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Pursuits of happiness : well-being in anthropological perspective / edited by Gordon Mathews and Carolina Izquierdo.

Publication:
New York : Berghahn Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Quality of life -- Cross-cultural studies.
Well-being -- Cross-cultural studies.
Happiness -- Cross-cultural studies.
Anthropology -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Why anthropology can ill afford to ignore well-being / Neil Thin
Is a measure of cultural well-being possible or desirable? / Benjamin Nick Colby
Well-being among the Matsigenka of the Peruvian Amazon : health, missions, oil, and "progress" / Carolina Izquierdo
Embodied selves and social selves : aboriginal well-being in rural New South Wales, Australia / Daniela Heil
The shifting landscape of Cree well-being / Naomi Adelson
Well-being : lessons from India / Steve Derné
Well-being, cultural pathology, and personal rejuvenation in a Chinese city, 1981-2005 / William Jankowiak
Finding and keeping a purpose in life : well-being and Ikigai in Japan and elsewhere / Gordon Mathews
Pleasure experienced : well-being and the Japanese bath / Scott Clark
Selfscapes of well-being in a rural Indonesian village / Douglas Hollan
Well-being and sustainability of daily routines : families with children with disabilities in the United States / Thomas S. Weisner.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mathews, Gordon.
Izquierdo, Carolina.
ISBN:
9781845454487 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1845454480 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
191924276
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