PART ONE: Introduction to wellbeing and quality of life: ideas, issues, and choices
1 Introduction: why wellbeing?
2 Key issues in wellbeing and quality of life assessment
3 Practical choices in designing a wellbeing and quality of life assessment
PART TWO: Wellbeing and quality of life in development practice
4 A social justice approach to wellbeing: the PADHI psychosocial framework
5 Inner wellbeing: the Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways approach
6 Traidcraft: assessing human flourishing
7 CAFOD: quality of life Batteries Tool
8 Trócaire: measuring change, person wellbeing, and programme impact using the Wheel
PART THREE: Wellbeing and quality of life in policy and advocacy
9 The potential for a wellbeing approach in policy making and sustainable development
10 Oxfam’s Humankind Index
11 Wellbeing Wales: the Sustainable Wellbeing Framework
PART FOUR: Going forward
12 Conclusion: the politics of working on wellbeing
Further resources on wellbeing and quality of life
Sarah C White Sarah C. White is senior lecturer at the University of Bath. She has more than ten years’ experience researching wellbeing in developing countries, with the ESRC Research Group on Wellbeing in Developing Countries (2002-7); the Religions and Development Research Programme Consortium (2005-10) and the Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways project, 2010-14.
Asha Abeyasekera Asha Abeyasekera is a lecturer at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. She worked as Lead Researcher and Programme Manager of the Psychosocial Assessment of Development and Humanitarian Interventions (PADHI) Project, 2006-9.