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Culture and Subjective Well-Being

(Social Indicators Research Series #38)

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The question of what constitutes the good life has been pondered for millennia. Yet only in the last decades has the study of well-being become a scientific endeavor. This book is based on the idea that we can empirically study quality of life and make cross-society comparisons of subjective well-being (SWB).A potential problem in studying SWB across societies is that of c ...more
Paperback, 365 pages
Published January 24th 2003 by Bradford Book (first published September 18th 2000)
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Densely-written, but very interesting introduction into the subject. Sometimes, it was a Little difficult to read and a bit repetetive, but it was always fascinating. I read this book as a start for the Research for my Bachelor Thesis and now I definitely want to know more About the subject.
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