The Resource Law and happiness, edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein

Law and happiness, edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein

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Law and happiness
Title
Law and happiness
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edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein
Title variation
Law & happiness
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the rapidly developing area of research called hedonics or "happiness studies." Researchers from fields such as philosophy, law, economics, and psychology explore the bases of happiness and what factors can increase or decrease it. The results have implications for both law and public policy
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Brigham Young University journal of legal studies
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1481
LC item number
.L275 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1965-
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  • Posner, Eric A.
  • Sunstein, Cass R
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  • Happiness
  • Happiness
  • Well-being
  • Compensation (Law)
  • Qualité de la vie
  • Psychologie sociale
  • Politiques publiques
  • Aspects économiques
  • Recherche sociale
  • Congrès
  • Glück
  • Wohlbefinden
  • Zufriedenheit
  • Politik
  • Glück
  • Wohlbefinden
  • Recht
  • Psychologie
  • Philosophie
  • Soziologie
  • Glück
  • Politik
  • Wohlbefinden
  • Zufriedenheit
Label
Law and happiness, edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Contains papers from the conference held at the Univ. of Chicago Law School on June 1 and 2, 2007; published in the Journal of legal studies, vol. XXXVII (June 2008)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Two recommendations on the pursuit of happiness
  • Christopher K. Hsee, Fei Xu, and Ningyu Tang
  • Hive psychology, happiness, and public policy
  • Jonathan Haidt, J. Patrick Seder, and Selin Kesebir
  • Illusory losses
  • Cass R. Sunstein
  • Pain and suffering awards: they shouldn't be (just) about pain and suffering
  • Peter A. Ubel and George Loewenstein
  • Death, happiness, and the calculation of compensatory damages
  • Andrew J. Oswald and Nattavudh Powdthavee
  • Introduction to the conference on law and happiness
  • Happiness research and cost-benefit analysis
  • Matthew Adler and Eric A. Posner
  • What does happiness research tell us about taxation?
  • David A. Weisbach
  • The effect of crime on life satisfaction
  • Mark A. Cohen
  • Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein
  • Measuring well-being for public policy: preferences or experiences?
  • Paul Dolan and Tessa Peasgood
  • Happiness inequality in the United States
  • Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
  • Who is the happy warrior? : philosophy poses questions to psychology
  • Martha C. Nussbaum
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780226676012
Lccn
2009042195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)456729586
Label
Law and happiness, edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein
Publication
Note
Contains papers from the conference held at the Univ. of Chicago Law School on June 1 and 2, 2007; published in the Journal of legal studies, vol. XXXVII (June 2008)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Two recommendations on the pursuit of happiness
  • Christopher K. Hsee, Fei Xu, and Ningyu Tang
  • Hive psychology, happiness, and public policy
  • Jonathan Haidt, J. Patrick Seder, and Selin Kesebir
  • Illusory losses
  • Cass R. Sunstein
  • Pain and suffering awards: they shouldn't be (just) about pain and suffering
  • Peter A. Ubel and George Loewenstein
  • Death, happiness, and the calculation of compensatory damages
  • Andrew J. Oswald and Nattavudh Powdthavee
  • Introduction to the conference on law and happiness
  • Happiness research and cost-benefit analysis
  • Matthew Adler and Eric A. Posner
  • What does happiness research tell us about taxation?
  • David A. Weisbach
  • The effect of crime on life satisfaction
  • Mark A. Cohen
  • Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein
  • Measuring well-being for public policy: preferences or experiences?
  • Paul Dolan and Tessa Peasgood
  • Happiness inequality in the United States
  • Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
  • Who is the happy warrior? : philosophy poses questions to psychology
  • Martha C. Nussbaum
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780226676012
Lccn
2009042195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)456729586

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