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Quality-of-Life Studies and Social Indicators Research

An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works (1984-98)

 

Author: M. Joseph Sirgy

Title of Publication: Quality-of-Life Studies and Social Indicators Research: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works (1984-98)

Publisher: The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies

Year of Publication: 1998

This monograph is an annotated bibliography of important quality-of-life/social indicators research studies that have described in the Social Indicators Network News (SINET) from 1984 to 1998.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface
I. QOL of a Certain Geographic Population
A. World
B. World Regions
C. Countries
1. General
2. Specific Countries
D. Regions Within a Country
E. Rural Regions
F. Urban or Metropolitan Areas
1. General
2. Specific Urban/Metropolitan Areas
G. Economically Depressed Regions
1. General
2. Specific Economically Depressed Regions
H. Economically Developed Regions
I. Communities
1. General
2. Specific Communities

II. QOL of Certain Groups of People
A. Women
1. General
2. Specific Women Groups
B. Youth
1. General
2. Specific Youth Groups
C. Children
1. General
2. Specific Children Groups
D. Ethnic or Racial Minorities
E. Elderly
1. General
2. Specific Elderly Groups
F. The Poor
H. College Students

III. A Specific QOL Issue Related to Survival and/or Growth
A. Health Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
B. Familial/Marital Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
C. Economic Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
D. Work and Employment Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
E. Cultural Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
F. Education Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
G. Leisure Issues
H. Technology Issues
I. Environment Issues
J. Spiritual Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
K. Political Issues
L. Crime, Safety, and Justice Issues
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
M. Race/Ethnic Relations Issues
N. Population, Food and Nutrition Issues
O. Issues Related to Mental and Social Well being
P. Overall Quality-of-Life Issues (Subjective or Objective)
1. General
2. Specific to Certain Groups
Q. Attitude Toward a Variety of Societal Issues

IV. A Specific Method for Conducting QOL Research
A. Social Indicators Methods
B. Qualitative Research
C. Monitoring Methods
D. Software
E. Forecasting
F. Social Impact Assessment

V. A QOL Analysis from a Specific Theoretical or Disciplinary Perspective 83
A. Feminism
B. Philosophy
C. Economics
D. Marketing

Index