Cultures of Wellbeing

Method, Place, Policy

  • Sarah C. White
  • Chloe Blackmore

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: The Many Faces of Wellbeing

    1. Sarah C. White
      Pages 1-44
  3. Mixed Methods

  4. Qualitative Research

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 281-290

About this book


The authors challenge psychological perspectives on happiness and subjective wellbeing. Highlighting the politics of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, case studies across continents explore wellbeing in relation to health, children and youth, migration, economics, religion, family, land mines, national surveys, and indigenous identities.  


Happiness subjective wellbeing psychological wellbeing research methods international cross-cultural Africa Latin America South Asia South East Asia qualitative methods mixed methods migration Policy politics qualitative research sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarah C. White
    • 1
  • Chloe Blackmore
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BathUK
  2. 2.University of BathUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-53644-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-53645-7
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