Deconstructing happiness : critical sociology and the good life / Jordan McKenzie.
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McKenzie, Jordan, author.|
New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016.|
158 pages ; 24 cm.|
Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 109|
Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 109.
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction: thinking critically about happiness
- An introduction to the sociology of happiness : revisiting the classics
- Happiness, sadness, and contentment in the sociology of emotion
- Reason, self-understanding and autonomy in the pursuit of happiness
- From freud to bauman : a modern history of discontentment
- Democracy, economics and the public sphere : if money won't buy happiness, who should we vote for?
- Knowing happiness and contentment : the good life as a hermeneutic exercise