Well-Being: Individual, Community and Social Perspectives

Well-Being: Individual, Community and Social Perspectives

by John Haworth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230355684

ISBN-13: 9780230355682

Pub. Date: 02/15/2012

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This interdisciplinary book indicates the need to address well-being from individual, community and social perspectives in an integrated manner. The book complements the harm-based focus of much social scientific research into health. Chapters by a wide range of academics present a new dynamic view of well-being for the Twenty-First Century.  See more details below

Overview

This interdisciplinary book indicates the need to address well-being from individual, community and social perspectives in an integrated manner. The book complements the harm-based focus of much social scientific research into health. Chapters by a wide range of academics present a new dynamic view of well-being for the Twenty-First Century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230355682
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Introduction: J.Haworth & G.Hart PART 1 Positive Psychology and the Development of Well-Being; J.Henry Individual Development and Community Empowerment: Suggestions from Studies on Optimal Experience; A.Delle Fave Webs of Well-Being: The Interdependence of Personal, Relational, Organizational and Communal Well-Being; I.Prilleltensky & O.Prilleltensky Health, Well-Being and Social Capital; J.Sixsmith & M.Boneham Psychology in the Community; C.Kagan & A.Kilroy Art, Health and Well-Being; D.Haley & P.Senior Sense and Solidarities: Politics and Human Well-Being; Perri 6 PART 2 Is Well-Being Local or Global? A Perspective from Ecopsychology; J.Pickering Societal Inequality, Health and Well-Being; D.Ballas, D.Dorling & M.Shaw A Life Course Approach to Well-Being; S.Hatch, F.Huppert, R.Abbott, T.Croudace, G.B.Ploubidis, M.E.J.Wadsworth, M.Richards & D.Kuh Organizational Commitment: A Managerial Illusion?; M.White Well-Being, Paid Work and Personal Life; S.Lewis & C.Purcell Work, Leisure and Well-Being in Changing Social Conditions; J.Haworth Friendship, Trust and Mutuality; R.Pahl Index

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