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Basing government policy on happiness or well-being is misguided

White, Mark D (2014) Basing government policy on happiness or well-being is misguided. British Politics and Policy at LSE (02 Sep 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Regardless of the motivation and intention behind it, the move to base government policy on measures of happiness is fraught with problems at every level, argues Mark D. White. Reorienting policy towards happiness suffers from problems of definition, measurement, and implementation.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 09:43
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2020 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74711

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