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Liu, Li – Social Indicators Research, 2006
This study explores the meaning of quality of life (QOL) in China from the perspective of social representations. The data were collected by open-ended individual interviews with 16 ordinary Chinese people. The study shows that social thinking about QOL in Chinese society is activated in five critical domains of life: health, family, work, social…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Keen, Deb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
The first contact parents may have with a professional in relation to their child with a disability is often at the point of diagnosis. From that moment onwards, parents embark on a journey that generally involves the formation of many relationships with professionals working in the field. These relationships have the potential to facilitate…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Disabilities, Parent Participation, Partnerships in Education
Pracana, Clara, Ed. – Online Submission, 2014
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2014, taking place in Porto, Portugal, from 4 to 6 of April. Psychology, in our time, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Prevention
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Sweet, Stephen; Swisher, Raymond; Moen, Phyllis – Family Relations, 2005
Using a life course perspective, this study analyzes the adaptive strategy of community selection utilized by middle-class dual-earner couples, as well as the perceived family friendliness of their communities. Although many common concerns exist (most paramount being safety, jobs, and housing quality), parents are more apt than nonparents to…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Employed Parents, Community Characteristics, Selection
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McNabb, Tamra – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2004
Successful business people in all walks of life recognize that achieving a balance between their work lives and their families is critical to their personal happiness. Although the subject is mentioned in textbooks and seminars, very little, if any, time is spent discussing how the young career person will achieve this goal. Fortunately, potential…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Work Relationship, Quality of Life, Daily Living Skills
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Neal, Janet D.; Sirgy, M. Joseph; Uysal, Muzaffer – Social Indicators Research, 2004
lication and extension study provided additional validational support of the original tourism services satisfaction measure in relation to QOL-related measures.Neal, Sirgy and Uysal (1999) developed a model and a measure to capture the effect of tourism services on travelers' quality of life (QOL). They hypothesized that travelers' overall life…
Descriptors: Travel, Questionnaires, Tourism, Life Satisfaction
Ediger, Marlow – 2003
Social development stresses the importance of working together with others in life. The home setting can emphasize social development and its objectives of instruction. How should parents assist the child in quality social development in which good human relations exist? First and foremost, parents should serve as models to children for good human…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Educational Objectives, Family Influence, Family Role
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Duncan, Stephen F.; Goddard, H. Wallace – Family Relations, 1993
Assessed how work as family professional is uniquely enhancing and stressful and whether enhancers and stressors are correlated with marital and family quality. Findings from 59 family professionals and their spouses strengthen idea that there are marital and family life enhancers and stressors uniquely associated with work as family professional.…
Descriptors: Family Life, Marriage, Professional Personnel, Spouses
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Leutwyler, Bruno, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
This volume contains papers submitted to the 10th Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, held in Kyustendil, Bulgaria, 12-15 June 2012. The overall goal of the 10th BCES conference is to facilitate discussion of different perspectives on international education providing a forum for scientific debate and constructive…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, International Education
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Meadows, Sarah O.; Land, Kenneth C.; Lamb, Vicki L. – Social Indicators Research, 2005
The question of whether boys or girls (and young males and females) have been doing better in terms of their well-being in the United States has been a point of sometimes rancorous debate among feminist and other scholars in recent decades. But suprisingly little systematic empirical inquiry has been devoted to this question. The present study…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Feminism, Well Being, Social Indicators
Spielberger, Julie; Goyette, Paul – Chapin Hall Center for Children, 2006
This report summarizes findings from the first year of an implementation study of the Early Childhood Cluster Initiative (ECCI). ECCI is a prekindergarten program in ten elementary schools and a community child care center in Palm Beach County, based on the design of the High/Scope Perry Preschool model. The initiative is characterized by low…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Parent School Relationship
Spielberger, Julie; Goyette, Paul – Chapin Hall Center for Children, 2006
This publication reports findings from the first year of an implementation study of the Early Childhood Cluster Initiative (ECCI). ECCI is a prekindergarten program in ten elementary schools and a community child care center in Palm Beach County, based on the design of the High/Scope Perry Preschool model. The initiative is characterized by low…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Parent School Relationship
Marien, Michael – World Future Society Bulletin, 1983
Though frequently forecasted and referred to, the so-called information society is likely but not necessarily inevitable. Questions are raised about such a society, including its impact on work, commerce, health, education, entertainment, politics, intergroup relations, families, and the impact of anticipated changes on the quality of life.…
Descriptors: Business, Employment, Family (Sociological Unit), Futures (of Society)
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Helmick, Sandra A.; Jurich, Anthony P. – Home Economics Research Journal, 1981
Employment of adolescents aged 16-18 in two-parent families was analyzed in relation to personal and family characteristics; adolescent orientations, expectations, and attitudes toward working; and parental attitudes toward working. Working adolescents generally reported that their job had a positive rather than negative effect on overall quality…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Employed Women, Family Characteristics, Family Influence
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Kahn, Sharon E.; And Others – Canadian Journal of Counselling, 1989
Examined marital and parental status in relation to perceptions of quality of work and family roles (psychological well-being, job satisfaction, work involvement, non-occupational environment, and role demands) in female clerical workers (N=148). Found income differentiated married and unmarried women and presence of school-age children related to…
Descriptors: Clerical Workers, Employed Women, Foreign Countries, Income
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