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ERIC Number: EJ838814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 41
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0303-8300
The Quality of Life in Hong Kong
Sing, Ming
Social Indicators Research, v92 n2 p295-335 Jun 2009
The AsiaBarometer of 1,000 respondents shows that Hong Kong people have a great desire for materialistic attainment, and such an emphasis on materialism bodes ill for their quality of life. Negative assessments of the public life sphere, which encompasses the natural environment, the social welfare system, and the democratic system, also detract from the experiences of happiness, enjoyment, and accomplishment in Hong Kong. Surprisingly, access to digital communication devices helps Hong Kong people to experience a greater quality of life.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong