New PDF release: Citation Classics from Social Indicators Research: The Most

By Alex C. Michalos

ISBN-10: 1402037228

ISBN-13: 9781402037221

Social symptoms examine: a global and Interdisciplinary magazine for Quality-of-Life dimension used to be based via Alex C. Michalos and released its first factor in March 1974. it's been the major magazine for scholarly examine in its box for over thirty years. This quantity is released in occasion of that checklist of achievement. the nineteen articles assembled listed below are a variety drawn from the 34 (2.4%) most often pointed out articles within the journal’s background. An introductory essay written through Michalos explains the ancient and medical value of every article within the improvement of social signs or quality-of-life examine. It presents a unprecedented evaluation of the perceived clinical difficulties that researchers world wide addressed within the first 3 many years of exploration, in addition to a view of a few of the issues to be addressed sooner or later. a quick essay describing the origins of the magazine by way of its founder is additionally incorporated. a person drawn to having a unmarried quantity that comprises the superior examine produced during this box will locate this quantity irresistible.

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For example, “Divorce and separation appear to have neutral or negative short-term impacts followed by a positive long-term consequence. 129-130). Most have also assumed that the impact of certain kinds of events is the same for all individuals, which is contrary to what we know about “individual differences in values and judgement standards”. 22 ALEX C. MICHALOS Headey, Veenhoven and Wearing (1991) reported results from four waves of an Australian panel study conducted in the state of Victoria, involving samples ranging from 942 in 1981 to 649 in 1987.

H. R. 8-10. E. C. : 1954, Motivation and Personality (Harper, New York). K. Merton and J. 3-141. : 1971, The Popper-Carnap Controversy (Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague). T. 197-281. : 1980b, North American Social Report: Volume 1, Foundations, Population and Health (D. Reidel, Dordrecht). : 1991, Global Report on Student Well-Being: Volume 1, Life Satisfaction and Happiness (Springer-Verlag, New York). : 1991a, Global Report on Student Well-Being: Volume 2, Family, Friends, Living Partner and Self-Esteem (Springer-Verlag, New York).

The two papers by Michalos (1980a, 1985) are closely related to each other, and also to Veenhoven (1994). They are related to the latter paper insofar as both are evidently rooted in some sort of pragmatic moral consequentialism. There is not only “sense in pursuing greater happiness for a greater number”, there is also a moral obligation to do so. , Michalos 1995, 2001), there is no need to review those issues here. Here it only has to be recorded that in the 1980a and 1985 papers, as in many of my other scientific investigations, the primary motive was an interest in finding a reliable and valid general theory of human well-being that could be the foundation for a naturalistic moral theory.

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