The Sociology of Happiness

Monday, 11 July 2016: 18:15
Location: Hörsaal 10 (Juridicum)
Oral Presentation
Ruut VEENHOVEN, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
‘Happiness’ defined as the subjective enjoyment of one’s life as a whole  is well measurable using questioning. Since the 1070s happiness became a common topic in large scale surveys of the general population in nations all over the world. Resulting  advances in the understanding of societal conditions for human happiness are presented.