Gross National Happiness: a respite from a biblical economy or attaining Utopia?

Stehlik, Vladimir

In: Gross National Happiness: Discussion Papers. Thimpu 1999, pp. 52-58

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In the first section the author argues that the concept of Gross National Happiness seemed superficial - as long as it was based in the plainly Christian (biblical?) economic set of western values of private ownership of means of production and market competition. In the second part he deals with the questition, what is necessary for a society and its subjects to be happy, and what may hamper their happiness.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2009 16:06
Faculties / Institutes: Research Organisations / Academies > Centre for Bhutan Studies
DDC-classification: Social sciences
Controlled Keywords: Bruttonationalglück, Buddhismus, Christentum
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entwicklungsstrategie, Gross National Happiness , Buddhism , Christianity
Subject (classification): Sociology