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Biswas-Diener, Robert

Positive Psychology as Social Change

Biswas-Diener, Robert - Positive Psychology as Social Change, ebook

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Table of contents

1. What People Really Want in Life and Why It Matters: Contributions from Research on Folk Theories of the Good Life
Christie Napa Scollon, Laura A. King

2. Think Before You Think
Nic Marks

3. Socially Responsible Cheermongery: On the Sociocultural Contexts and Levels of Social Happiness Policies
Neil Thin

4. Monitoring Psychosocial Prosperity for Social Change
Ed Diener, Carol Diener

5. Gross National Happiness: A Gift from Bhutan to the World
George W. Burns

6. Ecological Challenges, Materialistic Values, and Social Change
Tim Kasser

7. Positive Psychology and Public Health
Dora Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir

8. Positive Psychology and Poverty
Robert Biswas-Diener, Lindsey Patterson

9. Strengthening Underprivileged Communities: Strengths-Based Approaches as a Force for Positive Social Change in Community Development
P. Alex Linley, Avirupa Bhaduri, Debasish Sen Sharma, Reena Govindji

10. Creating Positive Social Change Through Building Positive Organizations: Four Levels of Intervention
Nicky Garcea, P. Alex Linley

11. Organizational Democracy as a Force for Social Change
Traci L. Fenton

12. Better Living Through Perspective Taking
Sara D. Hodges, Brian A.M. Clark, Michael W. Myers

13. Investing in Others: Prosocial Spending for (Pro)Social Change
Lara B. Aknin, Gillian M. Sandstrom, Elizabeth W. Dunn, Michael I. Norton

14. How Does Coaching Positively Impact Organizational and Societal Change?
Sunny Stout Rostron

15. Positive Psychotherapy and Social Change
Antonella Delle Fave, Giovanni A. Fava

16. Recreate or Create? Leisure as an Arena for Recovery and Change
Joar Vittersø

17. Positive Computing
Tomas Sander

18. Changing the World: The Science of Transformative Action
Scott Sherman

Keywords: Psychology, Positive Psychology, Quality of Life Research

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048199389

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