The Quality of Life in Asia

A Comparison of Quality of Life in Asia

  • Takashi Inoguchi
  • Seiji Fujii
Part of the Quality of Life in Asia book series (QLAS, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 1-6
  3. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 7-26
  4. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 27-31
  5. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 33-77
  6. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 79-93
  7. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 95-97
  8. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 99-198
  9. Takashi Inoguchi, Seiji Fujii
    Pages 199-201
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 203-247

About this book

Introduction

This book comprehensively and systematically explores demographic profile, lifestyles, value priorities, and subjective and objective quality of life of the ordinary citizens in most societies in Asia, utilizing the AsiaBarometer Surveys conducted annually from 2003 through 2008. The surveyed area encompasses 29 societies in East, Southeast, South and Central Asia. The book examines life quality in each individual society and compares it between societies. In addition, the book studies generalized characteristics of life quality in the entire and sub-regions of Asia. This book is intended for scholars in the fields of quality of life, political science, sociology and economics as well as for policymakers.

Keywords

Life domains Lifestyles Quality of Life Subjective wellbeing Value priorities

Authors and affiliations

  • Takashi Inoguchi
    • 1
  • Seiji Fujii
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Niigata Prefecture Tokyo SBunkyo-ku, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.University of Niigata PrefectureNiigataJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9072-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-9071-3
  • Online ISBN 978-90-481-9072-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-0550
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-0569