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Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital

  • Ambrose Leung

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  • Cheryl Kier
  • Tak Fung
  • Linda Fung
  • Robert Sproule

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

Volume (Year): 12 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 443-462

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:12:y:2011:i:3:p:443-462
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