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Beyond Facts

Understanding Quality of Life, Development in the Americas 2009

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9781597820790

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

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272 pages

100 black and white illustrations, 2-color throughout

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

World

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • I. Setting the Stage
    • 1. Quality of Life Viewed through Another Lens
    • 2. The Personality of Quality of Life Perceptions
    • 3. The Conflictive Relationship between Income and Satisfaction
    • 4. Satisfaction beyond Income
  • II. Facts and Perceptions in Action
    • 5. Getting a Pulse on Health Quality
    • 6. Learning about Education Quality and Perceptions
    • 7. Rethinking Conventional Wisdom on Job Quality
    • 8. Urban Quality of Life: More than Bricks and Mortar
  • III. The Curtain Call
    • 9. The People’s Choice? The Role of Opinions in the Policymaking Process
  • References
  • Index

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