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The concept quality of life and its implications for housing research
L. N. Hume
by South African Human Sciences Research Council, Institute for Sociological, Demographic, and Criminological Research in Pretoria
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 12-15.
|Statement||Linda N. Smedley.|
|Series||Research finding - South African Human Sciences Research Council, Institute for Sociological, Demographic, and Criminological Research ; no. S-N-163, Navorsingsbevinding S-N ;, nr. 163.|
|LC Classifications||HD7374.4.A3 H854 1979|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||i, 15, iii p. ;|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||80504071|
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It employs an integrated conception of housing quality that poses three types of qualities: quality of provision, quality of context and quality of dwelling, and explores the implications of these qualities, in order to provide an.
The concept of quality of life is complex because it includes multidimensional of contributory facets such as housing, education, work and environment. Quality of life is a broader concept than economic production and living standards.
It includes the full range of factors that influences what we value in living, reaching beyond its material side. Human well being depends on what resources enable people to do and to be.
The ability to convert resources into a good life varies across people. This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations.
The idea of the quality of life is central to economic and social assessment and also to public policy, social legislation, and community programs/5(2). It also addresses the implications of intercultural tension on quality of life and on the way in which people use and interact in a multi-cultural space.
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Background Although the term "quality of life" is relatively recent, the concept of public happiness has been popular at various periods throughout history. Research is one area where the concept of quality of life serves a purpose by providing a direction for research on issues such as in health care (Dallimore & Mickel, ).
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Ann Bowling Table 1. the definition of the concept of quality of life (QoL), and with relevance to public policy. In view of type of housing, community resources to facilitate social participation and social relationships.
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Community and Quality of Life discusses important concepts that undergird. The potential of the quality of life (QoL) concept lies in its basically positive meaning and interdisciplinary acceptance. This can be used when the Public Health sector tries to develop health into a resource concept, as is the intention of the WHO Health For All Strategy.
Out of different scientific views on QoL this paper synthetises a theoretical framework of QoL and. presents the concept of assessment of housing dimension in the quality of life index and the main indicators relevant to this dimension of quality of life.
Index Terms — Quality of life, housing quality, housing environment, housing expenditures burden, assessment. NTRODUCTION. The quality of life can be used as the most general aim of. Sleep deficiency occurs if you do not get enough sleep, you sleep at the wrong time of day, you do not sleep well, or you have a sleep disorder.
Learn about sleep; risk factors, signs, symptoms, and complications for sleep deficiency; strategies for. Applied Research in Quality of Life (ARQOL) presents conceptual, methodological and empirical papers dealing with quality-of-life studies in the applied areas of the natural and social sciences.
It aims to publish papers that have direct implications for, or impact on practical applications of research on the quality of life.Housing is one of the key issues that normally forefront the scene when considering challenges of urbanisation and urban growth.
It is a fundamental aspect of human life and a major factor in delivering healthy and attractive communities as it serves to define the life space of individuals. Increasing interest is now shown towards the study of how people think of their housing and .Conceptions of quality of life Currently, the term 'quality of life' denotes two meanings: 1) the presence of conditions deemed necessary for a good life, and 2) the practice of good living as such.
When used at the societal level, only the former meaning applies. When we say that the quality of life of the people in a.