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Author Derné, Steve, 1960- author

Title Sociology of well-being : lessons from India / Steve Derné
Published Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, 2016
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Contents Half title page; Marketing page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dedication page; Preface: How I Came to Study Well-being in India; Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2: HEALTH AND WEALTH; Chapter 3: CONNECTIONS TO OTHERS (AND THE SPECIALNESS OF THE SELF); Chapter 4: MEANINGS AND APPROACHES; Chapter 5: PLEASURE; Chapter 6: AGE, GENDER, CLASS, AND INDIVIDUAL LIVES AND CHOICES; Chapter 7: INDIAN WAYS OF LIVING THE GOOD LIFE; Chapter 8: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED ABOUT WELL-BEING?; Chapter 9: TOWARD A BETTER SOCIOLOGY; Chapter 10: LIVING THE GOOD LIFE; Acknowledgments
Postscript: Living ShaiviteGlossary; Index; About the Author
Summary Identifies the nature of well-being through analysis of in-depth interviews with Indians on what good life means to them
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Quality of life -- India.
Social indicators -- India.
Well-being -- India.
India -- Economic conditions.
India -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9385985736 (electronic bk.)
9789385985737 (electronic bk.)