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書名 Wellbeing and development in Peru [electronic resource] : local and universal views confronted / edited by James Copestake
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
國際標準書號 9780230616998 (electronic bk.)
0230616992 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xvi, 269 p.) : ill
系列 Studies of the Americas
Studies of the Americas
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-264) and index
Description based on print version record
Introduction / James Copestake -- Resources, Conflict, and Social Identity in Context / Jose Luis Alvarez, Maribel Arrollo, Lida Carhuallanqui, James Copestake, Mart©Øin Jaurapoma, Tom Lavers, Miguel Obispo, Edwin Pacar, Percy Reyna -- Measuring and Modeling Subjective Wellbeing / Jorge Yamamoto -- Economic Welfare, Poverty, and Subjective Wellbeing /James Copestake, Jackie Velazco, Monica Guillen Royo, Tim Hinks & AndyMcKay -- Wellbeing and Migration / Becky Lockley, Teofilo Altamirano &James Copestake -- Wellbeing and Community Institutions / Jose Luis Alvarez -- Peru: A Wellbeing or Insecurity Regime? / Geof Wood & James Copestake -- Conclusions / James Copestake & Jorge Yamamoto
Development is something we all aspire to, but also readily criticize for failing to live up to our hopes of sustained improvement in humanwellbeing. This book presents findings of systematic research into thecontested meanings of development and wellbeing from a country, Peru, which has recently experienced both rapid economic growth and deep social conflict. A mix of ethnographic and questionnaire data from seven poor urban and rural communities straddling the Andes is used to describeand analyze local and global interpretations of their inhabitants pursuit of wellbeing
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鏈接 Print version: Wellbeing and development in Peru. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 9780230608696 (DLC) 2008017288 (OCoLC)226291880
主題 Well-being -- Peru
Quality of life -- Peru
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Copestake, James G., 1960-
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