Subjective Well-Being and Security

In an era of greater globalization and development and employment of new technologies, many important security issues are being debated. Of significant concern is how security, or the perceived lack thereof, impacts on quality of life at multiple levels. These include questions raised concerning ind...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Webb, Dave. (Editor,, Wills-Herrera, Eduardo. (Editor,
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2012.
Edition:1st ed. 2012.
Series:Social Indicators Research Series, 46
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1.      Safety and Subjective Wellbeing: A Perspective from the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index
  • Robert A. Cummins
  • 2.      Terror, Fear and Individual and Community Wellbeing
  • Anne Aly
  • 3.      Personal Security and Fear of Crime as Predictors of Subjective Well-Being
  • Renata Franc, Zvjezdana Prizmic-Larsen and Ljiljana Kaliterna Lipovčan
  • 4.      The Impact of Objective and Subjective Measures of Security on Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Portugal
  • Patrícia Jardim da Palma, Miguel Pereira Lopes and Ana Sofia Monteiro
  • 5.      An Assessment of How Urban Crime and Victimization Affects Life Satisfaction
  • Carlos Medina & Jorge Andrés Tamayo
  • 6.      State of Affliction: Fear of Crime and Quality of Life in South Africa
  • Benjamin J. Roberts
  • 7.      The Relationship between Perceptions of Insecurity, Social Capital and Subjective Well-Being: Empirical Evidences from Areas of Rural Conflict in Colombia
  • Eduardo Wills-Herrera, Luz E. Orozco, Clemente Forero-Pineda, Oscar Pardo & Venetta Andonova
  • 8.      The Linkages between Insecurity, Health, and Well-being in Latin America: An Initial Exploration Based on Happiness Surveys
  • Carol Graham  and Juan Camilo Chaparro
  • 9.      Satisfaction with Present Safety and Future Security as Components of Personal Well-Being among Young People: Relationships with other Psychosocial Constructs
  • Mònica González, Ferran Casas, Cristina Figuer, Sara Malo and Ferran Viñas
  • 10.  Security and Well-Being in the Triple Frontier Area of Latin America: Community Awareness of Child Trafficking, the Smuggling of Persons and Sex Tourism
  • Dave Webb & Lia Rodriguez de La Vega.