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PURSUIT of HAPPINESS Can happiness be promoted?
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Can happiness be promoted?, advance, boost, develop, encourage, further, improve, social engineering
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Authors Title / Source Year Glatzer, W. Lebenqualität und subjektieven Wohlbefinden. (Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being).
Bellebaum, A.; Ed.: "Glück und Zufriedenheit", West Deutscher Verlag, 1992, Opladen, Germany, 49 - 85
Karapetoff, W. On Life Satisfaction.
American Journal of Sociology, 1903, Vol. 8, 681 - 686
Krejci, J. Die Verantwortung für die Glückorientering zur Entfeinding und zum Frieden. (The Relevance of Happiness for Peace).
Unpublished Paper, University of Osnabrück, Department of Pedagogics and Culture, 1991, Germany
Myerson, A. Eupathics: A Program for Mental Hygienic.
Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. 1918, Vol.12, 343 - 34.
Silbermann, I. On 'Happiness'.
Psychoanalytic Studies of the Child, 1985, Vol. 40, 45 -472
Tepperman, L. Satisfaction.
Unpublished Book Manuscript, University of Toronto, Department of Sociology, 1990, Canada
Vos, H.M. Is Geluk Maakbaar? (Can Happiness be Made?)
Intermediair, 1987, 3 July, 37 - 45
Lane, R.E. The Market Experience.
Cambridge University Press, 1991, New York, USA
Schneider, W. Glück, was ist das? (What is Happiness? An Attempt to Describe Something that Everybody Wants).
Rowolt, 1981, Hamburg, Germany
Glover, J. What Sort of People Should There Be?
Penguin Books, 1984, UK
Argyle, M. Subjective Well-Being.
Offer, A. (Ed).: "In Pursuit of the Quality of Life", Oxford University Press, 1996, USA, 18 - 45
VandenHeuvel, M. The Pursuit of Happiness: Hopeless?
Thesis, University of Utrecht, Department of Social Psychology, September 2000, Netherlands
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. Happiness and Economics.
Princeton University Press, 2002, Princeton, NY, USA
Smart, N. What is Happiness?
Dougherty, J.P.;Ed.: "The Good Life and its Pursuit" , Paragon House, 1984, New York, USA
Veenhoven, R. Kan Nederland Gelukkiger? Inleiding op de Vraag. ( Can Holland be Happier? Introduction on the Question).
Veenhoven, R.;Ed.: "Kan Nederland Gelukkiger?", University Press Rotterdam, 1988, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1 - 10
Veenhoven, R. Happiness as an Aim in Public Policy: the Greatest Happiness Principle.
Linley, R.A.; Joseph, S.; Eds.: "Positive Psychology in Practice", Wiley, 2004, USA, 658 - 678
Nettle, D. Happiness. The Science behind Your Smile.
Oxford University Press, 2005, Oxford, UK
Lyubomirsky, S.; Schkade, D.A.; Sheldon, K.M. Pursuing Happiness; The Architecture of Sustainable Change.
Review of General Psychology, 2005, Vol. 9, 111 - 139
Easterlin, R.A. Life Satisfaction: Can we Produce It?
Glatzer, W.; Stoffregen, M.; VonBelow, S.: Ed.: "Challenges for Quality of Life in the Contemporary World', Kluwer, 2004, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 347- 357 (also Public Lecture J.W. Goethe University, 21 July 2003, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.; Napa, C.K. Beyond the Hedonic Treadmill.
American Psychologist, 2006, Vol. 61, 305 - 314
Watson, D. Mood and Temperament.
The Guilford Press, 2000, New York, USA
Veenhoven, R. Le Bonheur du plus grand Nombre comme But des Politiques Sociales. (The Greatest Happiness Principle: Happiness as an Public Policy).
Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 2007, Vol. 28, 35- 60
King, A.C. Interventions for Enhancing Subjective Well-Being. Can We Make People Happier and Should We?
Eid, M.;Larsen, R.J.;Eds.: ''The Science of Subjective Well-Being'', The Guilford Press, 2008, New York, USA, 431 - 448
Kurtz, J.L.; Lyubomirsky, S. Toward a Durable Happiness.
Lopez, S.J.; Rettew, J.G.; Ed.: "Positive Psychology, exploring the best in people" , 2008, Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport., USA, Vol. 4, 21 - 36
Norrish, J.M.; Vella-Brodrick, D.A. Is the Study of Happiness a Worthy Scientific Pursuit?
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 87, 393 - 407
Boehm, J.K.; Lyubomirsky, S. The Promise of Sustainable Happiness.
Snijder, C.R. ;Ed.: '' Handbook of Positive Psychology'', Oxford University Press, 2009, Oxford, UK.
Sheldon, K.M.; Lyubomirsky, S. Is it Possible to Become Happier? (And If So, How?)
Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2007, Vol. 1, 129 - 145
Veenhoven, R. What We Know about Happiness.
Paper presented at the Dialogue on 'Gross National Happiness', 2001, Woudschoten, Zeist, The Netherlands.
DePrycker, V. Happiness on the Political Agenda?) Pro's and Con's.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 585 - 603
Capitaine, L. De Politiek van het Geluk. Een Politiek voor de Toekomst? (The Politics of Happiness. Has it a Future?)
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 55 - 66
Veenhoven, R. Groter Geluk voor een Groter Aantal. Is dat Mogelijk en Wenselijk? (Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible and Desirable?)
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 25 - 50
Duncan, E. Positive Psychology in Practice. Can the Subjective Well-Being of Adults Living in a Socially Deprived Community be Increased?
PowerPoint presentation 4th European Conference on Positive Psychology, 2008, Opatija, Croatia
Larsen, R.J. The Contribution of Positive and Negative Affect to Emotional Well-Being.
Psychological Topics, 2009, Vol. 18, 247 - 266
Bailey, R. Well-Being, Happiness and Education. Review Essay.
British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2009, Vol. 30, 795 - 802
Duncan, G. After Happiness.
Journal of Political Ideologies, 2007, Vol. 12, 85 - 108
Brülde, B. Lyckans och Lidandets Etik. (The Ethics of Happiness and Suffering).
Thales, 2009, Stockholm, Sweden
Veenhoven, R. Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible in Austria?
Ehalt, H.C.;et al;Eds.: ''Lebensqualität in modernen Gesellschaften'', Peter Lang, 2011, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 27 - 34
Veenhoven, R. Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible and Desirable?
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 605 - 629
Brown, S.D.; McPartland, E.B.; Ryan, N.E. Why are so many People Happy and what do we for those who aren't? A Rection to Lightsey.
The Counseling Psychologist, 1996, Vol. 24, 751 - 757
Veenhoven, R. Grösseres Glück für eine grössere Zahl. Ist das möglich und erstrebenswert? Neue Ergebnisse der Glücksforschung. (Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible and Desirable? New results of Happiness Research
Döring, D:Kroker, E.J.;Eds.; ''Vom Glück'', Societäts Verlag, 2012, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Binswanger, M. Why does Income Growth fail to make us Happier? Searching for the Treadmills behind the Paradox of Happiness.
The Journal of Socio-economics, 2006, Vol. 35, 366 - 381
Veenhoven, R. Les plus Bonheur du plus Grand Nombre. Est-Ce Possible? Si Oui, Comment? ( Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible? If Yes, How?)
Martin-Krumm, C.; et al:Eds.: "Ouvertures Psychologique", Groupe de Boeck, 2011, Bruxelles, Belgium, 152 - 163
Veenhoven, R. Can We Get Happier than We Are?
Brdar, I., Ed.: " The Human Pursuit of Well-Being: A Cultural Approach:", 2011, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 3 - 38
Cummins, R.A. The Determinants of Happiness.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2012, Vol. 1, 86 - 101
Tay, L.; Kuykendall, L. Promoting Happiness: The Malleability of Individual and Societal Subjective Wellbeing.
International Journal of Psychology, 2013, Vol 48, 159 - 176
Schooler, J.W.; Ariely, D.; Loewenstein, G. The Pursuit and Assessment of Happiness may be Self-Defeating.
Paper, University of California, 2003, Santa Barbara , USA
Mochon, D.; Ariely, D.; Norton, M.I. Getting off the Hedonic Treadmill, one Step at a Time: The Impact of Regular Religious Practice and Exercise on Well-Being.
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2008, Vol. 29, 632 - 642
Veenhoven, R.; Vargas, H.A. MAS FELICIDAD PARA UN MAYOR NUMERO DE PERSONAS Es posible esto en Mexico? (GREATER HAPPINESS FOR A GREATER NUMBER is that possible in Mexico?)
Manzanilla-Prieto, F.; Ed.: " Ranking de Felicidad en Mexico 2012", Universidad Popular Autonomo del Estado de Puebla, 2013, Mexico, 33 - 53
Veenhoven, R. Sturen op Geluk. Is dat Mogelijk en Wenselijk? (Governing on Happiness: Is That Possible and Desirable?)
Sociaal Cultureel Planbureau, "Sturen op Geluk?", SCP Publication, 2012, The Hague, The Netherlands, 34 - 47
Veenhoven, R. GREATER HAPPINESS FOR A GREATER NUMBER Is that possible? If so, How
Sheldon, K. M.; Kashdan, T. B.; Steger, M. F.; Eds.: "Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward", Oxford University Press, 2011, NY, USA,396 - 409
Veenhoven, R. Happiness as a Priority in Public Policy The Greatest Principle
Joseph, S.; Ed.: "Positive Psychology in Practice: Promotion Human Flourishing in Work, Health, Education and every Day Life, Second Edition", Wiley Hoboken, 2015, NY, USA, 731 - 750
Veenhoven, R. Informed Pursuit of Happiness What we should Know, Do we Know and Can we get to Know
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 4, 1035 - 1071
Kahneman, D.; Snell, J. Predicting a Changing Taste: Do People Know hat They Will Like?
Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 1992, Vol. 5, 187 - 200
Booth, Ph. Politicians in a muddle.
Booth, Ph.; Eds.: "…and the Pursuit of Happiness", The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2012, Westminster, London, UK, 25 - 35
Boettke, P.J. Lessons from Austrian and Public Choice Economics for the Happiness Debate.
Book ..And the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 8, 205 - 221
DeVos, M. The Unbearable Lightness of Happiness Policy.
Book:...and the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 7, 181 - 201
Ormerod, P. The Folly of Wellbeing in Public Policy.
And the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 2, 39 - 57
Veenhoven, R. Greater Happiness for a Greater Number: Did the Promise of Enlightenment Come True?
Social Indicator Research, 2017, Vol. 130, 9 - 25
Simandan, D. Omitted Variables in the Geographical Treatment of Well-Being and Happiness.
Geography Journal, 2014, No. 150491,1 - 5
Lyubomirsky, S. A Construal Approach to Increasing Happiness.
Psychological Health and Psychological Problems, Chapter 13, 229 - 224
Rickard, N.S.; Vella-Brodrick, D.A. Changes in Well-Being: Complementing a Psychosocial Approach with Neurobiological Insights
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 117, 437 - 457
King, L.A. Interventions for Enhancing Subjective Well-Being Can We Make People Happier, and Should we?.
Micheal Eid, Randy J. Larsen, ''The Science of Subjective Well-Being'', 2008, The Guilford Press, London, Uk, 431 - 448
Layous, K. Malleability and Intentional Activities.
Diener, E., Oishi, S. and Tay, L. (Eds.) 2018, Handbook of Well-Being, DEF Publishers, Salt Lake City, USA
Pereira Lopes, M.; Ferreira Alves, T.; Jardim Da Palma, P. The Revolution of Happiness and Happiness in Revolutions: The Case of the First Portuguese Republic.
Águeda Marujo, H and Neto, L.M. (Eds.), "Positive Nations and Communities" Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive sychology, 2016, Springer Science+Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands, Chapter 11
Veenhoven, R. Happiness in Nations: Pursuit of Greater Happiness for a Greater Number of Citizens
Snyder, C.R. et al (Eds.): "The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology", 2018, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom
Veenhoven, R. Is Geluk Maakbaar? (Can Happiness be Promoted?)
Van Damme, S (Ed.), Geluk, drang of dwang? Studium Generale Universiteit Gent, Academia Press, 2012, Gent, Belgium
Veenhoven, R. Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible? If so, how?
Marei Salama-Younes (Ed.) Arabic Positive Psychology, 2012, Anglo-Egyptian Bookshop, Cairo, Egypt, 101 - 115
Veenhoven, R. Happiness. Lessons of Empirical Research.
José de Jesús García Vega (Editor) Felicidad Y calidad de vida, Coyoacán, Cuidad de México, Editora Nomada, 2017
Veenhoven, R. Groter Geluk voor een Groter Aantal. Kan dat in Nederland? (Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is That Possible in The Netherlands?)
Blind, 2016, online, 1 - 5
Kesebir, P. Scientific Answers to the Timeless Philosophical Question of Happiness
Diener, E. and (Eds).): "Handbook of well-being" DEF Publishers, Salt Lake City, USA,, 2018,
Brown, N.J.; Rohrer, J.M. Easy as (Happiness) Pie? A Critical Evaluation of a Popular Model of the Determinants of Well‑Being
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, Vol. 21, 285-1301