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Title: Towards a New Conceptualization of Gross National Happiness and Its Foundations
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Ross McDonald
One Sentence Summary: This article seeks to articulate the centrality of morality within Gross National Happiness (GNH) and examine challenges posed by current models of development.

Description: This article seeks to articulate the centrality of morality within Gross National Happiness (GNH). The author critiques the current models of development which are predominately amoral. Citing the moral influences and sentiments in the works of such thinkers as Jeremy Bentham and Adam Smith, the article argues that GNH is a valid and positive approach to development. It also examines the challenges that global forces of development pose to GNH in Bhutan.

Publisher: The Centre for Bhutan Studies
Normalized publisher place: Thimphu, Bhutan
Publisher country: Bhutan
Publisher URL: www.bhutanstudies.org.bt
Published Date: 2005
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jbs/JBS_12_02.pdf
Subject: Gross National Happiness
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Bhutan -- Journal of Bhutan Studies -- (2005) Vol. 12
Cultural Coverage: Bhutan
Temporal coverage: 18th century CE
19th century CE
20th century CE
21st century CE
Language: English
Source URL: http://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt/journal/journal.htm
Source: Journal of Bhutan Studies
Source Editor: Karma Ura
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 12
Source Page Numbers: 23-46
Frequency of publication: Semi-annually
ISBN/ISSN: 16084128

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-19 16:24:56
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-07
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-21 16:03:27
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