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Theoretical Perspectives Guiding QOL Indicator Projects

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  • M. Sirgy

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 103 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (August)
    Pages: 1-22

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    Keywords: Measurement of quality of life (QOL); Measurement of well-being; Indicators projects; QOL theory; QOL constructs and measures;

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    1. Emanuele Blasi & Maria Nucera & Clara Cicatiello & Silvio Franco, 2013. "Socio-demographic Components of Eudaimonic Well-Being: A Survey in an Italian Province," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 113(1), pages 451-470, August.
    2. Omar Fassio & Chiara Rollero & Norma Piccoli, 2013. "Health, Quality of Life and Population Density: A Preliminary Study on “Contextualized” Quality of Life," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 110(2), pages 479-488, January.

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