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How to Measure Quality of Life in Diverse Populations

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Children & Adolescents (I)

 

Quality of Life Among Rio Grande, Argentina?s Young People: Their Problems, Expectations, and Dreams

German Sarlangue , Argentine Catholic U.............................................................................................. 1

 

Self Esteem Increased Through Positive Peer And Teacher Interactions

Paul Smiley, U Illinois

Carol Diener , U Illinois........................................................................................................................ 1

 

 

Comparative Studies

 

Trends in World Social Development: Development Challenges of the New Century

Richard J. Estes, U Pennsylvania......................................................................................................... 2

 

The European Social Indicators Information System: A New Tool for Monitoring the Quality of Life

Heinz-Herbert Noll, ZUMA.................................................................................................................... 2

 

 

Families and Quality of Life

 

The Curse of Collaboration: The Role of Expertise and Partnership in Parents Stories About Their Children's Alternative Education

Katherine Goddard , U Illinois

Carol Diener , U Illinois........................................................................................................................ 3

 

Creating a Balanced Life: Focusing on the Challenges Faced by Parents of Children with Disabilities

Karen J. Crooker , U Wisconsin-Parkside

Filiz Tabak, Towson U

Jennifer Herring, 4C-Community Coordinated Child Care, Inc................................................................... 3

 

Examining Global Life Satisfaction of Married Males Using an Economic Approach

Sandra J. Huston, U Missouri-Columbia................................................................................................ 3

 

 

Indicators and Models of Work Well-being (I)

 

Empowerment as a Moderator of the Relationship between Work Stress and Psychosomatic Symptoms

P.T. Srinivasan, U Madras

P. David Jawahar, Regional Engineering College.................................................................................... 4

 

Attitudes towards Work and Time in Cross-National Perspective

Tom Smith , U Chicago....................................................................................................................... 5

 

Dying to Work? An investigation into work-related stress, quitting intentions and absenteeism

Rannia Leontaridi, U Stirling................................................................................................................. 5

 

 

Indicators & Models of Financial Well-being (I)

 

Effects of Welfare Reform on the Well Being of Low- Income Rural Minority Children

Karen P. Varcoe, U California-Riverside

Nancy B. Lees, U California-Riverside

Martha L. Lopez, U California-Davis....................................................................................................... 6

 

Financial Wellness and Quality of Life of? Low-Income Rural Indiana Families

Flora William, Purdue U

Elizabeth Kiss, Purdue U..................................................................................................................... 7

 

Financial Wellness of College Students

Flora William, Purdue U

Eunyoung Baek, Purdue U................................................................................................................... 7

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Children & Adolescents (II)

 

Empathy: An Extensive Study of Children with Behavior Disorders

Jessica Snowden, U Illinois-Urbana/Champaign

Carol Diener, U Illinois-Urbana/Champaign............................................................................................. 8

 

The Relationship between Life Satisfaction and Violent Behaviors among American High School Adolescents

Keith J. Zullig, U South Carolina

Robert F. Valois, U South Carolina

E. Scott Huebner, U South Carolina

Wanzer Drane, U South Carolina.......................................................................................................... 8

 

Assessment of the Quality of Life among Children Diagnosed with Hearing Loss or Attention Deficit Disorders

Rich Gilman, Georgia State U

Susan Easterbrooks, Georgia State U

Michele Frey, Georgia State U.............................................................................................................. 9

 

 

National Studies

 

Socioeconomic Development and Quality of Life in Italy

Giampaolo Nuvolati, U Milano Bicocca.................................................................................................. 9

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Subjective Well-being in the European Union During the 1990s

Bernhard Christoph, ZUMA................................................................................................................. 10

 

Quality of Life in Northern Ireland

Jos? Luis Iparraguirre D?Elia, Northern Ireland Economic Council........................................................... 10

 

Who is Benefiting the Most from NAFTA? An Intervention Time Series Analysis

Rock-Antoine Mehanna, Wartburg College........................................................................................... 11

 

 

Measuring the Quality of Life of Individuals

 

Hedonism and Happiness

Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus U-Rotterdam.............................................................................................. 11

 

Subjective Quantitative Studies of Empowerment
Sabina Alkire, The World Bank........................................................................................................... 11

 

Is Happiness Constructed ? Towards a Social Constructionist Approach to the Understanding of Subjective Quality of Life

Sergiu Baltatescu, U Oradea.............................................................................................................. 12

 

Senior Corps Volunteer Participation: Its Contribution to Life Satisfaction and Improved Quality of Life

Caroline E. Crocoll, Virginia Commonwealth U

Peter J. Gartland, Glenwood Research................................................................................................ 12

 

 

Indicators and Models of Work Well-being (II)

 

Examining the relationship between job autonomy on job satisfaction and and job-related primary control and secondary control strategies

Elise Catherine Maher, Deakin U......................................................................................................... 13

 

Internal Branding: Does It Improve Employees' Quality Of Life?

Danielle Blumenthal, ?Institute for Brand Leadership.............................................................................. 14

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Children & Adolescents (III)

 

Cross-cultural and developmental issues of Life Satisfaction Reports among Children and Adolescents: Future Research Implications

Nan-Sook Park, U Rhode Island

E. Scott Huebner, U South Carolina.................................................................................................... 14

 

No Place Called Home: Life Quality and Purpose of Homeless Youths

Robert A. Cummins, Deakin U

Kate Bearsley, Deakin U.................................................................................................................... 15

 

Adolescent Life Satisfaction: A Cognitive Mediator between Parenting Styles and Adolescent Mental Health

Shannon Suldo, U South Carolina

E. Scott Huebner, U South Carolina ................................................................................................... 15

 

Trends in Levels and Disparities in Well-being for Black, Hispanic, and White Children and Youths in the United States, 1985-1999: Some Findings from a New Index

Kenneth C. Land, Duke U

Vicki L. Lamb, Duke U

Sarah Kahler Mustillo, Duke U............................................................................................................ 15

 

 

Focus Studies

 

Quality of Life and Development Opportunities for Youth in Grahamstown East, South Africa

Valerie M?ller, Rhodes U.................................................................................................................... 16

 

The Transition to Adulthood: QOL and Family Formation in the European Union

Joachim Vogel, U Ume?.................................................................................................................... 17

 

Select Findings from East London?s (South Africa) First Baseline Quality of Life Survey

Robin Richards, Rhodes U................................................................................................................. 17

 

 

Indicators & Models of Housing & Neighborhood Well-being (I)

 

The Physical Environment and QoL in the Inner-city

William Kruidenier, U Illinois-Urbana

Frances E. Kuo, U Illinois-Urbana

William C. Sullivan,? U Illinois-Urbana.................................................................................................. 18

 

Behavior Intention Models and Multiattribute Attitude Models for Measuring Housing Satisfaction: Comparative Analysis and Methodological Implications

Lubomir Popov, Bowling Green State U............................................................................................... 19

 

Can Gardening Influence Quality of Life Perceptions?

T.M. Waliczek, Illinois State U

R.D. Lineberger, Texas A&M U

J.M. Zajicek, Texas A&M U............................................................................................................... 19

 

Measurement of Housing Well-being with the 4Ps Model

Stephan Grzeskowiak, Virginia Tech

M. Joseph Sirgy, Virginia Tech............................................................................................................ 20

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Disease-specific Patients (I)

 

Health-related Quality of Life Outcomes within a Demographically-diverse Population from Southern Alberta, Canada

Hartmut Krentz, Southern Alberta Clinic for HIV/AIDS, University of Calgary

M.J. Gill, Southern Alberta Clinic for HIV/AIDS

C.V. Henry, U Calgary........................................................................................................................ 21

 

The Comparative Responsiveness of a Global vs. Specific HR-QoL Measure to One Year Symptom Changes Among Persons With Schizophrenia: Findings from the Canadian National Outcomes Measurement Study on Schizophrenia (CNOMSS)

Mark Atkinson, U Calgary

Geoff Smith, U British Columbia

Ashok Malla, U Western Ontario

Kostas Trakas, Janssen Ortho Inc

Rob Balshaw, Simon Fraser U............................................................................................................ 22

 

Prevalence and Impact of Pain in Psychiatric Inpatients

Martin M. Evers, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jeremy Burd, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Debrorah B. Marin, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.............................................................................. 23

 

 

Predictors of Women's QOL and the Influence of QOL Imagery on Consumer Behavior

 

Good Life Images as a Motivation for Consumer Behavior: Gender and Generational Differences

George M. Zinkhan, U Georgia........................................................................................................... 24

 

Assessment of Quality of Life in Women Receiving Outpatient Mental Health Services

Marion Becker, U South Florida.......................................................................................................... 24

Lee Martin, U South Florida

David Thornton, U South Florida

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Children & Adolescents (IV)

 

Exploring Effective Methods for Studying School-related Stresses among Young Children

Doris Martin, James Madison U

Lou Ann Lovin, James Madison U

Holly Pence, James Madison U.......................................................................................................... 25

 

Building Family Strengths for Children, Youth and Families at Risk

Deborah J. Thomason, Clemson U

Brenda J. Thames, Clemson University

Barbara Brown, Clemson University..................................................................................................... 26

 

How to Measure Quality of Life in Young Couples: an Italian Study on Well-Being among Young People

Enrica Aureli, U Rome ?La Sapienza?

Barbara Baldazzi, ISTAT - Italian National Statistical Institute................................................................ 26

 

 

Concepts and Methods (Part 1)

 

Concepts and Perceptions of Development: Some Evidence from the Western Cape, South Africa

David A. Clark, U Cambridge.............................................................................................................. 27

 

Climate as a Component of Country Quality of Life

Mark Peterson, U Texas-Arlington....................................................................................................... 27

 

Mobility as a Key Factor to Reach Sustainable Quality of Life

Thomas Macoun, Technical U Vienna.................................................................................................. 27

 

 

Developing Indexes of Economic Well-being

 

Determining the Weights in Measures of Economic Well-being

Michael Burns, U South Australia

Pauline Halchuk, Dalhousie U............................................................................................................ 28

 

An Index of Labor Market Well-being

Lars Osberg, Dalhousie U

Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards....................................................................... 28

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So You Are (Un)happy, Now What Do You Mean? An Explanation of the Weak Relationship between Income and Happiness

Mariano Rojas, U de las Americas-Puebla........................................................................................... 29

 

 


Indicators & Models of Housing & Neighborhood Well-being (II)

 

Residents' Perceptions of Quality of Life: A Comparative Study

James Potter, U Nebraska

Rodrigo Cantarero, U Nebraska, USA

Blanca Ramirez, U Nebraska

Steve Larrick, U Nebraska................................................................................................................. 30

 

The Impact of Rural-Urban Migration upon People?s Health and Well-being: A Turkish Example

James J. Potter, U Nebraska............................................................................................................. 31

 

Developing and Using Quality of Life Indicators for the Delivery of Services in South African Cities

Robin Richards, Rhodes University

Brian O?Leary, Urban Strategy Corporate Services................................................................................ 31

 

 

Quality of Life for Children, Adolescents & Youth with Developmental Disabilities

 

Quality of Life for Children with Developmental Disabilities: Development of a New Instrument

Rebecca Renwick, U Toronto

Buga Zekovic, U Toronto.................................................................................................................... 32

 

Quality of Life for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities: Conceptual and Methodological Issues Relevant to Public Policy

Rebecca Renwick, U Toronto

Buga Zekovic, U Toronto.................................................................................................................... 32

 

Quality of Work Life for Transition Aged Youth with Developmental Disabilities

Ivan Brown, U Toronto........................................................................................................................ 33

 

 

New and Nontraditional Measures and Methods of QOL

 

Poverty and Inequality of Standard of Living and Quality of Life in Great Britain

Joseph Deutsch, Bar-Ilan U

Xavier Ramos, Bar-Ilan U

Jacques Silber, Bar-Ilan U.................................................................................................................. 34

 

Specialist Physician Communication Impact on Cancer Patient's Quality of Life

S. Conradt, U de Li?ge

Yves Libert, ?U Catholique de Louvain

Anne-Marie Etienne, U de Li?ge

Darius Razavi, U Libre de Bruxelles

Gilles Dupuis, ?U Quebec-Montreal..................................................................................................... 34

 

How System Control Analysis Helps To Solve Some Of The Theoretical Problems Of The Qol Field And What Are The Psychometric Characteristics Of The Quality Of Life Systemic Inventory (QLSI) Based On Such An Approach

Gilles Dupuis, U Quebec- Montreal

Marie Christine Taillefer, U Quebec-Montreal

Jean Pierre Martel,? U Quebec-Montreal

Marie Jos?e Rivard, U Quebec-Montreal

Marie Anne Roberge, U Quebec-Montreal

Karine St. Jean, U Quebec-Montreal................................................................................................... 35

 

 


Concepts and Methods (Part 2)

 

Two Approaches for Deriving Weights for Objective QOL Dimensions

Mark Peterson, U Texas-Arlington....................................................................................................... 36

 

South African Cross-cultural Findings on the Satisfaction with Life Scale

Margaret S. Westaway, Health and Development

Chantelle Maritz, U Pretoria

Nurse J. Golele, Health and Development............................................................................................ 36

 

Residential Quality of Life and Needs Assessment Research in Durban, South Africa

Brian O'Leary , Urban Strategy Department.......................................................................................... 37

 

 

The Evaluation and Measurement of Economic Well-being

 

Using Expenditures to Measure the Standards of Living in the United States: Does it Make a Difference

David S. Johnson, Bureau of Labor Statistics....................................................................................... 37

 

The Impact of Television Viewership on Consumers? Materialism and Quality of Life Perceptions: An Examination in the Islamic Culture

Jamal Al-Khatib , James Madison U

Angela D?Auria Stanton, James Madison U

C.B. Claiborne, James Madison U...................................................................................................... 38

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Disease-specific Patients (II)

 

Subjective Quality of Life among People with Arthritis

Rose Anne Misajon, Deakin U

R.A. Cummins, Deakin U................................................................................................................... 38

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The Impact of Drug Court Programs on the Quality of Life of Substance Abusers

Anne Dannerbeck, U Missouri............................................................................................................ 39

 

Survey and Determine a Model to Describe the Effective Factors on Quality of life in Diabetic Patient Abusers

Atefeh Ghanbari Khangha, Gilan U

Parsa Yekta, Tehran U of Nursing and Midwifery

Atrkar Roushan, Gilan U.................................................................................................................... 39

 

 

Quality of Life for Families Who Have a Child with a Developmental Disability

 

Abuse and Neglect: It's Place in Studying the Quality of Life of Children and Families

Ivan Brown, U Toronto........................................................................................................................ 40

 

Quality of Life and Stress in the Parents of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Annapia Verri, Mondino Neurological Institute....................................................................................... 41

 

 


Indicators & Models of Financial Well-being (II)

 

Framing the Issue of Financial Wellness and Quality of Life of Low-Income: What?s Known and How to Measure to Capture the Diversity

Jean W. Bauer, U Minnesota

Bonnie Braun, U Maryland.................................................................................................................. 41

 

Making Ends Meet for Low-Income Rural Families: How Do They Do It and How It Influences Financial Well-being

Bonnie Braun, U Maryland

Patricia Hyjer Dyk, U Kentucky........................................................................................................... 42

 

With a little Support from Our Friends: The Role of Family and Community Support in Financial Well-being of Rural Low-income Families

Sharon B. Seiling, Ohio State U

Jean W. Bauer, U Minnesota

Patricia Hyjer Dyk, U Kentucky........................................................................................................... 43

 

Caregiver Connections

Connie McKenna, INTERgeneration LINKS

Elsie Fetterman, INTERgeneration LINKS, U Massachusetts................................................................. 44

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of the Elderly (I)

 

General Social Reporting of the Elderly: Assessment of Recent and Future Research in Sweden

Joachim Vogel, U Umea.................................................................................................................... 44

 

QOL Indicators for Chinese Elderly Stroke Survivors

Anna Lau, Hong Kong Polytechnic U................................................................................................... 45

 

Can a Stress-coping Model Explain Ethno-racial Differences in Affective Suffering?

Cecile N. Yancu , Columbia U............................................................................................................ 46

 

 

Setting and Achieving Goals with Indicators of Health and Child Well-being

 

Setting and Achieving Goals for Healthy Cities Programs, U.S.

Miryam C. Granthon, Healthy Cities Consortium................................................................................... 46

 

 

Family Quality of Life for Families That Include a Child With Disability

 

Family Quality of Life for Families That Include a Child With Disability

Ann Turnbull, Beach Center on Disability

JiYeon Park, Beach Center on Disability

Denise Poston, Beach Center on Disability.......................................................................................... 47

 

QOL Indicators & Models of the Poor

 

Developing Consumer Cultures in Emerging Capitalist Markets

A. Coskun Samli, U North Florida....................................................................................................... 47

 


Social supportive behaviors of Moroccan immigrants in Spain and Bolivian and Paraguayan immigrants in Argentina

Isidro Maya Jariego, U Seville

Graciela Tonon, National U Lomas de Zamora...................................................................................... 48

 

Slum Sweet Slum?

Anita Singh

Trevor N Jacobie............................................................................................................................... 48

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Australia & New Zealand

 

Violent Scatterings and Quality of Life

Liz Eckermann, Deakin U.................................................................................................................. 49

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of the Elderly (II)

 

Framework For Foodservice Delivery and Quality of Life in Long-Term Care Facilities

C. Lengyel, U North Carolina-Greensboro

S.J. Whiting, U Saskatchewan

G. A. Zello, U Saskatchewan.............................................................................................................. 49

 

Assessing Subjective QOL: Individual vs. Community Dimensions

O. P. Bramston, U Southern Queensland............................................................................................ 50

 

Social Indicators Research and Health-Related Quality of Life Research

Alex C. Michalos, U Northern British Columbia..................................................................................... 50

 

 

Life Satisfaction as Quality of Life in Mental Health and General Medicine

 

Psychiatry, Quality of Life, and the Short Form of the Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire (QLESQ-SF)

Jean Endicott, Columbia U................................................................................................................. 51

 

Quality of Life Index for Assessment in General Medical Conditions

Carol Estwing Ferrans, U Illinois-Chicago............................................................................................. 51

 

Quality of life Assessment in Children and Adolescents: The Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (MSLSS)

Scott Huebner, U South Carolina

Richard J. Nagle, U South Carolina

Shannon Suldo, U South Carolina....................................................................................................... 52

 

Predictive and Treatment Validity of the Quality of Life Inventory in Managed Care, Substance Abuse, Community Mental Health, and Counseling Center Samples

Michael B. Frisch, Baylor U

Michelle P. Clark, Iowa State U

Steven V. Rouse, Pepperdine U

M. David Rudd, Baylor U

Jennifer Paweleck, Baylor U

Andrew Greenstone, Baylor U

David Kopplin, Baylor U..................................................................................................................... 52

 

 


Measuring QOL for People with Disabilities

 

Measuring Quality of Life of Color-deficient Consumers

Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, Rutgers U-Camden................................................................................. 53

 

Measuring Quality of Life with Person Centered Outcomes

James Gardner, The Council on Quality and Leadership........................................................................ 53

 

QOL: Are We Getting What We Measure?

Ralph Kober, U Western Australia...................................................................................................... 54

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of the Far East Countries

 

Disparities of Quality of Life

Zhifang Peng, Eastern Illinois U.......................................................................................................... 55

 

Class Differences in Filipino Quality of Life, 1996 and 2001

Gerardo A. Sandoval, Social Weather Stations

Linda Luz B. Guerrero, Social Weather Stations................................................................................... 55

 

Filipino Report Card on Pro-poor Services

Bhuvan Bhatnagar, World Bank.......................................................................................................... 55

 

 

Tourism Development and Quality of Life

 

Meaningful Boundaries: Rights and Responsibilities in Tourism Development

Mike Robinson, Sheffield Hallam U..................................................................................................... 56

 

An Examination of Tourism Development and Quality of Life in Virginia

Sandro Formica, ESSEC Business School.......................................................................................... 56

Muzaffer Uysal, Virginia Tech

 

An Examination of How Age Impacts the Effects of Tourism Services on the Travelers' Quality of Life

Janet D. Neal, U North Carolina

Dogan Gursoy, Washington State U.................................................................................................... 57

 

 

Business/Labor and QOL (I)

 

Measuring Quality of Life of Apparel Workers in Mumbai, India, Part I: Qualitative and Quantitative Data

Marsha A. Dickson,? Kansas State U

Mary A. Littrell, Iowa State U.............................................................................................................. 58

 

Measuring Quality of Life of Apparel Workers in Mumbai, India, Part II: Photo-elicitation

Mary A. Littrell, Iowa State U

Marsha A. Dickson, Kansas State U................................................................................................... 59

 

Child labor sweat shops: globalization and QoL

by Coskun Samli, U North Florida, USA

Ronald Adams, U North Florida........................................................................................................... 60

 

Measuring Development: A Case Study in Guatemala and in Native American Villages in the United States

Bruce Clemens , James Madison U.................................................................................................... 60


Quality of Life and Mental Health and General Medicine

 

Quality of Life in Individuals with Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Winnie Eng, Temple U

Meredith E. Coles, Temple U

Cynthia L. Turk, Temple U

Richard G. Heimberg, Temple U

Steven A. Safren, Harvard Medical School........................................................................................... 61

 

Quality of Life Assessment: A Perspective from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Steve J. Niemcryk, Bayer Pharmaceutical Division............................................................................... 61

 

Quality of Life of Medically Frail Rural Elders: Measurement and Intervention in the NIA-funded PEARL Study

Allan V. Kaufman, U Alabama

Forrest Scogin, U Alabama

Louis Burgio, U Alabama.................................................................................................................... 62

 

Assessment of the ?Good Life? of Patients in Three Health States: Diabetes Mellitus, Spinal Cord Injury and Schizophrenia

Yasmin Maor, The Gertner Institute

Benjamin Mozes, The Gertner Institute................................................................................................ 63

 

The World Health Organization?s Quality-of-Life scale (WHOQOL-100): An Evaluation

Robert A. Cummins, Deakin U

Michael B. Frisch, Baylor U................................................................................................................ 63

 

 

Information Technology and Quality of Life

 

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation and Quality of Life

Mike (Tae-In) Eom, State U New York-Binghamton

Kyung W. Kang, Samsung

Dong-Jin Lee, State U New York-Binghamton...................................................................................... 64

 

Quality of Life Issues for the Elderly:? The Role of Perceived Risk in Explaining and Addressing Internet Adoption by Older Consumers

Constance Elise Porter, Georgia State U............................................................................................. 64

 

 

QOL for People with Disablilities: Where to Now?

 

Three Decades of Quality of Life

Ralph Kober, U Western Australia

Robert L. Schalock, U Western Australia............................................................................................ 65

 

 

The Effects of Tourism on Community Quality of Life

 

Considering Montana Residents' Perceptions of Quality of Life: Making Responsible Tourism Development Decisions

Thale Dillon, U Montana..................................................................................................................... 66

 

 


QOL Indicators & Models of College Students

 

All Work, No Study? Factors Affecting Student Experience at a UK University

S.E.Farron, U Central Lancashire

P.I.Houghton, U Central Lancashire

M.Whittaker, U Central Lancashire

C.H.Worthington, U Central Lancashire............................................................................................... 67

 

Different Scales for Different Survey Methods: Validation in Measuring Quality of University Life

Silvana Schifini D?Andrea , U Florence

Filomena Maggino, U Florence............................................................................................................ 67

 

Measuring the Quality of University Student Life: The Development of an Instrument

Lance W. Roberts, U Manitoba

Susanne von Below, U Frankfurt

Mathias Boes, U Heidelberg

Rodney A. Clifton, U Manitoba............................................................................................................ 68

 

 

Problems & Solutions in Relation to Subjective QOL Indicators

 

Self-esteem, Control and Optimism: What is Their Relationship?

C. Croft, Deakin U

Robert Cummins, Deakin U................................................................................................................ 70

 

Forced versus Chosen Ethnic Identity Labels: Implications for the Generalization of Research Findings

William B. Disch, Institute for Community Research............................................................................. 70

 

Perceived QOL of Individuals?An Indian Perspective

Sriya Majumdar ,? U Calcutta

Snehanshu DasGupta, U Calcutta....................................................................................................... 70

 

Do people Believe that Life Was Better in the "Good Old Days"?

Michael Hagerty, U of California-Davis.................................................................................................. 71

 

 

Community Indicators of Health and Well-being (I)

 

Community Health Indicators for the Washington Metropolitan Region

Michael A. Stoto, George Washington U

Jane S. Durch, George Washington U................................................................................................. 71

 

Satisfaction with Personal and Environmental Quality of Life: A Black South African Perspective

Margaret S. Westaway, Medical Research Council............................................................................... 72

 

 

Tourism Management and Quality of Life

 

The Impact of Strategic Alliances on the Hospitality and Travel Industry Stakeholders' Quality of Life

Said M. Ladki, Lebanese American U

Mohammad A. Shatila, Lebanese American University.......................................................................... 73

 

Benchmarking Indicator-Systems and their Potential for Tourism Sustainability and Quality of Life

Matthias Fuchs, U Innsbruck.............................................................................................................. 73

 

The Under Appreciated Link Between Tourism and Quality of Life in Host Communities by Robert R. Nelson, U Delaware?????? 73

 

 

Business/Labor and QOL (II)

 

Meeting The Challenge of Making Life More Satisfying For Food Service Managers

Richard F. Ghiselli, Purdue U

Joseph M. LaLopa, Purdue U

Billy Bai, Purdue U............................................................................................................................ 74

 

 

Comparative QOL Issues and the Measurement of QOL

 

QOL and Political Trust in the Context of the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election: A Comparison of Younger and Older Voters

Elaine Sherman, Hofstra U

Leon Schiffman, St. John?s U

Nicole Kirpalani, Baruch College-CUNY............................................................................................... 75

 

The Relationship between Multiple Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life in Older Adults in Japan and the United States: A Comparative Analysis

Kristen M. Suthers, U Southern California

Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon U

Eileen Crimmins, U Southern California............................................................................................... 76

 

 

Problems & Solutions in Relation to Subjective QOL Indicators

 

Personal Income and Beliefs Affecting Happiness

C. Manolis, Quinnipiac U

Melvin Prince, Southern Connecticut State U....................................................................................... 76

 

Measuring Subjective Well-being Reliably: An Empirical Comparison of Single-item and Multi-item Inventories

Joar Vitters?, U Troms?

E. R?ysamb , National Institute of Public Health.................................................................................. 76

 

Identity Consistency, Culture, and Subjective Well-Being

Eunkook M. Suh, U California-Irvine.................................................................................................... 77

 

 

Community Indicators of Health and Well-being (II)

 

Profile of Gastroduodenal Disease in Brazil X Quality of Life

Suzana Tyrrasch de Almeida, UFPE

Jos? Lurilmar Lucena, Brejo da Madre de Deus

Maria Juli?o, Brejo da Madre de Deus

Ana Paula Tyrrasch de Almeida, Brejo da Madre de Deus

Bruno Coelho, Brejo da Madre de Deus

Lourdinha Flor?ncio, Brejo da Madre de Deus

Edson de Souza,Rosa Carneiro, Brejo da Madre de Deus..................................................................... 77

 

Validity of the HRQOL in Two Canadian Samples

Stephanie Ounpuu, McMaster U

Larry Chambers, U Ottawa................................................................................................................. 78

 

Adult Health-related Quality of Life: Why Did Some States Improve While Most Declined, United States, 1993-2000?

David G. Moriarty, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention............................................................... 79

 

 

Tourism Marketing and Quality of Life

 

Tourist Craft Marketing's Impact on Rural Thailand's Quality of Life

Rosalind C. Paige, U Tennessee-Knoxville

Warunee Thanapase, Kasetsart U...................................................................................................... 79

 

The Effects of Different Aspects of Tourism Services on Travelers' QOL

Janet Davis Neal, U of North Carolina.................................................................................................. 80

 

Revitalization of Cumalikizik, Turkey:  The Oldest Turkish Village

Ulker Oren, U Istanbul

Turgut Var, Texas A&M U

Jinhyung Chon, Texas A & M U.......................................................................................................... 81

 

 

Quality of Life and Cities (I)

 

Urban QOL: The State of the City

Mohammad Taghi Shekhi, ?Al-Zarhra U............................................................................................... 81

 

The State of the City: Living Conditions in Amsterdam

Peggy Schyns, Amsterdam Bureau of Research and Statistics

Jeroen Boelhouwer, Social and Cultural Planning Office........................................................................ 82

 

A Socioeconomic, Community Based Approach for Developing Integrated Mass Transit Systems as Applied to the City of Baltimore

Claudia Phillips, Morgan State U

Hazel Ruth Edwards.......................................................................................................................... 83

 

 

Consumer Well-being

 

Volunteering, Corporate Sponsorship, and the Quality of Life in the United States

Laura R. Oswald, Marketing Semiotics, Inc.......................................................................................... 83

 

?Money Worlds? and Consumer Well-Being: An Integration of Money Dispositions, Materialism and Spending

Miriam Tatzel, Empire State College................................................................................................... 84

 

 

QOL Indicators & Models of Eastern European Countries

 

The Prospects for Catching up. Lessons for the Accession Countries to the European Union from Previous Enlargements

Jan Delhey, Social Science Research Center Berlin............................................................................. 85

 

Explaining Life Expectancy during the Transition: Do Income Inequality and Public Health Spending Matter?

Alexei Ivaschenko, Gothenburg U....................................................................................................... 85

 


Quality of Life and Cities (II)

 

Sound Environment of the Urban Public Spaces: Representations and Indicators in Rio de Janeiro City

Jules Ghislain Slama, Federal U Rio de Janeiro

Mauricio Pereira, Ecole d'Architecture de Toulouse............................................................................... 86

 

How Architecture is a Measure of QOL in Diverse Populations

Albrecht Herholdt, U Port Elizabeth..................................................................................................... 86

 

An Interactive Multi-criteria Decision Modeling Tool Using Analytic Hierarchy Process Methodology

John B. Lee, U British Columbia......................................................................................................... 87

 

 

Indicators & Models of Financial Well-being (III)

 

The Impact of Student Debt on Quality of Life: A Longitudinal Study of New Zealand Students

John J. Watson, U Canterbury............................................................................................................ 87

 

What Do Families Do When Money Runs Out? Financial Management and Coping Strategies of Young Mothers on TANF

Sheila Mammen, U Massachusetts

Michael Meade, U Hampshire............................................................................................................. 88

 

Financial Hardship and Food Insecurity among Rural Low-income Families

Sheila Mammen, U Massachusetts

Gretchen May, U Massachusetts

Shirley Mietlicki, U Massachusetts

Michael Meade, U Hampshire............................................................................................................. 88

 

Economic Well-Being: How Families Define the Term

Glenn Muske, Oklahoma State U........................................................................................................ 89

 

 

Indicators & Models of Financial Well-being (IIV)

 

Meeting the Challenge of Making Life More Satisfying for Food Service Managers

Richard Ghiselli, Purdue U

Joseph LaLopa, Purdue U

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