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The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-being

Philosophers defend theories of what well-being is but ignore what psychologists have learned about it, while psychologists learn about well-being but lack a theory of what it is. In The Good Life, Michael Bishop brings together these complementary investigations and … Continue reading

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Cultures of Wellbeing – Method, Place, Policy

The authors challenge conventional psychological perspectives on happiness and subjective wellbeing, presenting an emergent, more socially grounded approach: relational well being. Addressing the growing interest in happiness and wellbeing in public policy and practice, this edited collection combines critical conceptual … Continue reading

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Peut-on apprendre à vivre heureux?

Notre culture, pas plus que notre éducation, n’est particulièrement axée sur la recherche du bonheur. Nous préférons ainsi souvent nous pencher plutôt sur les maladies, les défauts, les faiblesses et autres failles que sur les conditions de l’accession au bonheur.  … Continue reading

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Child well-being in advanced economies – UNICEF Report – A comparative overview

The league table opposite presents the latest available overview of child well-being in 29 of the world’s most advanced economies. Five dimensions of children’s lives have been considered: material well-being, health and safety, education, behaviours and risks, and housing and … Continue reading

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OECD Better Life Initiative

Your Better Life Index is designed to let you visualise and compare some of the key factors – like education, housing, environment, and so on – that contribute to well-being in OECD countries. It’s an interactive tool that allows you … Continue reading

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Child poverty in perspective: An overview of child well-being in rich countries

Read   A comprehensive assessment of the lives and well-being of children and adolescents in the economically advanced nations. The true measure of a nation’s standing is how well it attends to its children – their health and safety, their … Continue reading

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