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World Suffering and Quality of Life

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Implications of World Suffering for Human Progress
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    Chapter 2 Suffering in Silence? The Silencing of Sexual Violence Against Men in War Torn Countries
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    Chapter 3 Social Suffering and Critical Humanitarianism
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    Chapter 4 Compassion, Cruelty, and Human Rights
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    Chapter 5 Making Sense of Suffering: Insights from Buddhism and Critical Social Science
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    Chapter 6 Distant Suffering and the Mediation of Humanitarian Disaster
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    Chapter 7 Suffering and Identity: “Difficult Patients” in Hospice Care
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    Chapter 8 Healing Suffering: The Evolution of Caring Practices
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    Chapter 9 Meaning in Bereavement
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    Chapter 10 Coping with the Suffering of Ambiguous Loss
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    Chapter 11 Social Suffering and an Approach to Professionals’ Burnout
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    Chapter 12 The Invisible Suffering of HIV and AIDS Caregivers in Botswana
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    Chapter 13 Loneliness as Social Suffering: Social Participation, Quality of Life, and Chronic Stroke
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    Chapter 14 Child Well-Being and Child Suffering
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    Chapter 15 Felt-Suffering and Its Social Variations in China
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    Chapter 16 Suffering Ailments and Addiction Problems in the Family
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    Chapter 17 Suffering and Good Society Analysis Across African Countries
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    Chapter 18 Lifetime Suffering and Capabilities in Chile
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    Chapter 19 Shame, Humiliation and Social Isolation: Missing Dimensions of Poverty and Suffering Analysis
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    Chapter 20 The Cultural Geography of Community Suffering
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    Chapter 21 Social Organization of Suffering and Justice-Seeking in a Tragic Day Care Fire Disaster
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    Chapter 22 Community Quality-of-Life Indicators to Avoid Tragedies
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    Chapter 23 Community Action to Alleviate Suffering from Racism: The Role of Religion and Caring Capital in Small City USA
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    Chapter 24 Suffering in Online Interactions
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    Chapter 25 Cosmopolitan Perspectives on Suffering
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    Chapter 26 Iconography of Suffering in Social Media: Images of Sitting Girls
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    Chapter 27 The Neurosociology of Social Rejection and Suffering
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    Chapter 28 Collaborative Humanitarianism: Information Networks that Reduce Suffering
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    Chapter 29 A New Method for Measuring and Analyzing Suffering: Comparing Suffering Patterns in Italian Society
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    Chapter 30 Hurricane Katrina, Family Trouble, and the Micro-politics of Suffering
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    Chapter 31 Emotions, Empathy, and the Choice to Alleviate Suffering
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    Chapter 32 How Suffering Challenges Our Future
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World Suffering and Quality of Life
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2015
DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-9670-5
978-9-40-179669-9, 978-9-40-179670-5

Ronald E. Anderson

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 4%
India 1 2%
Netherlands 1 2%
Russia 1 2%
Unknown 42 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 23%
Student > Master 9 19%
Researcher 6 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 6%
Student > Bachelor 3 6%
Other 10 21%
Unknown 5 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 21 45%
Psychology 7 15%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 4 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 6%
Other 5 11%
Unknown 4 9%