The Promise of Happiness by Sara Ahmed

The Promise of Happiness

Sara Ahmed

nonfiction feminism philosophy challenging reflective slow-paced

328 pages | first published 2010

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The Promise of Happiness is a provocative cultural critique of the imperative to be happy. It asks what follows when we make our desires and even our own happiness conditional on the happiness of others: “I just want you to be happy”; “I’m happy i...
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