Happiness, Research, and Latin America

  • Mariano RojasEmail author
Part of the International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life book series (IHQL)


This chapter provides an introduction to the Handbook of Happiness Research in Latin America by discussing three main themes: First, the understanding and epistemology of happiness. Second, the basic postulates of happiness research and its potential to provide sounded conclusions about the drivers of happiness. Third, the important contribution that happiness research in Latin America can make to the general study of happiness as well as to the design of policies that procure a happier society.


Latin American Country Human Relation Happiness Research Latin American Region High Happiness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FLACSO-México and UPAEPMexico CityMexico

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