Book Volume 56 2015

World Suffering and Quality of Life

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ISBN: 978-94-017-9669-9 (Print) 978-94-017-9670-5 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. World Suffering: A Challenge to Humanity, Humanitarianism and Human Rights

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      Pages 3-29

      Implications of World Suffering for Human Progress

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      Pages 31-44

      Suffering in Silence? The Silencing of Sexual Violence Against Men in War Torn Countries

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      Pages 45-54

      Social Suffering and Critical Humanitarianism

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      Pages 55-64

      Compassion, Cruelty, and Human Rights

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      Pages 65-73

      Making Sense of Suffering: Insights from Buddhism and Critical Social Science

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      Pages 75-87

      Distant Suffering and the Mediation of Humanitarian Disaster

  3. Professional and Informal Caregiving

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      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-100

      Suffering and Identity: “Difficult Patients” in Hospice Care

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      Pages 101-113

      Healing Suffering: The Evolution of Caring Practices

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      Pages 115-124

      Meaning in Bereavement

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      Pages 125-134

      Coping with the Suffering of Ambiguous Loss

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      Pages 135-145

      Social Suffering and an Approach to Professionals’ Burnout

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      Pages 147-157

      The Invisible Suffering of HIV and AIDS Caregivers in Botswana

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      Pages 159-170

      Loneliness as Social Suffering: Social Participation, Quality of Life, and Chronic Stroke

  4. Quality of Life: Global, Community, and Personal

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-171

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      Pages 173-186

      Child Well-Being and Child Suffering

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      Pages 187-202

      Felt-Suffering and Its Social Variations in China

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      Pages 203-216

      Suffering Ailments and Addiction Problems in the Family

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      Pages 217-232

      Suffering and Good Society Analysis Across African Countries

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      Pages 233-250

      Lifetime Suffering and Capabilities in Chile

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      Pages 251-266

      Shame, Humiliation and Social Isolation: Missing Dimensions of Poverty and Suffering Analysis

  5. Suffering and Community: Online and Offline Contexts

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      Pages 267-267

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      Pages 269-280

      The Cultural Geography of Community Suffering

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