Well-Being in Contemporary Society (Happiness Studies Book) (Hardcover)

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By Johnny H. Søraker (Editor), Jan-Willem Van Der Rijt (Editor), Jelle De Boer (Editor)
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This anthology examines the practical role of well-being in contemporary society. It discusses developments such as globalization, consumerism and the rapid innovation and use of new and emerging technologies and focuses on the significant impact of these developments on the well-being of people living today. The anthology brings together researchers from various disciplines, including psychology, economics, sociology, philosophy and development studies. It provides concrete insight on the role and importance of well-being in contemporary society, using a mix of empirical grounding, philosophical rigour and an emphasis on real-world applications. It is unique in that it seeks to understand the relation between well-being research and its application towards real problems.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319064581
ISBN-10: 3319064584
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: December 14th, 2014
Pages: 236
Language: English
Series: Happiness Studies Book