Chapter 17. Standard of Living, Quality of Life

  1. Chris Williams
  1. Jane Humphries

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997147.ch18

A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain

A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain

How to Cite

Humphries, J. (2004) Standard of Living, Quality of Life, in A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain (ed C. Williams), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997147.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225799

Online ISBN: 9780470997147

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Keywords:

  • nineteenth-century british society;
  • living standard;
  • life quality;
  • population movement;
  • industrialization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Opulence: The Exclusionist Strategy

  • Opulence Plus Intangibles: The Reductionist Strategy

  • From the Standard of Living to the Quality of Life: The Radical Strategy

  • Conclusion