Well-Being: Individual, Community and Social Perspectives / Edition 1

Well-Being: Individual, Community and Social Perspectives / Edition 1

by John Haworth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230001688

ISBN-13: 9780230001688

Pub. Date: 08/21/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book integrates invited chapters by experts from a range of disciplines, exploring the interplay beytween social, community and individual well-being.  See more details below

Overview

This book integrates invited chapters by experts from a range of disciplines, exploring the interplay beytween social, community and individual well-being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230001688
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/21/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures     vii
List of Tables     viii
Notes on Contributors     ix
Introduction   John Haworth   Graham Hart     1
Part 1
Positive Psychology and the Development of Well-Being   Jane Henry     25
Individual Development and Community Empowerment: Suggestions from Studies on Optimal Experience   Antonella Delle Fave     41
Webs of Well-Being: the Interdependence of Personal, Relational, Organizational and Communal Well-Being   Isaac Prilleltensky   Ora Prilleltensky     57
Health, Well-Being and Social Capital   Judith Sixsmith   Margaret Boneham     75
Psychology in the Community   Carolyn Kagan   Amanda Kilroy     93
Art, Health and Well-Being   David Haley   Peter Senior     110
Sense and Solidarities: Politics and Human Well-Being$dPerri 6     127
Part 2
Is Well-Being Local or Global? A Perspective from Ecopsychology   John Pickering     149
Societal Inequality, Health and Well-Being   Dimitris Ballas   Danny Dorling   Mary Shaw     163
A Life Course Approach to Well-Being   Stephani Hatch   Felicia A. Huppert   Rosemary Abbott   Tim Croudace   George Ploubidis   Michael Wadsworth   Marcus Richards   Diana Kuh     187
Organizational Commitment: a Managerial Illusion?   Michael White     206
Well-Being, Paid Work and Personal Life   Suzan Lewis   Christina Purcell     225
Work, Leisure and Well-Being in Changing Social Conditions   John Haworth     241
Friendship, Trust and Mutuality   Ray Pahl     256
Index     271

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