Measuring Quality of Life for People with Developmental Disabilities: How We Got to Where We Are
Ralph Kober, The University of Western Australia

Fair and Square: Four Tenets of Distributive Justice
James Konow, Loyola Marymount University

Stability in Components and Predictors of Subjective Well-being (SWB)
Albert Kozma, Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Pace of Life and Well-Being
Robert Levine, California State University, Fresno

Psychological Aspects of Physical Appearance and Clothing Behavior Affecting Quality of Life
Anne-Marie Lo Castro, University of Natal
Dirk Coertze, Technikon Natal, Centre for Enterprise Development
Lourens Schlebusch, University of Natal

Impact of Marketing on Quality of Life
Ramanuj Majumdar, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Sense of Well-Being and Perceived Quality of Life of the Inhabitants of Calcutta City
Sriya Majumdar, Calcutta University
Snehanshu K. Dasgupta, Calcutta University

Enhancing Mature Adults'' QOI Through On-line Activities
Charles McMellon, The Pennsylvania State University
Leon G. Shiffman, CUNY-Baruch College

Life Satisfaction Among Married and Non-Married Parents
Edward J. Metzen, University of Missouri, Columbia
Anne M. Dannerbeck, University of Missouri, Columbia
John H. Song, University of Missouri, Columbia

Taxonomy of Concepts Related to Quality of Life, and Conceptual Framework for Research on Individuals' Quality of Life
Edward J. Metzen, University of Missouri, Columbia
John H. Song, University of Missouri, Columbia

Home-based Employment and Quality of Life: A Time-use Analysis
William Michelson, University of Toronto

Tracking Population Health Status and Health-Related Quality of Life in the United States
Dave Moriarty, CDC

Crime, a Continuing National Crisis: It's Consequences on the Quality of Community Life
Carol Zemanje Mthembu, University of Zululand

Alternative Economic Security Products: Implications for Quality of Life
Vernon Murray, Marist College

Satisfaction with Various Aspects of Travel, Tourism, Leisure, and Life: Differences Between Allocentrics and Psychocentrics
Janet D. Neal, Radford University
M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Tech
Muzaffer Uysal, Virginia Tech

Human Engineering in Information Systems: A Quality of Life Revolution for the Physically Challenged
Janet D. Neal, Radford University
Robert D. Spillman, Radford University

Women and the Web: Impact of the Internet on Quality of Life
Mary Anne Nixon, Western California University
James E. Kasprzak, National Defense University
B.J. Dunlap, Western Carolina University

The Role of Recreation on the Quality of Life Residents in Rural Communities in South Carolina
William C. Norman, Clemson University
Rich Harwellk, Clemson University
Lawrence R. Allen, Clemson University

Values and Sources of Subjective Well-Being
Shigehiro Oishi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ed Diener, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eunkook Suh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Richard Lucas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Quality of Work Life and Job Satisfaction: Similarities and Differences
Gabrielle M. Ostrognay, University of Melbourne
Peter M. Hart, University of Melbourne
Mark A. Griffin, University of Queensland
Alexander J. Wearing, University of Melbourne

Religious and Spiritual Factors in Individual and Societal Well-Being
Positive and Negative Contributions
Raymond F. Paloutzian, Westmont College

Comparative Analysis of Sociodemographic Effects on Subjective Well-Being in Westgermany and in Chile
Georgios Papastefanou Center for Survey Methodology and Research Mannheim, Germany
Osvaldo Rojas, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile

Loss in the Lives of Southeast Asian Elders
Marcie Parker, Optum Division of United HealthCare Corporation

The Development and Validation of the Temporal Satisfaction with Life Scale
William Pavot, Southwest State University
Ed Diener, University of Illinois
Eunkook Suh, University of Illinois

Country Risk Ratings and Quality-of -Life Indicators: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
Mark Peterson, University of Texas at Arlington
Susan Kleiser, University of Texas at Arlington
Naresh K. Malhotra, Georgia Institute of Technology

The Impact of Economic Restructuring on the Quality of Life in Middle Australia
Michael Pusey, University of New South Wales

University Student Quality of Life: A Model for Assessment and Resource Allocation
Don R. Rahtz, The College of William and Mary

Subjective, Objective and Contextual Components of Life Satisfaction in Europe
Carla Rampichini, University of Florence
Silvana Schifini D'Andrea, University of Florence

The Changing Health Care Environment in South Africa
J. Reddy, Technikon Natal

Relationship Events and Emotional Well-Being
Harry T. Reis, University of Rochester
Shelly Gable, University of Rochester

Physical Function in Chronic Disease and Health-Related Quality of Life
Jack Rejeski, Wake Forest University

Impact of Humanitarian Organizations' Marketing on the Welfare of Post-War Societies: The Case of Croatia
Natasa Renko, University of Zagreb
Jurica Pavicic, University of Zagreb
Goran Maric, University of Zagreb

Gender Entitlements and Quality of Life of Columbian Women
Dalia Restrepo, University of Caldas

A General Theory For Perceptual Indicators of Family Life Quality
Kathryn D. Rettig, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Ronit D. Leichtentritt, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

Backyard Quality of Life: Assessing Landscape Design as an Enhancement Factor
Steven N. Rodie, University of Nebraska ? Lincoln
Ellen T. Paparozzi, University of Nebraska ? Lincoln

Redefinition of Concepts of Absolute and Relative Poverty and Measurement of 3 Level Poverty Line & Degree of Relative Deprivation of the Korean Urban Poor
Jeong Soon Ryu, Baejae University
Myung Hee Park, Dongkuk University

Family Factors and Quality of Life: A Literature Review
Walter R. Schumm, Kansas State University
Pamela R. Turner, Kansas State University

Changes in Income and Their Effect on Subjective Well-being in Germany and Russia
Peggy Schyns, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Emotion in Late Life: An Experience Sampling Study of Discrete Emotions
Larry Seidlitz, University of Rochester
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A QOL Comparison of Value-based Segments of the Older Consumer Market
Elaine Sherman, Hofstra University
Anil Mathur, Hostra University
Leon Schiffman, CUNY-Baruch College

The Assessment of Technology Impact on Quality of Work Life and User Representation in the Context of User Information Systems Satisfaction
Barbara Ann Sherman, Buffalo State University
G. Lawrence Sanders, Buffalo State University

The Development of Constructs to Measure Technology Impacts on Quality of Work Life
Barbara Ann Sherman, Buffalo State University
G. Lawrence, Buffalo State University

User Representation in the Context of User Information Systems Satisfaction
Barbara Ann Sherman, Buffalo State University
G. Lawrence, Buffalo State University

What Can We Induce from the Introspective Report of Subjects? ? A Study of Observation of Subjective Well-Being
Masashi Shirabe, Shinshu University

Materialism and Quality of Life
M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Tech

Risking the Tourist's Freedom to Travel and Quality of Life
Sevil Sonmez, Arizona State University
G. Wesley Burnett, Clemson University

At the Movies: Sociocultural Aspects of Food and Beverages as Found in Nutrition Messages in Contemporary Film
Gina Pazzaglia Sylvester, Marywood College
Jerome D. Williams, National University of Singapore (On leave from Penn State Univ.)
Cheryl Achterberg, Penn State University

Improving Conflict Resolution Skills
Deborah J. Thomason, Clemson University
Brenda J. Thames, Clemson University

Social Participation and Subjective Well-being of Long-term Unemployed
Alinda C. van Bruggen, University of Groningen

The Swedish Welfare State in Transition: Living Conditions and Inequality 1975-1995 in Comparative Perspective
Joachim Vogel, University of Umea

Job Satisfaction in the Academic Labour Market in Scotland
Melanie E. Ward, University of Aberdeen
Peter J. Sloane, University of Aberdeen

Participation, Involvement, and Satisfaction: A Conceptual Comparison of Consumption and Non-Consumption Activity
Dave Webb, University of Western Australia
Robyn Ouschan, University of Western Australia

Adolescents' Satisfaction with Relationships with Parents: Hornet's Nest or Haven?
Ruth E. Weston, Australian Institute of Family Studies

Race Relations, Neighborhood Integration and the Quality-of-City Life
Robin Widgery, Social Systems Research Institute
Madhukar G. Angur, The University of Michigan

Financial Counseling: A Micro Approach to Quality of Life
Flora Williams, Purdue University

Well Being of Dutch Elderly: A Matter of Work, Health and Income?
Isolde Woittiez, University of Leyden
Jules Theeuwes, University of Leyden

The Relationship Between Collectivism and Their Life Satisfaction in Korean, Japanese and Chinese Adolescents
Soonhyung Yi, Seoul National University

The Relationship Between Collectivism/Individualism of Korean Adolescents and Their Life Satisfaction
Soonhyung Yi, Seoul National University
Young-Mi Lee, Chungbuk National University

Social Participation and Perceived Health Among Nonmetropolitan Older Persons
Frank W. Young, Cornell University
Nina Glasgow, Cornell University