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Wellbeing Research in Developing Countries: Reviewing the Role of Qualitative Methods

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  • Laura Camfield

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  • Martin Woodhead

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  • Laura Camfield & Gina Crivello & Martin Woodhead, 2009. "Wellbeing Research in Developing Countries: Reviewing the Role of Qualitative Methods," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 90(1), pages 5-31, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:90:y:2009:i:1:p:5-31
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-008-9310-z
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