Pursuits of Happiness: Well-Being in Anthropological Perspective

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Pursuits of Happiness: Well-Being in Anthropological Perspective - Mathews, Gordon (Editor), and Izquierdo, Carolina (Editor)

Anthropology has long shied away from examining how human beings may lead happy and fulfilling lives. This book, however, shows that the ethnographic examination of well-being-defined as "the optimal state for an individual, a community, and a society"-and the comparison of well-being within and across societies is a new and important area for ... Read More

Pursuits of Happiness: Well-Being in Anthropological Perspective 2009, Berghahn Books

ISBN-13: 9781845457082

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Pursuits of Happiness: Well-Being in Anthropological Perspective 2008, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781845454487

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