Measuring Youth Quality Of Life In Sub-saharan Africa: Exploring The Role Of Qualitative Methods by Dabesaki Mac-ikemenjimaMeasuring Youth Quality Of Life In Sub-saharan Africa: Exploring The Role Of Qualitative Methods by Dabesaki Mac-ikemenjima

Measuring Youth Quality Of Life In Sub-saharan Africa: Exploring The Role Of Qualitative Methods

byDabesaki Mac-ikemenjima

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This book explores the conceptualisation and measurement of youth quality of life in sub-Saharan Africa. Further, it addresses methodological questions relevant to the development of measures and gaining an understanding of youth quality of life in this region. Drawing on the data collected, it subsequently explores students' primary goals and their satisfaction with the extent of having achieved those goals. Accordingly, the book fills an important gap in the available literature on youth quality of life, and advances the role of qualitative methods in developing youth quality of life measures in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima has several years of experience as a youth policy practitioner and researcher. His research interests include the measurement of quality of life, including the role of individual goals in its measurement and its contributions to people's political participation. His Ph.D. in International Development from the Un...
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Title:Measuring Youth Quality Of Life In Sub-saharan Africa: Exploring The Role Of Qualitative MethodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:107 pagesPublished:May 2, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:303014240X

ISBN - 13:9783030142407

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Youth in sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 2. Conceptualising and Measuring Youth QoL.- Chapter 3. The Role of Qualitative Methods in Youth QoL Research.- Chapter 4. Validating the SQOLS Measure.- Chapter 5. From Grounded Theory to Structural Equation Modelling.- Chapter 6. Policy and Practice Implications of Youth QoL Research in Africa.- Chapter 7. Conclusion.-