54) The Pursuit of Happiness


I was joined with Dr. Ashley Frawler: Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Sociology, and Social Policy. We discussed the Pursuit of Happiness and how it has been manipulated and misrepresented for the public.


Her research includes:

    • Mindfulness and the 'Psychological Impagination'
    • The value in 'value': An exercise for pluralizing economics instruction, Medicalization of social problems
    • Not very NICE: deviance, stigma, and nutritional guidelines related to healthy weight and obesity
    • "Unhappy News": Process, Rhetoric, and Context in the Making of the Happiness Problem
    • Happiness Research: A Review of Critiques