Analyzing Wellbeing: A Framework for Development Practice

Sarah C White

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBath
PublisherUniversity of Bath/Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group
Publication statusUnpublished - Feb 2009

Publication series

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

Bibliographical note

ID number: WeD Working Paper 09/44


  • Wellbeing
  • Framework
  • International Development


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