Well-Being in Contemporary Society

This anthology examines the practical role of well-being in contemporary society. It discusses developments such as globalization, consumerism, and the rapid innovation and use of new and emerging technologies, and focuses on the significant impact of these developments on the well-being of people l...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Søraker, Johnny H. (Editor), Van der Rijt, Jan-Willem (Editor), de Boer, Jelle (Editor), Wong, Pak-Hang (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Happiness Studies Book Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This anthology examines the practical role of well-being in contemporary society. It discusses developments such as globalization, consumerism, and the rapid innovation and use of new and emerging technologies, and focuses on the significant impact of these developments on the well-being of people living today. The anthology brings together researchers from various disciplines, including psychology, economics, sociology, philosophy, and development studies. It provides concrete insight on the role and importance of well-being in contemporary society, using a mix of empirical grounding, philosophical rigour, and an emphasis on real-world applications. It is unique in that it seeks to understand the relation between well-being research and its application towards real problems
Physical Description:XIV, 236 p online resource
ISBN:9783319064598