2015 overview of "demographic and health development, the spread of democracy, global economic accounting, multi-item measurement of perceived satisfaction and expert-assessed quality of life and the well-being of children, women and poor people." You may preview the contents.
Third edition (2012) looks at "why poverty remains pervasive, what it means to be poor in America today, which groups are most likely to be poor, the root causes of poverty, and the effects of policy on poverty." [ preview ]
2014 volume contains over 30 original essays on "a range of international, historical, and theoretical perspectives, and discusses the dilemmas inherent in implementing social justice concepts in policy and practice. You can preview the contents
Through a cross-section of countries on six continents, 2014 volume "offers the current state of the laws concerning family life, structure, and services, providing historical, cultural, and socioeconomic context." You may preview the contents.
2012 study of "the status and trends in human well-being as it varies from nation to nation worldwide," describing "human well-being in 1960 and 2010 to seek an understanding of the status and trend of human well-being in 151 of the world’s nations." [ preview ]
This second edition (2008), consisting of nine volumes, is the major revision of the first edition and its printed predecessor. [ Preview ] Acquisition was made possible by the McCrum Palmer Book Fund.
Over 300 signed articles in this database (published 2005) cover the data, techniques, theories, designs, applications, histories, and implications of assigning numerical values to social phenomena. You may preview the table of contents.