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Social Indicators: Statistics, Trends and Policy Development (Repost)

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Social Indicators: Statistics, Trends and Policy Development (Repost)

Candace M. Baird, "Social Indicators: Statistics, Trends and Policy Development"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1611228417 | 182 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Social indicators measure the quality of life and encompass the whole spectrum of society, including the individual, public and private organisations, municipal, country, regional, national and international systems. This book presents topical research in the study of social indicators from across the globe. Some topics discussed in this compilation include social scientific metrology as the mediator between sociology and socionomy; discretionary time and freely disposable time as social indicators of welfare, poverty and freedoms; and, socioeconomic status and the incidence of illness and social capital.