Call for Papers

  • Anthropological and Sociological Aspects of Happiness

  • Are happiness and wellbeing the same thing?
  • Measuring individual and social happiness: what are the indicators?
  • Poverty and happiness in the home
  • Home and its role in children’s happiness. Why is this important?
  • The elderly as “creators” of happiness for children and young people

 

  • Home automation and wellbeing at home

  • Technology and housework: new solutions for reducing physical and cognitive efforts
  • The quality life of elderly people and systems for home automation: usability and accessibility
  • The contribution of SMART technologies to make easier (or difficult) happiness in the home
  • Domotics and the right to privacy
  • Children, Internet and happy relationships in family life
  • The digital divide between generations: how to recover the dialogue
  • ICT introduction and the socio-economic inequality among families: a reason for dissatisfaction?
  • Dinnertime, family dialogue and mobile phone use

 

  • Architecture and global housing challenges: wellbeing and happiness

  • How to design a happy home: new family needs in a time of social changes
  • Suburbs: ugly and unhappy? A challenge for the urban planners
  • Changes in the concept of comfort in history of the house architecture
  • Be homeless/Have home ownership: the relationship between housing and the satisfied life

 

  • Happiness in the urban context: fear and trust and happy neighborhood relations 

  • Loneliness and the decline of relationships in the “Amazon Age”
  • The Social Street phenomenon: towards common management of public spaces
  • Neighbourhoods as a melting pot: new ways for more fulfilling social interaction

 

  • Happiness and housework

  • Interdependency and gratuitousness: psychological and educational outcomes of housework
  • Desperate housewives? How to work more happily at home
  • The home care as a way for acquiring social skills and as precondition for hospitality
  • Why tidying up can change the domestic life: space, objects, emotions
Call for Papers