Gross National Happiness : A Set of Discussion Papers
Edited by Sonam Kinga, Karma Galay, Phuntsho Rapten and Adam Pain.
First Published: June 1999
After the Chairman of the Council of Ministers’ keynote speech at the UNDP Millennium Meeting for Asia and the Pacific in Seoul (30 October – 1 November), was published in Kuensel, the weekly newspaper of Bhutan, several scholars reacted to his speech by expressing their own ideas of Gross National Happiness. This publication is a collection of articles by different authors.
You can download the different articles in this publication from the following table.
|1||Gross National Happiness: an introductory editorial. (PDF: 19KB)|
|2||Gross National Happiness and Human Development – Searching for Common Ground (PDF: 16KB) by Lyonpo Jigmi Thinley|
|3||Values and Development “Gross National Happiness” (PDF: 34KB)by Lyonpo Jigmi Thinley|
|4||Gross National Happiness – Bhutan’s Vision of Development and its Challenges (PDF: 81KB) by Stefan Priesner|
|5||Gross National Happiness: a Respite from a Biblical Economy or Attaining Utopia? (PDF: 24KB) by Vladimir Stehlik|
|6||Gross National Happiness: a tribute (PDF: 15KB) by Thakur Singh Powdyal|
|7||Development with sparks. Placing the hamburger in the mandala (PDF: 115KB) by Diederik Prakke|
|8||Gross National Happiness: Concepts for the Debate (PDF: 50KB) by Khenpo Phuntshi Tashi, Diedrick Prakke and Sammdu Chettri|
|9||Gross National Happiness (PDF: 46KB) by Guy Sharrock|
|10||Accountability and Gross National Happiness (PDF: 28KB) by Dasho Meghraj Gurung|