Handbook of Happiness Research in Latin America Hardback
Edited by Mariano Rojas
Part of the International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life series
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 637 pages, XI, 637 p.
- Publisher: Springer
- Publication Date: 19/10/2015
- Category: Psychology: emotions
- ISBN: 9789401772020