Critical Perspectives in Happiness Research: The Birth of Modern Happiness

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This book presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the origins of happiness in the modern Western culture and makes the argument that happiness is not universal but is instead a culturally and historically specific experience, characteristic only to the Western world. It begins with an overview of the main research approaches to happiness and then studies the important but elusive theme in the context of culture and relations of power. The second part of the book analyses the social, religious, ethical and political ...

Critical Perspectives in Happiness Research: The Birth of Modern Happiness 2016, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319353647

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Critical Perspectives in Happiness Research: The Birth of Modern Happiness 2014, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319044026

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