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The Exploration of Happiness

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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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Chapter title
The Four Qualities of Life Ordering Concepts and Measures of the Good Life
Chapter number 11
Book title
The Exploration of Happiness
Published by
Springer Netherlands, March 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5702-8_11
Book ISBNs
978-9-40-075701-1, 978-9-40-075702-8

Ruut Veenhoven


Antonella Delle Fave

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 203 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
United Kingdom 3 1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Unknown 190 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 42 21%
Student > Master 42 21%
Student > Bachelor 25 12%
Researcher 19 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 7%
Other 36 18%
Unknown 25 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 52 26%
Psychology 42 21%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 22 11%
Business, Management and Accounting 12 6%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 5%
Other 37 18%
Unknown 28 14%