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Gross national happiness : why happiness matters for America--and how we can get more of it

Author: Arthur C Brooks
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author analyzes evidence and empirical research to determine which groups are the happiest in America; and offers suggestions on how the government can help individuals maximize their happiness.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Brooks
ISBN: 9780465002788 0465002781
OCLC Number: 187300265
Description: ix, 277 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: America's pursuit of happiness --
The culture of happiness : The politics of happiness ; Happiness is a gift from above ; Is happiness a family value? ; Staying happy in the age of freedom and insecurity --
The economics of happiness : Does money buy happiness? ; Inequality and (un)happiness in America ; Happiness is a full-time job ; The secret to buying happiness --
Conclusion: Happiness lessons for our leaders --
Appendix: The data on happiness.
Responsibility: Arthur C. Brooks.
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