International differences in well-being / edited by Ed Diener, John F. Helliwell, Daniel Kahneman. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010. - xviii, 489 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - Series in positive psychology . - Series in positive psychology. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Income's association with judgments of life versus feelings / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- The structure of well-being in two cities: life satisfaction and experienced happiness in Columbus, Ohio; and Rennes, France / Daniel Kahneman ... [et al.] -- Culture and well-being : conceptual and methodological issues / Shigehiro Oishi -- Life satisfaction / Arie Kapteyn, James P. Smith, and Arthur van Soest -- Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and death in Africa / Angus Deaton, Jane Fortson, and Robert Tortora -- Does relative income matter? Are the critics right? / R. Layard, G. Mayraz, and S. Nickell -- Happiness and economic growth: does the cross section predict time trends? Evidence from developing countries / Richard A. Easterlin and Onnicha Sawangfa -- Happiness adaptation to income beyond "basic needs" / Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch -- The Easterlin and other paradoxes: why both sides of the debate may be correct / Carol Graham, Soumya Chattopadhyay, and Mario Picon -- International evidence on the social context of well-being / John F. Helliwell ... [et al.] -- How universal is happiness? / Ruut Veenhoven -- Faith and freedom: traditional and modern ways to happiness / Ronald F. Inglehart -- The impact of time spent working and job fit on well-being around the world / James K. Harter and Raksha Arora -- Work, jobs, and well-being across the millennium / Andrew E. Clark.

9780199732739 (alk. paper) 0199732736 (alk. paper)

Well-being--Cross-cultural studies.
Quality of life--Cross-cultural studies.
Social indicators--Cross-cultural studies.

HN25 / .I574 2010


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