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Bibliographic Subjects » VIEWS ON HAPPINESS: » Views on happiness in public opinion » Beliefs about happiness » Perceived sources of happiness: Concepts of the good life » Public opinion

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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 Public opinion
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Public opinion, common people, man on street, lay theories
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Authors Title / Source Year Berscheid, E.; Bohrnstedt, G.; Walster, E. The Happy American Body: A Survey Report.
Psychology Today, 1973, Vol. 7, 119 - 131
Brann, M.; Bandilla, W. Familie und Rolle der Frau. (Family and the Role of Women).
Statistisches Bundesamt (Ed).: "Datenreport 1992. Zahlen und Fakten über die Bundesrepublik Deutschland", Verlag Bonn Aktuell, 1992, München, Germany
Cameron, P. Social Stereotypes: 3 Faces of Happiness.
Psychology Today, 1974, Vol. 8, 63 - 64
Cargan, L.; Melko, M. Singles: Myths and Realities.
Sage Publications, 1982, Beverly Hills, USA
Farmer, C. Words and Feelings: A Developmental Study of the Language of Emotion in Children.
PhD Dissertation, Columbia University, 1967, USA
Faulkenberry, G.D.; Mason, R.G. Matched Samples Analysis for Item Responses.
Public Opinion Quarterly, 1976, Vol. 40, 256 - 260
Habich, R.; Landua, D.; Priller, E. Geringere Lebenszufriedenheit in der Ehemaligen D.D.R. (Less Life-Satisfaction in the Former D.D.R.).
ISI Bulletin, Nr. 5, 1991, 1 - 5
Hawkins, R.P.; Pingree, S. A Developmental Exploration of the Fear of Success Phenomenon as Cultural Stereotype.
Sex Roles, 1978, Vol. 4, 539 - 547
Iisager, H. Factors Contributing to Happiness among Danish College Students.
The Journal of Social Psychology, 1948, Vol. 28, 237 - 246
Scott, E.M. Happiness: Protocols of Teenagers.
Bulletin of Catholic Psychiatrists, 1967, Vol. l4, 69 - 82
Scott, E.M. Happiness: Some Findings between Non-Drug-Using and Drug-Using Teenagers.
Blanchly, P.; Ed.: "Drugs: Data and Debate", Springfield, 1970, USA, 176 - 194
Sidana, U.R.; Singh, R.; Srivastava, P. Social Agents in Children's Happiness.
Journal of Social Psychology, 1976, Vol. 99, 289 - 291
Suzuki, T. Ways of Life and Social Milieus in Japan and the United States: A Comparative Study.
Behaviormetrika, 1984, Vol. 15, 77 - 108
Feather, N.T. Perceived Affect Following Male and Female Success and Failure in Occupations.
Australian Journal of Psychology, 1978, Vol. 30, 133 - 145
Landua, D. Germany after the Unification: Still a Twofold Society.
International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 1993, Vol. 34, 75 - 86
Glatzer, W.; Hondrich, K.O.; Noll, H.H.; Stiehr, K.; Wörndl, B. Recent Social Trends in West-Germany 1960-1990.
Series Comparative Charting of Social Change, Campus Verlag, 1993, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
KSA, Glück. (Happiness).
Katholische Sozialethische Arbeitsstelle, Informationsdienst Konsum und Sucht, 1998, Nr. 4, Hamm, Germany
Mayring, P. Psychologie des Glücks. (Psychology of Happiness).
Kohlhammer, 1991, Germany
Krejci, J. Die Glücksorientierung aus der Sicht der Europazukunft. (Views on Happiness in European Context. An Investigation among Czech Students).
FB3 Europa Archiv, University of Osnabrück, 1996, Germany
Krejci, J. Fenomén Stesti v Zivote Mladych Lidi. (The Phenomenon of Happiness in the Life of Young People).
Seminar 1996, Krnov, Czech Republic
Noelle-Neumann, E.; Köcher, R. Allensbacher Jahrbuch der Demoskopie, 1993-1997, Band 10. (Survey Research Yearbook 1993 - 1997, Volume 10).
K.G. Saur, 1997, München, Germany
Habich, R.; Noll, H.H. Objektive Lebensbedingungen und subjektives Wohlbefinden im vereinten Deutschland. (Objective Living Conditions and Subjective Wellbeing in United Germany).
Statistisches Bundesamt;Ed.: "Datenreport 1999I", Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2000, Bonn, Germany, 467 - 519
Ruisel, I. Statements about Happiness.
Working Paper, Slovak Academy of Science, June 2001, Slovak Republic
Uitterhoeve, W. Nederland en de Anderen. (The Netherlands compared with Other European Countries).
SUN, 2000, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Thornton, A.; Young-DeMarco, L. Four Decades of Trends in Attitudes Towards Family Issues in the United States: The 1960s Through the 1990s.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 2001, Vol. 63, 1009 - 1037
Oluwoye, O.R. Determinants of Quality of Rural Life in Nigeria.
Social Indicators Research, 1990, Vol. 22, 277 - 286
Inglehart, R.; Basanez, M.; Moreno, A. Human Values and Beliefs: A Cross Cultural Sourcebook. Political, Religious, Sexual, and Economic Norms in 43 Societies: Findings from the 1990 - 1993 World Value Survey
University of Michigan Press, 1998, Ann Arbor, USA
King, L.A.; Napa, C.K. What Makes A Life Good?
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1998, Vol. 75, 156 - 165
Grewal, I.; Bajekal, M.; Nazroo, J. Influences on Quality of Life: A Qualitative Investigation of Ethnic Differences among Older People in England.
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2004, Vol. 30, 737 - 761
Arora, R. Affluent Americans: Priorities of the Prosperous.
Gallup Poll News Service, 8 February 2005, The Gallup Organization, Washington DC, USA
Deen, N.; DeWit, M.; Kersten, J.; Verheggen, P.P. Werkt Nederland nog Gelukkig? Een Onderzoek naar de Tevredenheid en Werkbeleving van de Nederlandse Werknemer. (Do the Dutch Work Happily?)
Motivaction International B.V. i.o.o. Randstad (Temp Agency), 2003, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Deen, N.; Verheggen, P.P.; Wilcke, E. Het Geluk van Werkend Nederland 2005. (The Happiness of Working People in the Netherlands in 2005).
Project paper I0164 Motivaction i.o.o.Randstad (Temp Agency), 2005, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Arora, R. How Do 21st Century Teens Spell Success?
Gallup Poll News Service, 19 October 2004. The Gallup Organization, Washington DC, USA
Delhey, J. Life Satisfaction in an Enlarged Europe.
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2004, Dublin, Ireland
Liu, L. Quality of Life as a Social Representation in China: A Qualitative Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2006, Vol. 75, 217 - 240
DeWit, L. Geld Maakt Gelukkiger dan Kinderen of Gezondheid. (Money Makes Happier than Children or Health).
Press release online Survey "Geluksmonitor", Trendbox, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Markus, H.R.; Curhan, K.B.; Palmersheim, K.A.; Ryff, C.D. In Their Own Words: Well-Being at Midlife among High-School Educated and College-Educated Adults.
Brim, O.G.;Ryff, C.D.;Kessler, R.C.;Eds.: ''How healthy Are We? A National Study of Well-Being at Midlife'', The University of Chicago Press, 2004, Chicago, USA, 273 - 319
Puts, M.T.; Heldens, J.; Shekary, N.; Widdershoven, G. What does Quality of Life mean to Older Frail and Non-Frail Community-Dwelling Adults in the Netherlands?
Quality of Life Research, 2007, Vol.16, 263 - 277
Bourke, L.; Geldens, P.M. Subjective Wellbeing and it's Meaning for Young People in a Rural Australian Center.
Social Indicators Research, 2007, Vol. 82, 165 - 187
Furnham, A.; Cheng, H. Lay Theories of Happiness.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2000, Vol. 1, 227 - 246
Institut Market, Persönliches Glück trotzt der Wirtschaftkrise. (Personal Happiness in Spite of Economic Recession).
Press Release May 16th, Institut Market, 2009
Ohashi, T. The Analysis of Results of Research into `The Ideal Society' in Japan, Sweden and Bhutan.
Karma Ura, D.;Penjore, D.;Eds.: ''Gross National Happiness. Practice and Measurement'', The Center for Bhutan Studies, 2009,Thimphu, Bhutan, 49 - 86
Michalski, J.H. Asking Citizens what Matters for Quality of Life in Canada.
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN), 2001, Canada
NicGabhainn, S.; Sixsmith, A.J. Children's Understanding of Well-Being.
Paper, The National Children's Office,2005, Dublin, Ireland
TNS Qual+, Well-Being.
TNSQual+: ""Eurobarometer Qualitive Studies'', 2011, Brussels, Belgium
Mares, J.; Neusar, A. Silent Voices: Children's Quality of Life Concepts.
Studia Psychologica, 2010, Vol. 52, 81 - 100
Billari, F. C.; Kohler, H.P. Fertility and happiness in the XXI century: institutions, preferences, and their interactions.
Paper presented XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Marrakesh, Morocco
Becchetti, L.; Conzo, P. The Gustibus Errari (pot)Est: Utility Misprediction, Preferences for Well-being and Life Satisfaction.
CEIS Research Paper Series, 2014, Vol. 12, No. 327, 1 - 45, Rome, Italy
McMellon, C. Learning the Scripts: An exploration of the Shared Ways in which Young Lao Volunteers in Vientiane Understand Happiness.
Health, Culture and Society, 2013, Vol. 5, 119 - 134
McMahan, E.A.; DeHart, J. Eudaimonic Conceptions of Well-Being, Meaning in Life, and Self-Reported Well-Being: Initial Test of a Mediational Model.
Personality and Individual Differences, 2011, Vol. 5, 589 - 594
Ott, J.C. Perceptions of the Nature of Happiness: Cultural, but Related to the Dynamics of the Human Mind and the Gratification of General Needs.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Online Publication, 1 - 7
Park Lee, E.Y. Creating Harmony, Creating Happiness: Subjective Well-being of Older Koreans in the United States.
Digital Archive, 2005, University of Maryland, USA
Hone, L.; Jarden, A.; Schofield, G. Conceptualizations of Wellbeing: Insights from a Prototype Analysis on New Zealand Workers.
Positive Psychology in the Workplace Special Issue, 2015, Vol 15, 97 - 118
Manolom, T.; Promphakping, B. Measuring Well-Being from Local Perspective: The Case of Lao PDR.
Social Indicator Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 391 - 409
Fisher, B.J. Successful Aging, Life Satisfaction, and Generativity in Later Life.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1995, Vol. 41, 239 - 250.
Barber, B.K.; McNeely, C.; Spellings, C. Politics drives human functioning, dignity, and quality of life
Social Science & Medicine, 2014, Vol. 122, 90 - 102
Phillips, J.; DeFreitas, J.; Gruber, J.; Knobe, J.; Mott, C. True Happiness: The Role of Morality in the Folk Concept of Happiness
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 2017, Vol. 146, 165 - 181
Phillips, J.; Knobe, J.; Misenheimer, L. The Ordinary Concept of Happiness (and Others Like It).
Emotion Review, 2011, Vol. 3, 320-322
Phillips, J.; De Freitas, J.; Gruber, J.; Knobe, J.; Mott, C. Is That All There is to Happiness?
Yamaguchi, A. Influences of Quality of Life on Health and Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 77 -102
Willeto, A. A. A. Friendship and Happiness in Navajos,
Mekijsha Demir, ''Friendship and Happiness'', 2017, Springer, 225 - 234
Balestra, C.; Boarini, R.; Tosetto, E. What Matters Most to People? Evidence from the OECD Better Life Index Usrs' Responses.
Social Indicators research, 2018, Vol. 136, 907 - 930.
Beban, A. The Politics of Wellbeing in International Development: Research with Organic Farmers in Cambodia.
Selin H. and Davey G. (eds) "Happiness Across Cultures. Science Across Cultures: the History of Non-Western Cultures", 2017,. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Ip, P.K. Misrepresenting Chinese Folk Happiness: A Critique of a Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 695 - 702
Giacaman, R.; Mataria, A.; Nguyyen-Gillham, V. Quality of Life in the Palestinian Context: An Inquiry in War-Like Conditions
Health Policy, 2007, Vol. 81, 68 - 84
Achmad, N.; Harahap, R.H.; Nasution, M.A. To Become a Cawir Metua: Life Satisfaction of the Karo Elderly. A Social Security Case Study on The Karo Elderly in Lingga Village, Simpang Empat Sub-District, Tanah Karo Regency
Working Paper, MPRA, 2018, Nr. 87766
Tate, R. B.; Cuddy, T.E.; Lah, L. Definition of Successful Aging by Elderly Canadian Males: The Manitoba Follow-Up Study
The Gerontologist, 2003, Vol. 43, 735 - 744