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The quality of life and environmental constraints

Raymond De Young

The quality of life and environmental constraints

an annotated bibliography

by Raymond De Young

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Published by CPL Bibliographies in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of life -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Social values -- Bibliography.,
    • Lifestyles -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Human ecology -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Simplicity -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raymond De Young.
      SeriesCPL bibliography ;, no. 129
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.S66 D4 1983, HN60 D4 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3178472M
      ISBN 100866021299
      LC Control Number83021027

      Quality of life is the general well-being of individuals and societies, outlining negative and positive features of life. It consists of the expectations of an individual or society for a good life. These expectations are guided by the values, goals and socio-cultural context in which an individual lives.   Life-history and phenotypic traits of insectivorous songbirds breeding on reclaimed mine land reveal ecological constraints. This study allowed us to identify variables that are most sensitive to variation in environmental quality, and hence that may be valuable early indicators of land reclamation success or environmental disturbance. Cited by: 1. @article{osti_, title = {Constraints on implementing environmental impact assessments in Africa}, author = {Kakonge, J O and Imevbore, A M}, abstractNote = {Africa can benefit from the experience of other areas in implementing environmental impact assessments (EIAs), but African countries face a greater challenge in achieving this goal due to such problems as inadequate environmental. Learning Objectives. After completing this chapter, you will be able to: Define environmental science and distinguish it from related fields such as environmental studies, ecology, and geography.


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quality of life for themselves that is commensurate with their resources and their individual desires. This approach to utility or the good life based on people’s choices undergirds much of modern economic thinking. The third definition of quality of life is in terms of the experience of individuals.

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From the Back Cover. Today, more than 50% of the world’s population lives in cities and is subject to particular environmental and economic impacts against the backdrop of an evolving planetary crisis.

This book explores the intimate relationship between the quality of life of city dwellers and the quality of urban landscapes. care.

Quality of life is then quite often described as the goal of the professional activities, a goal which is described as being equally as important as the more objective-soundingwelfare and health. But if quality of life is used in these serious contexts, then the dimension of quality of life must be able to be determined and even measured.

The features of outdoor environment in urban spaces and morphology affect the quality of life (QoL) of urban inhabitants and visitors.

The purpose of this study is to develop an extensive hypothesis on the parametric valuation related to the modification of the urban environment and inhabitant's QoL by systematic literature review, field observation and proposal on an alternative design by: 9.

SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRAINTS TO THE IRRIGATION WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES IN EGYPT Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Degree of Master of Science at Lund University, Sweden Nino Malashkhia Email: [email protected] November Supervised by Dr.

Per Hillbur Malmö University, Sweden. This Handbook presents a broad overview of the current research carried out in environmental psychology which puts into perspective quality of life and relationships with living spaces, and shows how this original analytical framework can be used to understand different environmental and.

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If all the members of the family will have good quality of life then the family can live happy and prosperous life. Book: Economics, environmental policy, and the quality of life. + pp. Abstract: This analysis shows that the problems of environmental decay in the developed world are embedded in economic structure; they are not attributable simply to mismanagement or incompetence, but are largely the result of externalities, and are caused Cited by: The quality of life can be used as the most general aim of sustainable development as this aim represents the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

In this term it is important to assess the quality of life by evaluating the economic, social and environmental indicators related to quality of life [1], [2].File Size: KB. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface / Marvin E. Wolfgang --The Energy social system / Samuel Z.

Kalusner --Towards a rational energy policy / David J. Bardin --Policy relevant quality of life research / Lester W. Milbrath --Environmental quality and economic development / Donald P.

Heath. Increasing numbers of hard environmental constraints are being imposed in urban traffic networks by authorities in an attempt to mitigate pollution caused by traffic.

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Working locally means less travel time (and presumably, more time for family commitments) and associated -related stress and time constraints have been shown to have negative effects on individuals and spill over into the family and affect relationships within it, including the quality of parent-child relationships.

Working locally. Relating life-history traits, environmental constraints and local extinctions in river fish Article in Freshwater Biology 60(7) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Technological Change and the Environment Adam B. Jaffe, Richard G. Newell, Robert N. Stavins. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in October NBER Program(s):Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Environment and Energy Economics Environmental policy discussions increasingly focus on issues related to technological by: Constraints and benefits of sustainable development: A case study based on the perceptions of small-hotel entrepreneurs in Greece Article (PDF Available) in Anatolia 24(2) August Description.

Changes, Choices, and Constraints Marriages and Families offers students a comprehensive introduction to many issues facing families in the twenty- first century. The text's major theme "Changes, Choices, and Constraints" explores.

Contemporary changes in families and their structure. Impacts on the choices that are available to family members. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained more interest in the past decade, however it is not a new idea; it dates back to the s, said Eric Orts of the University of Pennsylvania.

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[William J Baumol; Wallace E Oates; Sue Anne Batey Blackman] -- Analysing the interrelationship between economic activity and the quality of life part I of this book provides an empirical evaluation which ranges from what has happened to entities such as Lake.

The environmental constraints within the hospital had KMO= and χ 2 =, and in terms of the eigenvalues of hospital facility constraints, the value was (variance %: ) while the eigenvalues of hospital program constraints were (variance %: ).

All factor loadings were based on or by: 2. The quality-adjusted life year or quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) is a generic measure of disease burden, including both the quality and the quantity of life lived.

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QALYs can be used to inform personal decisions. Quality of medical services is a production of cooperation between the patient and the physician in a supportive environment. Medical service quality is related to personal factors of the physician and patient and factors pertaining to the healthcare organisation and the broader environment (e.g., national healthcare system).Cited by: Engineering within Ecological Constraints presents a rare dialogue between engineers and environmental scientists as they consider the many technical as well as social and legal challenges of ecologically sensitive engineering.

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A summary of the argument of the book. 1 Towards a characterisation of the area. 2 Two classic theories desire to improve the quality of life QOL in a particular place or for a. Friedmanns classic book on Planning in the Public Domain. Your Environment - Quality of Life continued: One cannot abuse nature without nature rebelling.

The benefits of so called progress are being offset by unforeseen natural catastrophes. There are many things created by materialistic, narrow-minded science that are affecting the world and stealthily leading humankind into serious trouble.

The stress on our water environment as a result of increased industrialization, which aids urbanization, is becoming very high thus reducing the availability of clean water. Polluted water is of great concern to the aquatic organism, plants, humans, and climate and indeed alters the ecosystem.

The preservation of our water environment, which is embedded in sustainable development, must be well Cited by: 5. Land-use planning is the process of regulating the use of land in an effort to promote more desirable social and environmental outcomes as well as a more efficient use of resources.

Goals of land use planning may include environmental conservation, restraint of urban sprawl, minimization of transport costs, prevention of land use conflicts, and a reduction in exposure to pollutants.Quality of Life in Cities is particularly useful for economists and statisticians, as it is interested more in ways to measure urban quality of life than in the theory or grounded reality of variations in quality of life.

Chapter 1 gives an overview of urbanization: the history of cities, models for urban growth and the spatial distribution of cities, and forecasts for city size. The animal’s quality of life should be used for decision-making and to do this an objective assessment of quality of life is needed.

Combining a range of assessment parameters into one usable entity has been identified as an important goal in providing a practical, objective and robust assessment of Cited by: 7.