Multidimensional wellbeing: what it is, and how it relates to reducing poverty and inequality

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Swartz, H.Van Rooyen
KEYWORDS: INEQUALITY, PERSONAL WELL-BEING, POVERTY, QUALITY OF LIFE
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10330

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Abstract

The Wellbeing Research Group at the HSRC, comprising a team of 8 junior and 11 senior scholars spent six months reviewing how wellbeing is spoken about and measured. They looked at which policies and interventions have aimed to improve people???s lives - especially in contexts of poverty and inequality, and what might be missing. Profs Sharlene Swartz and Heidi van Rooyen report.