Book Volume 38 2009

Culture and Well-Being

The Collected Works of Ed Diener


ISBN: 978-90-481-2351-3 (Print) 978-90-481-2352-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Introduction – Culture and Well-Being Works by Ed Diener

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-41

    Culture and Subjective Well-Being

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-70

    Factors Predicting the Subjective Well-Being of Nations

  5. Chapter

    Pages 71-91

    Cross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem

  6. Chapter

    Pages 93-108

    Goals, Culture, and Subjective Well-Being

  7. Chapter

    Pages 109-127

    Cross-Cultural Variations in Predictors of Life Satisfaction: Perspectives from Needs and Values

  8. Chapter

    Pages 129-142

    From Culture to Priming Conditions: Self-Construal Influences on Life Satisfaction Judgments

  9. Chapter

    Pages 143-168

    The Dynamics of Daily Events and Well-Being Across Cultures: When Less Is More

  10. Chapter

    Pages 169-202

    Norms for Experiencing Emotions in Different Cultures: Inter- and Intranational Differences

  11. Chapter

    Pages 203-228

    Emotions Across Cultures and Methods

  12. Chapter

    Pages 229-243

    Positivity and the Construction of Life Satisfaction Judgments: Global Happiness is Not the Sum of its Parts

  13. Chapter

    Pages 245-260

    Most People Are Pretty Happy, but There Is Cultural Variation: The Inughuit, the Amish, and the Maasai

  14. Chapter

    Pages 261-278

    Making the Best of a Bad Situation: Satisfaction in the Slums of Calcutta

  15. Chapter

    Pages 279-289

    Conclusion: What We Have Learned and Where We Go Next