Bibliographic Details

Law and happiness / edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Description 358 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language English
Subject Happiness -- Congresses.
Happiness -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Well-being -- Government policy -- Congresses.
Compensation (Law) -- Congresses.
Qualité de la vie.
Psychologie sociale.
Politiques publiques.
Aspects économiques.
Recherche sociale.
Congrès.
Glück
Wohlbefinden
Zufriedenheit
Politik
Glück.
Wohlbefinden.
Recht.
Psychologie.
Philosophie.
Soziologie.
Glück.
Compensation (Law)
Happiness.
Happiness -- Economic aspects.
Aufsatzsammlung.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7931230
Varying Form of Title Cover title Law & happiness
Other uniform titles Brigham Young University journal of legal studies.
Other authors / contributors Posner, Eric A., 1965-
Sunstein, Cass R.
ISBN 9780226676005
0226676005
9780226676012
0226676013
9780226676029
0226676021
Notes Contains papers from the conference held at the Univ. of Chicago Law School on June 1 and 2, 2007; published in the Journal of legal studies, vol. XXXVII (June 2008).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book explores the rapidly developing area of research called hedonics or "happiness studies." Researchers from fields such as philosophy, law, economics, and psychology explore the bases of happiness and what factors can increase or decrease it. The results have implications for both law and public policy.
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