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Title Well-being for public policy / Ed Diener ... [and others]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
copyright 2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages) : illustrations
Series Series in positive psychology
Series in positive psychology.
Summary The authors explain why subjective indicators of well-being are needed, showing how these can offer useful input and giving examples of policy uses of well-being measures. They also describe the validity of the subjective well-being measures as well as potential problems, then delve into objections to their use for policy purposes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Quality of life -- Evaluation.
Well-being -- Evaluation.
Economic indicators.
Social indicators.
Political planning -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Diener, Ed.
ISBN 9780199893928 ebook