Culture and conceptions of happiness: individual oriented and social oriented swb.

@inproceedings{Lu2004CultureAC,
  title={Culture and conceptions of happiness: individual oriented and social oriented swb.},
  author={Luo Lu and R. Gilmour},
  year={2004}
}
Adopting a cultural psychological approach, we believe that culture and SWB are most productively analyzed together as a dynamic of mutual constitution. We outline a cultural theory of SWB to systematically analyze conceptions of happiness as embedded in both Euro-American and Asian cultures. Our cultural theory posits that distinct and different characteristics of the conceptions of happiness are prevalent in Asian and Euro-American cultures. For Asians, socially oriented SWB emphasizes role… CONTINUE READING
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