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

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  • Ed Diener

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  • Christie Napa-Scollon
  • Shigehiro Oishi
  • Vivian Dzokoto
  • Eunkook Suh
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 1 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 159-176

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:1:y:2000:i:2:p:159-176

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    Keywords: life statisfaction; positivity; happiness; subjective well-being; culture; positive affect; norms.;

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    1. Ed Diener & Eunkook Suh & Heidi Smith & Liang Shao, 1995. "National differences in reported subjective well-being: Why do they occur?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 7-32, January.
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    1. Keith Cox, 2012. "Happiness and Unhappiness in the Developing World: Life Satisfaction Among Sex Workers, Dump-Dwellers, Urban Poor, and Rural Peasants in Nicaragua," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 103-128, March.
    2. Lei Thien & Nordin Razak, 2013. "Academic Coping, Friendship Quality, and Student Engagement Associated with Student Quality of School Life: A Partial Least Square Analysis," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 112(3), pages 679-708, July.
    3. Simon Luechinger & Stephan Meier & Alois Stutzer, 2006. "Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction," IEW - Working Papers 269, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.
    4. Ed Diener & Ronald Inglehart & Louis Tay, 2013. "Theory and Validity of Life Satisfaction Scales," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 112(3), pages 497-527, July.
    5. Robert Biswas-Diener & Joar Vittersø & Ed Diener, 2010. "The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 97(2), pages 229-246, June.
    6. Delhey, Jan & Kroll, Christian, 2012. "A "happiness test" for the new measures of national well-being: How much better than GDP are they?," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Inequality and Social Integration SP I 2012-201, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).
    7. Lufanna Lai & Robert Cummins, 2013. "The Contribution of Job and Partner Satisfaction to the Homeostatic Defense of Subjective Wellbeing," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 111(1), pages 203-217, March.
    8. Christie Scollon & Amanda Howard & Amanda Caldwell & Sachiyo Ito, 2009. "The Role of Ideal Affect in the Experience and Memory of Emotions," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 257-269, June.
    9. Grace (Byung-Hee) Yu & Dong-Jin Lee, 2008. "A Model of Quality of College Life (QCL) of Students in Korea," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 87(2), pages 269-285, June.
    10. Isabel Albuquerque & Margarida Lima & Cláudia Figueiredo & Marcela Matos, 2012. "Subjective Well-Being Structure: Confirmatory Factor Analysis in a Teachers’ Portuguese Sample," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 105(3), pages 569-580, February.
    11. Romina Boarini & Margherita Comola & Femke Keulenaer & Robert Manchin & Conal Smith, 2013. "Can Governments Boost People’s Sense of Well-Being? The Impact of Selected Labour Market and Health Policies on Life Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 105-120, October.
    12. René Proyer & Hubert Annen & Nadine Eggimann & Andrea Schneider & Willibald Ruch, 2012. "Assessing the “Good Life” in a Military Context: How Does Life and Work-Satisfaction Relate to Orientations to Happiness and Career-Success Among Swiss Professional Officers?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 106(3), pages 577-590, May.
    13. René Proyer & Willibald Ruch & Claudia Buschor, 2013. "Testing Strengths-Based Interventions: A Preliminary Study on the Effectiveness of a Program Targeting Curiosity, Gratitude, Hope, Humor, and Zest for Enhancing Life Satisfaction," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 275-292, March.
    14. Beja Jr, Edsel & Yap, David B., 2012. "Counting happiness from the individual level to the group level," MPRA Paper 40214, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    15. Abdallah, Saamah & Thompson, Sam & Marks, Nic, 2008. "Estimating worldwide life satisfaction," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 65(1), pages 35-47, March.
    16. Talya Miron-Shatz & Ed Diener & Glen M. Doniger & Tyler Moore & Shimon Saphire-Bernstein, 2013. "Charting the internal landscape: Affect associated with thoughts about major life domains explains life satisfaction," Judgment and Decision Making, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, vol. 8(5), pages 603-616, September.

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