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The Realization of Well‐Being

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print June 1995 | ISBN: 9780198288350
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596094 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198288352.003.0005
 The Realization of Well‐Being

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The realization of well‐being is discussed in six sections: (1) citizenship—civil, political, and socio‐economic; (2) intercountry comparison of the quality of life; (3) political and civil liberties versus economic progress from the aspect of a trade‐off between the two; (4) wars and strife; (5) inequalities; and (6) the point of cross‐country studies. The appendix explains the indices of political and civil rights used in the chapter.

Keywords: citizenship; civil rights; economic development; inequality; political rights; quality of life; rights; strife; wars; well‐being

Chapter.  12773 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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