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Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      University of Akureyri, 2017.
    • Publication Date:
      2017
    • Collection:
      LCC:Geography (General)
    • Abstract:
      Our analysis reveals that well-being is higher among immigrants in northern Iceland with strong social capital and with some connections to local networks. Individuals often resort to individual rationale to explain their circumstances, their choices and their subsequent well-being. We begin the discussion by very briefly reviewing the literature on well-being and by introducing the context in which the study was realised. In the following section, we examine the relationship between feelings of well-being and the urban environment; then we explore the belief that opportunities are plentiful in this northern town, and finally look at the relationship between the social support of immigrants and their well-being.
    • File Description:
      electronic resource
    • ISSN:
      1670-6242
    • Relation:
      http://nome.unak.is/wordpress/volume-12-no-1-2017/double-blind-peer-reviewed-article/immigrants-experiences-happiness-well-northern-iceland/; https://doaj.org/toc/1670-6242
    • Rights:
      Journal Licence: CC BY-SA
    • Accession Number:
      edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      STÉPHANIE BARILLÉ; MARKUS MECKL. Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland. Nordicum-Mediterraneum, [s. l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. A3, 2017. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428. Acesso em: 29 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Stéphanie Barillé, Markus Meckl. Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland. Nordicum-Mediterraneum. 2017;12(1):A3. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428
    • APA:
      Stéphanie Barillé, & Markus Meckl. (2017). Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland. Nordicum-Mediterraneum, 12(1), A3.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Stéphanie Barillé, and Markus Meckl. 2017. “Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-Being in Northern Iceland.” Nordicum-Mediterraneum 12 (1): A3. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428.
    • Harvard:
      Stéphanie Barillé and Markus Meckl (2017) ‘Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland’, Nordicum-Mediterraneum, 12(1), p. A3. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428 (Accessed: 29 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Stéphanie Barillé & Markus Meckl 2017, ‘Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland’, Nordicum-Mediterraneum, vol. 12, no. 1, p. A3, viewed 29 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Stéphanie Barillé, and Markus Meckl. “Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-Being in Northern Iceland.” Nordicum-Mediterraneum, vol. 12, no. 1, Mar. 2017, p. A3. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Stéphanie Barillé, and Markus Meckl. “Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-Being in Northern Iceland.” Nordicum-Mediterraneum 12, no. 1 (March 1, 2017): A3. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Stéphanie Barillé, Markus Meckl. Immigrants’ Experiences of Happiness and Well-being in Northern Iceland. Nordicum-Mediterraneum [Internet]. 2017 Mar 1 [cited 2020 Oct 29];12(1):A3. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.596d455c68ab464f8a6f8324cccc9785&custid=s8280428