Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice

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Abstract

This paper is a peice of advoacy for the use of wellbeing analysis in social and development policy and practice, drawing on the work of the Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group (WeD) at the University of Bath, UK. The paper offers a simple definition of wellbing, and then explores the three basic dimensions that this comprises. It notes some potential hazards in taking wellbeing as focus, and concludes by considering what difference a focus on wellbeing could make to social and development practice.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationBath
PublisherUniversity of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group
StatusUnpublished - Feb 2009

Publication series

NameWellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Working Papers
No.WeD Working Paper 09/44

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development policy
developing country
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Social Policy

Keywords

  • Wellbeing
  • Framework
  • International Development

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White, S. C. (2009). Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice. (Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Working Papers; No. WeD Working Paper 09/44). Bath: University of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group.

Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice. / White, Sarah C.

Bath : University of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group, 2009. (Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Working Papers; No. WeD Working Paper 09/44).

Research output: Working paper

White, SC 2009 'Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice' Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Working Papers, no. WeD Working Paper 09/44, University of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group, Bath.
White SC. Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice. Bath: University of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group. 2009 Feb. (Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Working Papers; WeD Working Paper 09/44).
White, Sarah C. / Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice. Bath : University of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group, 2009. (Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD) Working Papers; WeD Working Paper 09/44).
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