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Handbook of Happiness Research in Latin America

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Happiness, Research, and Latin America
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    Chapter 2 The Singularity of Latin American Patterns of Happiness
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    Chapter 3 The Social Psychology of Latin American Happiness
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    Chapter 4 The Relevance of Happiness: Choosing Between Development Paths in Latin America
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    Chapter 5 Trends and Challenges for the Research of Happiness in Latin America
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    Chapter 6 The Importance of Relational Goods for Happiness: Evidence from Manizales, Colombia
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    Chapter 7 “Like the Zompopito”: Social Relationships in Happiness Among Rural and Indigenous Women in Nicaragua
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    Chapter 8 Aging, Family Relations and Well-Being in Chile
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    Chapter 9 Happiness and Social Capital: Evidence from Latin American Countries
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    Chapter 10 From the Individual to the Romantic Relationship: In Search of Happiness
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    Chapter 11 The Role of Relational Goods in the Relationship Between Illnesses and Satisfaction in Latin America
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    Chapter 12 How the Economy Affects Happiness. Empirical Findings from Argentina
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    Chapter 13 Relative Income and Job Satisfaction in Chile
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    Chapter 14 Food-Deprivation and Subjective Well-Being in Latin America
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    Chapter 15 Threats to Happiness: How Lower Middle Class Households Deal with Insecurity and Precariousness
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    Chapter 16 Income, Sex, Pills and Relationships: An Empirical Study for Argentina
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    Chapter 17 Using Life Satisfaction Data to Identify Urban Problems, Prioritize Local Public Expenditures and Monitor the Quality of Urban Life
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    Chapter 18 Sociopolitical Dimensions of Subjective Wellbeing: The Case of Two Mexican Cities
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    Chapter 19 Does Migration Cause Unhappiness or Does Unhappiness Cause Migration? Some Initial Evidence from Latin America
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    Chapter 20 Socioeconomic Disparities in Subjective Well-being in Colombia
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    Chapter 21 Individual and Social Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being: Evidence Across Latin-American Countries
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    Chapter 22 Psychological and Social Determinants of Subjective Well-Being in Mexico: Poverty, Class Identification and Social Mobility
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    Chapter 23 Happiness Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
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    Chapter 24 Does the Chilean Pension Model Influence Life Satisfaction? A Multilevel Longitudinal Analysis
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    Chapter 25 Does Values Education Make a Difference on Well-Being? A Case Study of Primary Education in Chiapas
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    Chapter 26 Happiness and Quality of Life in Mexico: Conceptual and Geographical Considerations
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    Chapter 27 The Determinants of Mental Health: Empirical Evidence from Chile
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    Chapter 28 Pain, Emotions, and Social-Well-Being in Mexico
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    Chapter 29 The Impact of Economic Growth on the Prevalence of Health Problems in Latin America
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    Chapter 30 The Distance Between Perception and Reality in the Social Domains of Life
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    Chapter 31 A Perceived Human Development Index
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    Chapter 32 Life Satisfaction and Happiness in Mexico: Correlates and Redundancies
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    Chapter 33 The Usefulness of Subjective Well-Being to Predict Electoral Results in Latin America
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    Chapter 34 Erratum: Pain, Emotions, and Social-Well-Being in Mexico
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Handbook of Happiness Research in Latin America
Published by
Springer Netherlands, January 2015
DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-7203-7
978-9-40-177202-0, 978-9-40-177203-7

Mariano Rojas

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Country Count As %
United States 2 3%
Malaysia 1 1%
Colombia 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Portugal 1 1%
Unknown 67 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 16 22%
Student > Bachelor 11 15%
Researcher 10 14%
Professor 8 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 9%
Other 14 19%
Unknown 8 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 22 30%
Social Sciences 16 22%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 12 16%
Sports and Recreations 3 4%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 4%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 12 16%