Rojas, Mariano

Handbook of Happiness Research in Latin America

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Table of contents

1. Happiness, Research, and Latin America
Mariano Rojas

Part I. The Relevance of Latin American Happiness

2. The Singularity of Latin American Patterns of Happiness
Pablo Beytía

3. The Social Psychology of Latin American Happiness
Jorge Yamamoto

4. The Relevance of Happiness: Choosing Between Development Paths in Latin America
Mariano Rojas

5. Trends and Challenges for the Research of Happiness in Latin America
Emilio Moyano Díaz

Part II. Human Relations and Happiness in Latin America

6. The Importance of Relational Goods for Happiness: Evidence from Manizales, Colombia
Liliana Velásquez

7. “Like the Zompopito”: Social Relationships in Happiness Among Rural and Indigenous Women in Nicaragua
Jéssica Martínez Cruz, Haydeé Castillo Flores

8. Aging, Family Relations and Well-Being in Chile
María Soledad Herrera, María Beatriz Fernández, Carmen Barros

9. Happiness and Social Capital: Evidence from Latin American Countries
Francisco Mochón Morcillo, Rebeca Juan Díaz

10. From the Individual to the Romantic Relationship: In Search of Happiness
Rozzana Sánchez Aragón, Rolando Díaz Loving

11. The Role of Relational Goods in the Relationship Between Illnesses and Satisfaction in Latin America
Mariano Rojas, Maikol Elizondo-Lara

Part III. Material Conditions and Happiness in Latin America

12. How the Economy Affects Happiness. Empirical Findings from Argentina
Dardo Ferrer, Victoria Giarrizzo

13. Relative Income and Job Satisfaction in Chile
Rodrigo Montero, Tomás Rau

14. Food-Deprivation and Subjective Well-Being in Latin America
Jorge Guardiola, Mariano Rojas

15. Threats to Happiness: How Lower Middle Class Households Deal with Insecurity and Precariousness
William Daniel Vera Rojas, Monica Budowski, Christian Suter

16. Income, Sex, Pills and Relationships: An Empirical Study for Argentina
Pablo Schiaffino, Martin Tetaz

17. Using Life Satisfaction Data to Identify Urban Problems, Prioritize Local Public Expenditures and Monitor the Quality of Urban Life
Eduardo Lora

Part IV. Social Factors and Happiness in Latin America

18. Sociopolitical Dimensions of Subjective Wellbeing: The Case of Two Mexican Cities
René Millán

19. Does Migration Cause Unhappiness or Does Unhappiness Cause Migration? Some Initial Evidence from Latin America
Carol Graham

20. Socioeconomic Disparities in Subjective Well-being in Colombia
David A. Hurtado

21. Individual and Social Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being: Evidence Across Latin-American Countries
Victoria Ateca Amestoy, Teresa García-Muñoz, Ana I. Moro Egido

22. Psychological and Social Determinants of Subjective Well-Being in Mexico: Poverty, Class Identification and Social Mobility
Joaquina Palomar Lever, Amparo Victorio Estrada

23. Happiness Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
Néstor Gandelman

24. Does the Chilean Pension Model Influence Life Satisfaction? A Multilevel Longitudinal Analysis
Esteban Calvo

25. Does Values Education Make a Difference on Well-Being? A Case Study of Primary Education in Chiapas
Paola Cubas-Barragán

26. Happiness and Quality of Life in Mexico: Conceptual and Geographical Considerations
José Jesús García Vega

Part V. Health and Happiness in Latin America

27. The Determinants of Mental Health: Empirical Evidence from Chile
Ramon Florenzano, Francisca Dussaillant

28. Pain, Emotions, and Social-Well-Being in Mexico
Benjamín Domínguez Trejo, Gerardo Ruvalcaba Palacios, María Montero López-Lena

29. The Impact of Economic Growth on the Prevalence of Health Problems in Latin America
Maikol Elizondo-Lara, Mariano Rojas

Part VI. The Importance of Subjective Well-Being Indicators

30. The Distance Between Perception and Reality in the Social Domains of Life
Eduardo Lora

31. A Perceived Human Development Index
Marcelo Neri

32. Life Satisfaction and Happiness in Mexico: Correlates and Redundancies
Gerardo Leyva, Alfredo Bustos, Ana Miriam Romo

33. The Usefulness of Subjective Well-Being to Predict Electoral Results in Latin America
Iván Martínez Bravo

34. Erratum: Pain, Emotions, and Social-Well-Being in Mexico
Benjamín Domínguez Trejo, Gerardo Ruvalcaba Palacios, María Montero López-Lena

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Positive Psychology, Development Economics

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life
Page amount
11 pages
Printed ISBN

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