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Author Exenberger, Silvia.

Title Well-Being, Resilience and Quality of Life from Children's Perspectives : a Contextualized Approach / Silvia Exenberger, Barbara Juen
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (79 pages)
Series SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research
SpringerBriefs in well-being and quality of life research.
Contents Foreword; Preface; Contents; 1 Social Indicators and the Concepts of Quality of Life, Subjective Well-Being, and Resilience; A Brief History of Social Indicators; A Full Understanding of Child Well-Being; Quality of Life; Objective and Subjective Quality of Life; Defining Social Indicators and Quality of Life; Objective and Subjective Indicators; Quality of Life; Well-Being and Subjective Well-Being; The Hedonic and Eudaimonic View on Well-Being; Subjective Well-Being; Defining Well-Being, Subjective Well-Being, and Happiness; Well-Being; Subjective Well-Being, and Happiness; Resilience
First Wave of Resilience Research: Individual CapacitySecond Wave of Resilience Research: A Social Ecological Approach; Defining Resilience; References; 2 Culture and Child Well-Being; Culture and Development; Evolution of the Two Self-Models; The Independent Self-Construal; The Interdependent Self-Construal; Culture and SWB; References; 3 Child Well-Being; Child Well-Being Indicator Movement; Recent Shifts in the Field of Child Well-Being Indicators; Child-Centered Focus; Multi-Dimensionality in Child Well-Being; Composite Well-Being Child Indices; Well-Being Domains
Composite Child Well-Being IndicesPurpose of the Present Study; A Culture-Sensitive Approach; References; 4 Development of Child Well-Being Indicators Four Years After the Tsunami Disaster; Method; The Tsunami Disaster; Participants and Setting; Procedure; Culture-Broker; Focus Group Discussions; Data Preparation and Analysis; Results; Domains, Categories, and Subcategories of Mothers Living in Fishing Villages Versus SOS Mothers; Cognitive Domain; Social Domain; Psychological Domain; Physical Domain; Economic Domain; Discussion of Mothers' Views on Their Children's Well-Being
Domains, Categories, and Subcategories of Children Living in Fishing Villages Versus SOS ChildrenCognitive Domain; Social Domain; Psychological Domain; Physical Domain; Economic Domain; Discussion of Children's Views on their Own Well-Being; References; 5 Children's Voices on Their Well-Being: A Child Well-Being Index; Method; Participants; Measure; Procedure; Data Preparation and Analysis; Results; Factor Structure; Reliability; Description of Components; Discussion; References; 6 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Appendix
Summary This book explores the broad view on child well-being and the quality of life research. It starts with a discussion of the origin of the social indicator movement and a review of literature on the concepts of quality of life, (subjective) well-being and resilience. It then discusses the force of culture on child development, and shows how two prototypical environments favor either the independent or interdependent self-model. After an exploration of the shifts and changes in the child well-being indicator movement and trends of child well-being measurements, the book turns to research on Tsuna
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Subject Children -- Social conditions.
Social indicators.
Form Electronic book
Author Juen, Barbara.
ISBN 9400775199