The Psychological Wealth of Nations: Do Happy People Make a Happy Society?

The Psychological Wealth of Nations: Do Happy People Make a Happy Society?

Author(s): Shigehiro Oishi

Published Online: 11 APR 2012 09:53PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405192118

Online ISBN: 9781444354447

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354447

Series Editor(s): Mark Snyder

About this Book

The Psychological Wealth of Nations reviews the range of new scientific research related to individual and societal happiness.

  • Presents a comprehensive review of happiness, from conceptual and measurement issues to an exploration of predictors and consequences of happiness
  • Explores the psychology and economics of happiness and examines the correlations between societal wealth, productivity, and happiness in different countries
  • Offers compelling insights into the ways individual happiness impacts the psychological wealth of overall society
  • Features a highly interdisciplinary approach, with considerations of philosophy, sociology, economics, political sciences, as well as psychology

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: The Definition and Measurement of Psychological Wealth

  2. Part Two: The Psychological Wealth of Individuals

  3. Part Three: The Psychological Wealth of Society

  4. Part Four: Epilogue

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