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The practices of happiness : political economy, religion and wellbeing / edited by John Atherton, Elaine Graham and Ian Steedman.

Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 276 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge frontiers of political economy
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Subjects:
Happiness -- Religious aspects.
Economics -- Religious aspects.
Quality of life -- Religious aspects.
Well-being -- Religious aspects.
Contents:
Introductory essay : developing an overview as context and future / John Atherton
Economic theory and happiness / Ian Steedman
Happiness, welfare and capabilities / Carl-Henric Grenholm
Happiness through thrift : the contribution of business to human wellbeing / Peter Heslam
Happiness, work and Christian theology / Peter Sedgwick
Happiness isn't working, but it should be / Malcolm Brown
Challenging inequality in a post-scarcity era : christian contributions to egalitarian trends / John Atherton
Fair trade and human wellbeing / Michael Northcott
Religion and happiness : perspectives from the psychology of religion, positive psychology and empirical theology / Leslie Francis
Ethnographic insights into happiness / Jonathan Miles-Watson
Institutions, organisations and wellbeing / Tony Berry
Religion, family form and the question of happiness / Adrian Thatcher
Mental health, spirituality and religion / Peter Gilbert
The "one in the morning" knock : exploring the connections between faith, participation and wellbeing / Christopher Baker
Crime, wellbeing and society : reflections on social, 'anti-social' and 'restorative' capital / Christopher Jones
Supporting offenders : a faith based initiative / Charlotte Lorimer
Human happiness as a common good : clarifying the issues / Patrick Riordan
Being well in creation / John Rodwell
The "virtuous circle" : religion and the practices of happiness / Elaine Graham
Well being or resilience? blurred encounters between theory and practice / John Reader.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Atherton, John R.
Graham, Elaine L.
Steedman, Ian.
ISBN:
9780415550970 (hbk.)
0415550971 (hbk.)
9780203846902 (ebk.)
0203846907 (ebk.)
OCLC:
422754381