These areas of research will focus on the impact of key issues such as health on the overall quality of life and vice versa.An international review board, consisting of Ruut Veenhoven, Joachim Vogel, Ed Diener, Torbjom Mourn, Mirjam A. Sprangers and Wolfgang Glatzer, will ensure the high quality of the series as a whole. R Catalogue record for this book is available from the Library of Congress.We also want to thank the Deutsche Bundesbank and its former president Ernst Welteke for hosting a session in the re- presentative rooms of the German national bank, where the relationship between money, wealth, and satisfaction was discussed.
Rudolf Steinberg for considerable financial and practical support, as well as the city of Frankfurt, especially its mayor Petra Roth.
We gratefully obtained financial support from the association of the “Freunde und Forderer der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat” with its president Hilmar Kopper.
MICHALOS University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada Editors: ED DIENER University of Illinois, Champaign, USA. Like the journal, the book series deals with statistical assessments of the quality of life from a broad perspective.
It welcomes the research on a wide variety of substantive areas, including health, crime, housing, education, family life, leisure activities, transportation, mobility, economics, work, religion and environmental issues.
At present, the concept of quality of life is a kind of umbrella which keeps together a reasonable number of international social scientists who have similar research interests.
The second part of the introduction describes the topics of this book: The five chapters are concerned with the societal goal discussion on quality of life, the scientific monitoring of quality of life, the economic challenges for quality of life, its cultural challenges, and finally the options and restrictions for improving quality of life.
Belief in Values and their Perceived Realization as Determinants of Quality of Life.
The Case of Kibbutz Members 27 1 URIEL LEVIATAN VIII Contents PART V; OPTIONS AND RESTRICTIONS FOR QUALITY OF LIFE 295 18.
The titles published in this series are listed at the end of this volume. ISBN 978-90-48 1 -674 1 -8 ISBN 978- 1 -4020-2903-5 (e Book) DOl 10.1007/978-1-4020-2903-5 Printed on acid-free paper All Rights Reserved © 2004 Springer Science Business Media Dordrecht Originally published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in 2004 Softcover reprint of the hardcover 1st edition 2004 No part of this work may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfilming, recording or otherwise, without written permission from the Publisher, with the exception of any material supplied specifically for the purpose of being entered and executed on a computer system, for exclusive use by the purchaser of the work. Challenges for Quality of Life 3 WOLFGANG GLATZER PART I: GOAL DISCUSSIONS ON QUALITY OF LIFE 1 1 2.