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The Exploration of Happiness

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 The Exploration of Happiness: Present and Future Perspectives
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    Chapter 2 Objective Explanations of Individual Well-Being
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    Chapter 3 Paradoxes of Happiness
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    Chapter 4 Integrating the Diverse Definitions of Happiness: A Time-Sequential Framework of Subjective Well-Being
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    Chapter 5 Subjective Well-Being, Homeostatically Protected Mood and Depression: A Synthesis
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    Chapter 6 Know Thyself and Become What You are: A Eudaimonic Approach to Psychological Well-Being
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    Chapter 7 Living Well: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective on Eudaimonia
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    Chapter 8 The Multiple Determination of Well-Being: Independent Effects of Positive Traits, Needs, Goals, Selves, Social Supports, and Cultural Contexts
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    Chapter 9 Orientations to Happiness and Life Satisfaction: The Full Life Versus the Empty Life
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    Chapter 10 The Pleasant Life, the Engaged Life, and the Meaningful Life: What About the Balanced Life?
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    Chapter 11 The Four Qualities of Life Ordering Concepts and Measures of the Good Life
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    Chapter 12 The Mixed Blessings of Material Progress: Diminishing Returns in the Pursuit of Happiness
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    Chapter 13 Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital
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    Chapter 14 Cultural Constructions of Happiness: Theory and Empirical Evidence
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    Chapter 15 Development as Happiness: The Subjective Perception of Happiness and UNDP’s Analysis of Poverty, Wealth and Development
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    Chapter 16 Should Happiness-Maximization be the Goal of Government?
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    Chapter 17 Greater Happiness for a Greater Number: Some Non-controversial Options for Governments
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The Exploration of Happiness
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5702-8
978-9-40-075701-1, 978-9-40-075702-8

Antonella Delle Fave

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
United Kingdom 3 2%
Brazil 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Unknown 146 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 33 21%
Student > Master 31 20%
Student > Bachelor 17 11%
Researcher 15 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 8%
Other 26 17%
Unknown 21 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 46 29%
Social Sciences 38 24%
Business, Management and Accounting 12 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 8 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 3%
Other 23 15%
Unknown 24 15%