Ilona Suojanen: Under Pressure to be Happy. How happiness became a requirement

Has happiness become a measure for success?

PhD Ilona Suojanen explores how young professionals perceive happiness at work and in other areas of life. Based on her research and interviews in the UK, the Netherlands and Finland she shares the experience of her own and others, and challenges the view that we make our own happiness.

Original title: Onnellisuuspaineen alla. Kun onnesta tuli pakko.
Gaudeamus 2020, 256 pp.
Foreign rights: Gaudeamus,