Quality of Life: An Introduction to the ConceptFree E-book
The publication follows two main objectives: to explain why quality of life is not a topic of simple or unambiguous answers and why it is possible to perceive it from different points of view and then to give the reader basic starting points for understanding, interpretation and measurement of this extraordinarily complex and increasingly popular concept. The book brings an overview of basic characteristics of quality of life and then it proceeds to a detailed discussion of content aspect and definition of this phenomenon on the basis of its dualisms and multidimensionality. By means of simple examples it demonstrates basic principles and procedures used in the measurement of quality of life. The final chapter is dedicated to selected problems of interdisciplinary research and to a brief introduction to geography of quality of life.