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VIEWS ON HAPPINESS: Views on happiness in public opinion Beliefs about happiness Perceived sources of happiness: Concepts of the good life
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Perceived sources of happiness: Concepts of the good life, theory, notion, attribution, belief
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Authors Title / Source Year Chaplin, W.F.; Goldberg, L.R.; Oliver, P.J. Conceptions of States and Traits: Dimensional Attributes with Ideals as Prototypes.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1988, Vol. 54, 541 - 557
Dann, H.D. Subjektive Theorien zum Wohlbefinden. (Subjective Theories on Well-Being).
Abele, A., Becker, P. (Eds).: "Wohlbefinden: Theorie, Empirie, Diagnostik." Juventa Verlag, 1991, München, Germany, 97 - 117
Hall, J. Measuring the Quality of Life Using Sample Surveys.
Stöber, J.;et al;Eds..: "Technology Assessment and the Quality of Life", Elsevier, 1973, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 93 - 102
Hall, J. Subjective Measures of Quality of Life in Britain, 1971 to 1975: Some Developments and Trends.
Social Trends, 1976, Vol. 7, 47 - 60
Hirabayashi, G.; Saram, P.A. Conceptions of Happiness and Aspirations for Change.
Journal of African and Asian Studies, 1977, Vol. 13, 265 -271
Hofstätter, P.R. Bedingungen der Zufriedenheit. (Conditions for Contentment.)
Interfrom Verlag, 1986, Zürich, Switzerland
Inglehart, R. Culture Shift in Advanced Industrial Society.
Princeton University Press, 1990, Princeton, USA
Kammann, R.; Campbell, K. Illusory Correlation in Popular Beliefs about the Causes of Happiness.
New Zealand Psychologist, 1982, Vol. 11, 52 - 63
Katzner, D.W. Choice and the Quality of Life.
Sage, 1979, London, UK
Knaub, P.C.; Baxter-Eversoll, D.; Voss, J.H. Is Parenthood a Desirable Adult Role? An Assessment of Attitudes held by Contemporary Women.
Sex Roles, 1983, Vol. 9, 355 - 362
Kohaut, S.M. Subjective Well-Being in Old Age: An Ideographic Approach.
PhD Dissertation, Bowling Green State University, 1984, USA
Krejci, J. Die erzieherische Weisheit in den Sprichwörtern über das Glück und Unglück im Verhältnis zu den heutigen Glückstheoretikern. (The Pedagogic Wisdom in Proverbs).
Pädagogische Rundschau, 1991, Vol. 45, 419 - 432
Lips, H.M. Attitudes toward Childbearing among Women and Men Expecting Their First Child.
International Journal of Women's Studies, 1983, Vol. 6, 119 - 129
McCarthy, S.V. Geropsychology: Meaning in Life for Elderhostelers.
Psychological Reports, 1985, Vol. 56, 351 - 354
Noelle-Neumann, E. Allensbacher Jahrbuch der Demoskopie, 1976-1977, Band VII. (Survey Research Yearbook, 1976-1977, Volume 7).
Verlag Frits Molden, 1977, Zürich, Germany
Rescher, N. Social Welfare and Personal Happiness.
Rescher, N.; "Welfare", Snyder & Co, 1972, London, UK, 36 - 59
Schulz, W.; Beckemeyer, M.; Sander, H.; Wolterhoff, J. Glück, Zufriedenheit und objektive Indikatoren der Lebensqualität, Teil 1. (Happiness, Satisfaction and Objective Indicators, Part 1).
Report "Arbeitsberichte und Forschungsmaterialen", Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld, 1982, Germany
Scott, E.M. An Arena for Happiness.
C.C. Thomas, 1971, USA
Scott, E.M. Happiness: A Comparison between Delinquent and Non-Delinquent Girls.
Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 1967, Vol. 4, 78 - 80
Shebani, B.L. Correlates of Life Satisfaction among Older Libyans and Americans.
PhD Dissertation, University of Florida, 1984, USA
Spencer, M.J. An Analysis of Selected Background Factors as Possible Predictors and Correlates of General Life Satisfaction among Young Adults from Ten Rural Wisconsin Communities.
Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1974, USA
Stapel, J. Welzijn is geen Welvaart, maar Wat dan Wel? (Wellbeing is not Welfare, but What is it?)
Acta Politica, 1973, Vol. 8, 214 - 219
Teilhard de Chardin, P. On Happiness.
W.Collins, 1973, London, UK. Reprint Teilhard de Chardin, P.; '' On Love and Happiness'', Harper & Row, 1984, London, UK
Höhler, G. Das Glück. (Happiness).
Goldman, 1985, Germany
Lang, B. Religion und menschliche Glückserfahrung. (Religion and Human Experience of Happiness).
Bellebaum, A.; Ed.: "Vom guten Leben", Akademie Verlag, 1994, Berlin, Germany, 59 - 113
Bellebaum, A. Vom guten Leben: Glücksvorstellungen in Hochkulturen. (The Good Life: Happiness Beliefs in Great Ancient Cultures.)
Akademie Verlag, 1994, Berlin, Germany
Gerster, F. Ansichten über Lebensqualität. (Views on QOL: Consensus and Dissensus Between Political Parties).
Bellebaum, A.; Barheier, B.;Eds.: "Lebensqualität", Westdeutscher Verlag, 1994, Opladen, Germany, 235 - 249
Samuelson, R.J. The Good Life and Its Discontents.
Time Books, 1995, New York, USA
Bergsma, A. Emoties en Kwaliteit van Bestaan. (Emotions and Quality-of-Life).
Het Spectrum, 1995, Utrecht, Netherlands
Rath, N. Die Kraft zur Angst und die zum Glück sind das Gleiche. Das Konzept des Glücks in der kritischen Theorie Adorno's. (The Concept of Happiness in Adorno's Critical Theory)
Bellebaum, A.; Barheier, K; Eds.: "Glücksvorstellungen", Westdeutscher Verlag, 1997, Opladen, Germany, 177 - 196
Kajorndham, Y. The Research Project Process for Developing Happiness Indicators for the Population of Thailand.
Proceedings Seminar on Gross National Happiness, 2004, The Centre for Bhutan Studies, Bhutan, 410 - 443
Kenny, C. Were People in the Past Poor and Miserable?
Kyklos, 2006, Vol. 59, 237 - 268
Bruni, L. Civil Happiness. Economics and Human Flourishing in Historical Perspective.
Routledge, 2006, UK
VanBoven, L.; Gilovich, T. To Do or to Have? That is the Question.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2003, Vol. 85, 1193 - 1202
Bergsma, A. The Advice of the Wise.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2008, Vol. 9, 331 - 340
VanCampen, C. The Importance of Being Healthy. Changing Views on the ''Good Life'' in the Netherlands since 1945.
Stam, J.;Veenhoven, R.;Eds.: ''Quality of Life & Happiness of People in Japan and The Netherlands'', KIT Publishers, 2007, NIOD Encounters Series, Vol. 1, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 62 - 71
Clark, D.A. Concepts and Perceptions of Human Well-Being: Some Evidence from South Africa.
Oxford Development Studies, 2003, Vol. 31, 173 - 197
Mogilner, C. The Pursuit of Happiness: Time, Money, and Social Connection.
Psychological Science, 2010, Vol. 21, 1348 - 1354
Aknin, L.B.; Dunn, E.W.; Norton, M.I. From Wealth to Well-being? Money Matters, but Less than people Think.
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2009, Vol. 4, 523 - 527
Bognar, J.; Gangl, J.; Konczos, C. How are Quality of Life and Preferred Values Viewed by Hungarian Adults?
Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 2010, Vol. 5, 84 - 93
McMahan, E.A.; Estes, D. Measuring Lay Conceptions of Well-Being: The Beliefs about Well-Being Scale.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2011, Vol. 12, 267 - 287
Padilla, G.V.; Grant, M.M.; Lipsett, J. Health Quality of Life and Colorectal Cancer.
CANCER Supplement, 1992, Vol. 70, 1450 - 1456
Yoshino, R. The Asia Pacific Values Survey. Culture Manifold Analysis (CULMAN) on People's Sense of Trust. India 2013 Survey
ISM Survey Research Report No.114, 2014, Tokyo, Japan
Carlsson, F.; Gupta, G.; Johansson-Stenman, O. Keeping up with the Vaishyas? Caste and Relative Standing in India.
Oxford Economic Papers, 2008, Vol 6, 52 - 73
Hettlage, R.; Bellebaum, A. Das Prinzip ''Glück". Principle "Happiness''.
Book: Das Prinzip Glück, 2015, 1- 15, Springer, Germany
Tsai, J.L.; Chen, E.E.; Loule, J.Y. Learning What Feelings to Desire: Socialization of Ideal Affect Through Children’s Storybooks.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2007, Vol.33, 1 - 15
Wierzbicka, A. What makes a Good Life? A Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspective.
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2009, Vol. 4, 260 - 272
Ares, G.; Giménez, A.; Saldamando, L. Food and wellbeing. Towards a Consumer-Based Approach.
Appetite, 2014, Vol. 74, 61 - 69
Ares, G.; Giménez, A.; Saldamando, L. Consumers’ Associations with Wellbeing in a Food-Related Context: A Cross-Cultural Study.
Food Quality and Preference, 2015, Vol. 40, 304 - 315
Botor, N.J.; Del Puerto, A; Pagaduan-Lopez, J. C. Ecology of Psychological Well-being: Children’s Visualizations of Happiness in Critically Typhoon-Affected Coastal Communities
ResearchGate. Net, 2015, unpublished,
Hitokoto, H.; Kaewpijit, J.; Takahashi, Y. Happiness in Thailand: Variation Between Urban and Rural Regions.
Psychologia, 2014, Vol. 57, 229 - 244
Mantovani, E.P.; DeLucca, S.R.; Neri, A.L. Associations Between Meanings of Old Age and Subjective Well-Being Indicated by Satisfaction Among the Elderly
Brazilian Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology., 2016, Vol.19, 203 - 222
Willeto, A. A. A. Friendship and Happiness in Navajos,
Mekijsha Demir, ''Friendship and Happiness'', 2017, Springer, 225 - 234
Becchetti, L.; Conzo, P. Preferences for Well-Being and Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 136, 775 - 805.
Cardoso, R.V.; Meijers, E.J.; VanHam, M. The City as a Self-Help Book: The Psychology of Urban Promises.
Discussion Paper,2017, IZA,,, Nr. 10693
Edwards, L.M.; Lopez, S.J. Perceived Family Support, Acculturation, and Life Satisfaction in Mexican American Youth: A Mixed-Methods Exploration.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2006, Vol. 53, 279-287
VanderDeijl, W. The Measurement of Wellbeing in Economics: Philosophical Explorations.
PhD dissertation, 2017, Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Schumaker, J.F. The Happiness Conspiracy.
New Internationalist, 2006, July Issue
Veenhoven, R. On the Growing Importance of 'Art-of-Living'
Schmitz, B. 'Art-of-Living: A Concept to Enhance Happiness', 2016, Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, Social Indicators Research Series, volume 63, Foreword, pages v-vii
Halpern, D. The Hidden Wealth of Nations.
Polity Press, 2010, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jaafar, J.L.; Afiatin, T.; Muhamad, H. The Index of Happiness of the Malaysian and Indonesian Peoples.
Working Paper, 2008, Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jabar, M.A.; Regadio, C.Q Sources and Consequences of Happiness among Alangan Mangyan Women in the Municipality of Baco, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 2019, Vol.
Anguas-Plata, A.M. El Significado del Bienestar Subjetivo, Su Valoracion en Mexico
PhD Thesis, 1997, Faculty of Psychology, Ciudad University, Mexico
Clark-Decès, I.; Smith, F.M. Well-Being in India: A Historical and Anthropological Report
Estes R.J. & Sirgy M.J. (Eds.) The Pursuit of Human Well-Being, 2017, Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Helseth, S; Misvaer, N. Adolescents’ Perceptions of Quality of Life: What it is and What Matters
Journal of Clinical Nursing / Children and Adolescent Nursing, 2010, Vol.19, 1454-1461
Khatib, A.M. Youth Wellbeing in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: A Mixed Methods Study
MSc Thesis, 2019, Faculty of Graduate Studies at Birzeit University, the occupied Palestinian Territory
Swerts, C.; DeMaeyer, J.; Lombardi, M. "You Shouldn’t Look at Us Strangely". An Exploratory Study on Personal Perspectives on Quality of Life of Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Residential Youth Care
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2019, Vol. 14, 867 - 889
De Paola, J.; Lehtonen, J.; Pirttilä-Backman, A.M.; Wagner, W. Two Sides of the Same Coin or Two Different Currencies? Representations of Happiness and Unhappiness among Finnish Women
Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 2021, Vol. 55, 329 - 353