The Good Life: Aspiration, Dignity, and the Anthropology of Wellbeing

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What could middle-class German supermarket shoppers buying eggs and impoverished coffee farmers in Guatemala possibly have in common? Both groups use the market in pursuit of the "good life." But what exactly is the good life? How do we define wellbeing beyond material standards of living? While we all may want to live the good life, we differ widely on just what that entails. In The Good Life , Edward Fischer examines wellbeing in very different cultural contexts to uncover shared notions of the good life and how best ...

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The Good Life: Aspiration, Dignity, and the Anthropology of Wellbeing
2014, Stanford University Press, Stanford

ISBN-13: 9780804792530

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The Good Life: Aspiration, Dignity, and the Anthropology of Wellbeing
2014, Stanford University Press

ISBN-13: 9780804790963

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