Tonon, Graciela

Indicators of Quality of Life in Latin America

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Table of contents

Part I. Methodology

1. Measuring Quality of Life and Inequalities in South America
Graciela Tonon, Lía Rodriguez Vega

2. Quality of Life in Latin America: A Proposal for a Synthetic Indicator
Noelia Somarriba Arechavala, Pilar Zarzosa Espina

3. A New Index for Study Quality of Life (LQI), Argentina: Combining Socioeconomic and Enviromental Indicators
Guillermo Angel Velázquez

Part II. Urban Quality of Life: A Geographical View

4. How Are We Today? Quality of Urban Life in Argentina First Contributions from the Households Permanent Survey (2003–2012)
Patricia Iris Lucero, Claudia Andrea Mikkelsen, Sofía Estela Ares

5. Urban Quality of Life in Santa Fe Province: Demographic, Social and Territorial Processes Between 1991 and 2010
Néstor Javier Gómez

6. Mind the Gap: Monitoring Spatial Inequalities in Quality of Life Conditions (Case Study of Rosario)
Javier Martinez

7. A Quantitative–Qualitative Study on Quality of Life in Smaller Towns in the Early Twenty-First Century in Argentina
Claudia Andrea Mikkelsen

8. Spatial Segregation and Quality of Life: Empirical Analysis of Medium-Sized Cities of Buenos Aires Province
Santiago Linares, Claudia Andrea Mikkelsen, Guillermo Angel Velázquez, Juan Pablo Celemín

9. Evolution of Habitability Conditions in Mar del Plata Peri-urban Area (1991, 2001, 2011)
Laura Zulaica, Rosana Ferraro

Part III. Quality of Life of Different Groups

10. Quality of Life of High School Students in the City of Caracas, Venezuela
Aquiles Pérez Delgado

11. Two Profiles of Child Labor in the Colombian Caribbean Coast: Children Relocated to Suburban Areas Compared to the Key Role of Social and Labor Characteristics of Mothers in Urban Settings
Daniel Holgado, Isidro Maya-Jariego, Jorge Palacio, Óscar Oviedo-Trespalacios

12. Personal Wellbeing and Quality of Life of Older Adults
Fermina Rojo-Perez, Gloria Fernández-Mayoralas

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Child and School Psychology

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Social Indicators Research Series
Page amount
14 pages
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