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Handbook of Happiness Research in Latin America (Hardcover)

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This book presents original happiness research from and about a region that shows unexpectedly high levels of happiness. Even when Latin American countries cannot be classified as high-income countries their population do enjoy, on average, high happiness levels. The book draws attention to some important factors that contribute to the happiness of people, such as: relational values, human relations, solidarity networks, the role of the family, and the availability and gratifying using of leisure time. In a world where happiness is acquiring greater relevance as a final social and personal aim both the academic community and the social-actors and policy-makers community would benefit from Happiness Research in Latin America.

Number of Pages: 637
Genre: Social Science, Psychology, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Development / General, Sociology / General, Movements / General
Series Title: International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: October 19, 2015
TCIN: 50242176
UPC: 9789401772020
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-5864
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