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Fave, Antonella Delle

The Exploration of Happiness

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Table of contents

Part I. Individual Well-Being: Theory and Research

1. The Exploration of Happiness: Present and Future Perspectives
Antonella Delle Fave

2. Objective Explanations of Individual Well-Being
Jukka Varelius

3. Paradoxes of Happiness
Mike W. Martin

4. Integrating the Diverse Definitions of Happiness: A Time-Sequential Framework of Subjective Well-Being
Chu Kim-Prieto, Ed Diener, Maya Tamir, Christie Scollon, Marissa Diener

5. Subjective Well-Being, Homeostatically Protected Mood and Depression: A Synthesis
Robert A. Cummins

6. Know Thyself and Become What You are: A Eudaimonic Approach to Psychological Well-Being
Carol D. Ryff, Burton H. Singer

7. Living Well: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective on Eudaimonia
Richard M. Ryan, Veronika Huta, Edward L. Deci

8. The Multiple Determination of Well-Being: Independent Effects of Positive Traits, Needs, Goals, Selves, Social Supports, and Cultural Contexts
Kennon M. Sheldon, Tan H. Hoon

9. Orientations to Happiness and Life Satisfaction: The Full Life Versus the Empty Life
Christopher Peterson, Nansook Park, Martin E. P. Seligman

10. The Pleasant Life, the Engaged Life, and the Meaningful Life: What About the Balanced Life?
M. Joseph Sirgy, Jiyun Wu

Part II. Socio-Economic and Cultural Issues

11. The Four Qualities of Life Ordering Concepts and Measures of the Good Life
Ruut Veenhoven

12. The Mixed Blessings of Material Progress: Diminishing Returns in the Pursuit of Happiness
Richard Eckersley

13. Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital
Ambrose Leung, Cheryl Kier, Tak Fung, Linda Fung, Robert Sproule

14. Cultural Constructions of Happiness: Theory and Empirical Evidence
Yukiko Uchida, Vinai Norasakkunkit, Shinobu Kitayama

15. Development as Happiness: The Subjective Perception of Happiness and UNDP’s Analysis of Poverty, Wealth and Development
Jörg Schimmel

16. Should Happiness-Maximization be the Goal of Government?
Grant Duncan

17. Greater Happiness for a Greater Number: Some Non-controversial Options for Governments
Jan Ott

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Positive Psychology, Economic Systems, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Happiness Studies Book Series
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400757028

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