Bibliographic Details

Well-being : individual, community and social perspectives / edited by John Haworth and Graham Hart.

Imprint Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Description xiv, 276 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject Quality of life.
Well-being.
Quality of life.
Well-being.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6491018
Other authors / contributors Haworth, John T. (John Trevor), 1937-
Hart, Graham, 1957-
ISBN 9780230001688 (cloth)
0230001688 (cloth)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part 1.
  • 1. Positive Psychology and the Development of Well-Being
  • 2. Individual Development and Community Empowerment: Suggestions from Studies on Optimal Experience
  • 3. Webs of Well-Being: the Interdependence of Personal, Relational, Organizational and Communal Well-Being
  • 4. Health, Well-Being and Social Capital
  • 5. Psychology in the Community
  • 6. Art, Health and Well-Being
  • 7. Sense and Solidarities: Politics and Human Well-Being
  • Part 2.
  • 8. Is Well-Being Local or Global? A Perspective from Ecopsychology
  • 9. Societal Inequality, Health and Well-Being
  • 10. A Life Course Approach to Well-Being
  • 11. Organizational Commitment: a Managerial Illusion?
  • 12. Well-Being, Paid Work and Personal Life
  • 13. Work, Leisure and Well-Being in Changing Social Conditions
  • 14. Friendship, Trust and Mutuality
  • Index