Abstract chapter 6 Introductory text to the Bibliography of Happiness


Strengths of the Bibliography are:

  • Sharp conceptual focus on happiness in the sense of the subjective enjoyment of one’s life as-a-whole
  • Good coverage of the scientific literature on that subject
  • Detailed subject classification
  • Powerful search tools
  • Links to full text of the publication
  • Links to standardized description of research findings reported in the publication

Weaknesses of the Bibliography are

  • Wider well-being not covered
  • Coverage of scientific literature on happiness not exhaustive
  • Subject classification imperfect

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