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INTRODUCTION.- 1: HAPPINESS IN INDIA: Ed Diener, Robert Biswas-Diener and Louis Tay.- 2: HAPPINESS ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU: Dave Webb.- 3: HAPPINESS AND LIFE SATISFACTION IN MALAYSIA: Ryan T. Howell, Wan Tien Chong, Colleen J. Howell, & Kurt Schwabe.- 4: HAPPINESS AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: Gareth Davey.- 5: QUALITY OF LIFE OF AN ASIAN METROPOLIS IN A GOVERNANCE CRISIS: THE CASE OF HONG KONG: Ming Sing.- 6: QUALITY OF WORK LIFE IN MACAU: Ricardo Rato and Gareth Davey.- 7: SATISFACTION AND SOCIETAL QUALITY IN KAZAKHSTAN: Pamela Abbott and Claire Wallace.- 8: SINGAPORE: A HAPPY STATE OF MIND: Siok Kuan Tambyah.- 9: HAPPINESS IN THAILAND: Rossarin Soottipong Gray.- 10: THE POLITICS OF WELLBEING IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: RESEARCH WITH ORGANIC FARMERS IN CAMBODIA: Alice Beban.- 11: FARMERS' HAPPINESS FROM FISH PRODUCTION; A CASE STUDY IN VIETNAM: Nguyen Minh Duc.- 12: CONSTRUCTIONS OF HAPPINESS AND SATISFACTION IN THE KINGDOM OF TONGA: Sean E. Moore and Heather E. Young Leslie.- 13: HAPPINESS IN AN ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIAN COMMUNITY; WHAT IT MEANS `TO BE WELL' AND `TO ENJOY LIFE' IN CENTRAL-WESTERN NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA: Daniela Heil.- 14: HAPPINESS IN THE AMAZON: FOLK EXPLANATIONS OF HAPPINESS IN A HUNTER-HORTICULTURALIST SOCIETY IN THE BOLIVIAN AMAZON: Victoria Reyes-Garcia and Tsimane' Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS).- 15: HAPPINESS IN BRAZIL: Gazi Islam.- 16: HAPPINESS IN MEXICO: THE IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN RELATIONS: Mariano Rojas.- 17: HAPPY VILLAGES AND UNHAPPY SLUMS? UNDERSTANDING HAPPINESS DETERMINANTS IN PERU: Monica Guillen-Royo and Jackeline Velazco.- 18: LIFE SATISFACTION IN MALAWI: Tim Hinks and Simon Davies.- 19: HAPPINESS IN NIGERIA: A SOCIO-CULTURAL ANALYSIS: Aaron Agbo, Thaddeus Nzeadibe and Chukwuedozie Ajaero.- 20: GHANAIAN HAPPINESS: GLOBAL, CULTURAL, AND PHENOMENOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES: Vivian Afi Abui Dzokoto.- 21: LIVING THE GOOD LIFE: AN ECONOMIC VIEW OF HAPPINESS IN SOUTH AFRICA: Jeffrey Bookwalter.- 22: CONCEPTS OF WELLBEING AMONG ORGANIC FARMERS AND PLANTATION WORKERS IN MADAGASCAR: Cathy Rozel Farnworth.- 23: HAPPINESS IN A POST-CONFLICT SOCIETY: RWANDA: Pamela Abbott and Claire Wallace.- 24: HAPPINESS IN NAVAJOS (DINE BA' HOZHO): Angela Willeto.- 25: IT'S ALL IN THE FAMILY: WELL-BEING AMONG INUIT IN ARCTIC CANADA: Michael Kral and Lori Idlout.- 26: CLIMATE, CASH, AND CULTURALLY EMBEDDED HAPPINESS: Evert Van de Vliert.- 27: HINDUISM, HAPPINESS AND WELLBEING: A CASE STUDY OF ADULTHOOD IN AN ORIYA HINDU TEMPLE TOWN: Usha Menon.- 28: THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS: A CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE: Stephen G. Morris.- DOES HAPPINESS DIFFER ACROSS CULTURES?: Ruut Veenhoven.- INDEX.

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Helen Selin is a science librarian and staff faculty associate at Hampshire College. She is also the editor of the Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures. Her interests concern difference ways of doing medicine and science.

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