Human Autonomy in Cross-Cultural Context

Perspectives on the Psychology of Agency, Freedom, and Well-Being

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9666-1 (Print) 978-90-481-9667-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-30

    Introduction: The Struggle for Happiness and Autonomy in Cultural and Personal Contexts: An Overview

  3. A Theoretical Context of Human Autonomy, People’s Well-Being, and Happiness

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Pages 33-44

      Positive Psychology and Self-Determination Theory: A Natural Interface

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      Pages 45-64

      A Self-Determination Theory Perspective on Social, Institutional, Cultural, and Economic Supports for Autonomy and Their Importance for Well-Being

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      Pages 65-91

      Dialectical Relationships Among Human Autonomy, the Brain, and Culture

  4. Human autonomy across cultures and domains of life: health, education, interpersonal relationships, and work

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-110

      The Role of Autonomy in Promoting Healthy Dyadic, Familial, and Parenting Relationships Across Cultures

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      Pages 111-132

      Do Social Institutions Necessarily Suppress Individuals’ Need for Autonomy? The Possibility of Schools as Autonomy-Promoting Contexts Across the Globe

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      Pages 133-162

      Physical Wellness, Health Care, and Personal Autonomy

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      Pages 163-187

      Autonomy in the Workplace: An Essential Ingredient to Employee Engagement and Well-Being in Every Culture

  5. Human autonomy in modern economy, democracy development, and sustainability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-206

      Capitalism and Autonomy

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      Pages 207-239

      Economy, People’s Personal Autonomy, and Well-Being

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      Pages 241-256

      The Development of Conceptions of Personal Autonomy, Rights, and Democracy, and Their Relation to Psychological Well-Being

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      Pages 257-277

      Personal Autonomy and Environmental Sustainability

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 279-283