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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Situational correlates of happiness Physical environment Urbanity Urban/rural
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Urban/rural, city, town, countryside, suburb
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Authors Title / Source Year Campbell, A. The Sense of Well-Being in America.
McGraw-Hill, 1981, New York, USA
Crider, D.M.; Kanagy, C.L.; Willits, F.K. Rurality and Well-Being during the Middle Years of Life.
Social Indicators Research, 1991, Vol. 24, 253 - 268
Dillman, D.A.; Tremblay, K.R. The Quality of Life in Rural America.
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1977, Nr. 429, 115 - 129
Donnenwerth, G.V.; Guy, R.F.; Norvell, M.J. Life Satisfaction among Older Persons: Rural-Urban and Racial Comparisons.
Social Science Quarterly, 1978, Vol. 59, 578 - 583
Fengler, A.P.; Danigelis, N.L.; Little, V.C. Correlates of Dimensions of Happiness in Urban and Nonurban Settings.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1983, Vol. 16, 53 - 65
Fischer, C.S. Urban Malaise.
Social Forces, 1973, Vol. 52, 221 - 235
Hynson, L.M. Rural-Urban Differences in Satisfaction among the Elderly.
Rural Sociology, 1975, Vol. 40, 64 - 66
Inglehart, R.; Rabier, J.R. Aspirations Adapt to Situations - But why are the Belgians much Happier than the French?
Andrews, F.M.;Ed.: "Research on the Quality of Life", ISR, 1986, Ann Arbor, USA, 1 - 56
Inkeles, A. The Fate of Personal Adjustment in the Process of Modernization.
International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 1970, Vol. 11, 81 - 114
Ladewig, H.; McCann, G.C. Community Satisfaction: Theory and Measurement.
Rural Sociology, 1980, Vol. 45, 110 - 131
Lange-Reck, U.M. Self-Concept, School, and Social Setting: A Comparison of Rural Appalachian and Urban Non-Appalachian Sixth Graders.
Journal of Educational Research, 1980, Vol. 74, 49 - 54
Lee, G.L.; Lassey, M.L. Rural-Urban Differences among the Elderly: Economic, Social and Subjective Factors.
Journal of Social Issues, 1980, Vol. 36, 62 - 74
Maddox, H. Happiness, Lifestyle and Environment.
Freshet Press, 1982, Daylesford, Australia
Palisi, B.J.; Ransford, H.E. Effects of Urbanism, Race and Class on Happiness and Physical Health.
Sociological Spectrum, 1987, Vol. 7, 271 - 295
Sauer, W.J.; Boymel, C.; Shehan, C.L. Rural-Urban Differences in Satisfaction among the Elderly: A Reconsideration.
Rural Sociology, 1976, Vol. 41, 269 - 275
Singh, A.; Nichols, N.E. Life Satisfaction among Institutionalised Rural-Urban Elderly in North Caroline.
Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, 1989, Vol. 10, 123 - 145
Srole, L.; Kassan Fischer, A. The Midtown Manhattan Longitudinal Study vs 'The Mental Paradise Lost' Doctrine: A Controversy Joined.
Archives of General Psychiatry, 1980, Vol. 37, 209 - 221
Gordon, R.T Conditions for Happiness.
Houghton, Mifflin, 1951, Boston, USA.
Thompson, A. Quality of Life among Rural Residents in North Carolina.
Wyndham Hall Press, 1985, Bristol, USA
Tweeten, L.; Lu, Y. Attitudes as a Measure of Optimal Place of Residence.
The Social Science Journal, 1976, Vol. 13, 9 - 26
Valena, G.L. Life Satisfaction of the Rural Black Elderly.
Paper presented at Conference Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1986, USA
Youmans, E.G. Health Orientations of Older Rural and Urban Men.
Geriatrics, 1967, Vol. 22, 139 - 147
Youmans, E.G. Poverty and Life Satisfaction: A Rural-Urban Comparison.
Agricultural Experiment Station, Kentucky University, 1971, Lexington, USA
Angst, P.R.; Leepin, P. Le Monde Entier Interviewé. (The Entire World Interviewed.)
La Bâloise. Assurance Company, 1978, Basel, Switzerland
Taves, M.J.; Hansen, G.D. Seventeen Hundred Elderly Citizens.
Rose, A.M.;Ed.: "Ageing in Minnesota", University of Minnesota Press, 1963, USA, 73 - 181
Knauder, S. Life Satisfaction in a Third World Environment.
Paper presented at 13th World Congress of Sociology, 1994, Bielefeld, Germany
Mercier, C. Improving the Quality of Life of People with Severe Mental Disorders.
Social Indicators Research, 1994, Vol. 33, 165 - 192
Veenhoven, R. How Satisfying is Rural Life? Empirical Findings on the Evaluation of Rural Living.
Cécora, J.;Ed.: "Changing Values and Attitudes in Family Households..", FAA Report nr. 296, 1994, Germany, 41 - 52
Palisi, B.J.; Canning, C. Urbanism and Social Psychological Well-Being: A Cross-Cultural Test of Three Theories.
The Sociological Quarterly, 1983, Vol. 24, 527 - 543
Klasen, S. Poverty, Inequality and Deprivation in South Africa: An Analysis of the 1993 Saldru Service.
Social Indicators Research, 1997, Vol. 41, 51 - 94
Mookherjee, H.N. Perceptions of Well-Being among the Older Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Populations in the United States.
Journal of Social Psychology, 1998, Vol. 138, 72 -82
Knauder, S. Globalization, Urban Progress, Urban Problems, Rural Disadvantages. Evidence from Mozambique.
Ashgate, 2000, USA
Schilling, O.; Wahl, H.W. Familiäre Netzwerke und Lebenszufriedenheit alter Menschen in ländlichen und urbanen Regionen. (Family network and satisfaction with life of older people in rural and urban regions).
Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychology, 2002, Vol. 54, 304 - 317
Huschka, D. Entwicklungen der Deutschen Lebensqualität. Die Bundesländen im Vergleich. (Development of the German Quality of Life Former East and West Germany Compared).
Working Paper FS III 02-404, WZB, 2002, Berlin, Germany
Burkholder, R. Chinese Far Wealthier Than a Decade Ago - but Are They Happier?
Gallup Poll News Service, 11 January 2005, Gallup Organization, Washington DC, USA
Best, C.J.; Cummins, R.A.; Lo, S.K. The Quality of Rural and Metropolitan Life.
Australian Journal of Psychology, 2000, Vol. 52, 69 - 74
Spellerberg, A.; Habich, R.; Huschka, D. Quality of Life in Rural Areas. Processes of Divergence and Convergence.
Social Indicators Research, 2007, Vol. 83, 283 - 307
Mollenkopf, H.; Kaspar, R.; Marcellini, F.; Ruoppila, I. Quality of Life in Urban and Rural Areas of Five European Countries: Similarities and Differences.
Hallym International Journal of Aging, 2004, Vol. 6, 1 - 36
Mann, S. Landleben und Landwirtschaft im Kontext der Glücksforschung. (Rural Life and Rural Economy in the Context of Happiness Research).
Agrarforschung, 2006, Vol. 13, 312 - 317
Simon, C.; Steenbekkers, H.M.; Vermeij, L. In de Stad moet je Googelen om Groen te zien. (Why People are Happier in the Country than in Cities).
Schnabel,P.; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", SCP, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 66 - 71
Dolan, P.; Peasgood, T.; White, M.P. Review of Research on the Influences on Personal Well-Being and Application to Policy Making.
Report for Defra, 2006, UK
Wahl, H.W.; Claus, C.; Mollenkopf, H.; Oswald, F. Environmental Aspects of Quality of life in Old Age.
Mollenkopf, H.;Walker, A.;Eds: '''Quality of Life and Old Age", Springer, 2007, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 101 - 122
Shucksmith, M.; Cameron, S.; Merridew, T. First European Quality of Life Survey; Urban-Rural Differences.
Research Report: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2006, Dublin, Ireland
Davey, G.; Chen, Z.; Lau, A.L.D. 'Peace in a Thatched Hut - that is Happiness' : Subjective Wellbeing among Peasants in Rural China.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2009, Vol. 10, 239 - 252
Boelsums, S. Hoe Leefbaar is de Postmoderne Samenleving? (Livability of Postmodern Society)..
Master Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2008, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Frijters, P.; Liu, A.Y.; Meng, X. Are Optimistic Expectations keeping the Chinese Happy?
NCER Working Paper no 37, 2008, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Copestake, J.; Chou, W.J.; Guillen-Royo, M. The Relationship between Economic and Subjective Wellbeing Indicators in Peru.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2009, Vol. 4, 155 - 177
Knight, J.B.; Gunatilaka, R. Great Expectations? The Subjective Well-Being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China.
World Development, 2010, Vol. 38, 113 - 124
Berry, B.J.; Okulicz-Kozaryn, A. Dissatisfaction with City Life: A New Look at Some Old Questions.
Cities, 2009, Vol. 26, 117 - 124
Davern, M.T.; Chen, X. Piloting the Geographic Information System (GIS) Methodology as an Analytic Tool for Subjective Wellbeing Research.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2010, Vol. 5, 105 - 119
O'Brien, D.J.; Patsiorkovski, V.V. Russian Village Household Panel Study, 1995-1997
ICPSR 02816-v1, Ann Arbor, MI
Biswas-Diener, R.; Diener, C.; Tay, L. Happiness in India.
Selin, H.; Davey, G; Eds.: "Happiness Across Cultures. Views of Happiness and Quality of Life in Non-Western Cultures Across Cultures. The History of Non-Western Science 6", Springer, 2012, New York, USA, 13 - 25
Guillen-Royo, M.; Velazco, J. Happy Villages and Unhappy Slums? Understanding Happiness Determinants in Peru.
Selin, H.; Davey, G; Eds.: "Happiness Across Cultures. Views of Happiness and Quality of Life in Non-Western Cultures Across Cultures. The History of Non-Western Science 6.", Springer, 2012, New York, USA, 253 - 270
Kweon, B.S.; Mara, I. Disaggregating the Measurement of Quality of Urban Life Dimensions Across a Complex Metro Region: The Case of Metro Detroit.
Marans,R., W.; Stimson, R., J.; Eds: "Investigating Quality of Urban Life Theory, Methods, and Empirical Research", Springer, 2011, New York , USA, 369 - 384
DeBrauw, ; Moller, V.; Woldehanna, Does Internal Migration Improve Overall Well-Being in Ethiopia?
Working paper
Kopmann, A.; Rehdanz, K. Underestimated Benefits from Periphery: Internal Migration and Subjective Well-being.
Econstor Working Paper, 2014, No. B14-V1, Kiel, Germany
Allain, T.J.; Gomo, Z.A.; Matenga, J.A. Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction in Elderly Zimbabweans.
Central African Journal of Medicine, 1996, Vol. 11, 308 - 311
Grimes, A.; Reinhardt, M. Relative Income and Subjective Wellbeing: Intra-national and Inter-national Comparisons by Settlement and Country Type
Motu Working Paper, 2015, No.15-10, 1 - 37
Knight, J.B.; Gunatilaka, R. Does Economic Growth Raise Happiness in China?
Oxford Development Studies, 2011, Vol. 39, 1 - 24
Jantsch, A.; Hirschauer, N.; Wunder, C. Lebensqualität in Deutschland - Ein Vergleich von städtischen und ländlichen Regionen. (Quality of Life in Germany: A Comparison of Urban and Rural Areas).
Paper presented at the 56th Annual Conference " Lebensqualität in Deutschland", Bonn, 2016, Germany, GEWISOLA.
Requena, F. Rural-Urban Living and Level of Economic Development as Factors in Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicator Research, 2016, Vol. 128, 693 -m708
Sasaki, H. Do Japanese Citizens Move to Rural Areas Seeking a Slower Life? Differences between Rural and Urban Areas in Subjective Well-Being.
5th AIEAA Conference - The changing role of regulation in the bio-based economy, 2016, 1 - 18, Bologna, Italy
Wun'gaen, S.; Jumnianpol, S.; Nuangjamnong, N. Social Well-Being in Thailand 2016: Survey Report.
The Senshu Social Well-Being Review, 2017, Nr. 4, 75 - 83
Easterlin, R.A.; Angelescu McVey, L.; Zweig, J.S. The Impact of Modern Economic Growth on Urban-Rural Differences in Subjective Well-Being
World Development, 2011, Vol. 39, 2187 - 2198,
Guillen-Royo, M.; Camfield, L.; Velazco, J. Basic Needs and Wealth as Independent Determinants of Happiness: An Illustration from Thailand.
Social lndicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 517 - 536
Knight, J.B.; Gunatilaka, R. Rural-Urban Migration and Happiness in China.
World Happiness Report 2018, Chapter 4, 67 - 88
Pholphirul, P. Healthier and Happier? The Urban-Rural Divide in Thailand.
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 2014, Vol. 24, 973 - 985
Wang, D.; Hu, M.; Xu, Q. Testing the Factorial Invariance of the Satisfaction with Life Scale across Chinese Adolescents.
Social Behavior and Personality, 2017, Vol. 45, 505-516.
Gilbert, A.; Colley, K.; Roberts, D. Are Rural Residents Happier? A Quantitative Analysis of subjective Wellbeing in Scotland
Journal of Rural Studies, 2016, Vol. 44, 37 - 45
Takahashi, Y. Representative of a Happiness Survey. Whose Happiness does a Happiness Survey Represent?
Proceedings on 40th Annual Meeting of the Behaviormetric Society of Japan, 2012, 125 - 128
Liang, Y.; Wang, P. Influence of Prudential Value on the Subjective Well-Being of Chinese Urban-Rural Residents
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 118, No. 3, 1249 - 1267
Helliwell, J.F.; Barrington-Leigh, C.; Shiplett, H. How Happy are Your Neighbours? Variation in Life Satisfaction among 1200 Canadian Neighbourhoods and Communities.
Working paper, 2018, Nr. 24592, National Bureau of Economic Research
Amato, P.R.; Zuo, J. Rural Poverty, Urban Poverty, and Psychological Well-Being
The Sociological Quarterly, 1992, Vol. 33, 229-240
Lenzi, C.; Perucca, G. Life Satisfaction across Cities: Evidence from Romania
The Journal of Development Studies, 2016, Vol. 52, 1062 - 1077
Sörensen, J.F.L. Rural-Urban Differences in Life Satisfaction: Evidence from the European Union
Regional Studies, 2014, Vol. 48, 1451 - 1466
Baldry, K.; Patel, L.; Ross, E. A Comparative Case Study of Well-Being in a Rural versus an Urban Coal Mining Community in Mpumalanga, South Africa
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2019, Vol. 5, 95 - 114
Mulcahy, K.; Kollamparambil, U. The Impact of Rural-Urban Migration on Subjective Well-Being in South Africa
The Journal of Development Studies, 2016, Vol. 52, 1357 - 1371
Wienke, C.; Hill, G.J. Does Place of Residence Matter? Rural - Urban Differences and the Wellbeing of Gay Men and Lesbians
Journal of Homosexuality, 2013, Vol. 60, 1256 - 1279
Rukumnuaykit, P. Urbanisation, Poverty and Subjective Well-Being: Empirical Evidence from Thailand
Urban Policy and Research, 2015, vol.33, 98-118.
Amorim, S.M.; deF.P.França, L.H.; Valentini, F. Predictors of Happiness among Retired from Urban and rural Areas in Brazil
Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica, 2017, Vol. 30, 1-8
Burger, M.; Hendriks, M.; Hoogerbrugge, M.; Morrison, P.S. Urban-Rural Happiness Differentials across the World
Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, Jeffrey Sachs, and Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, eds. 2020. World Happiness Report 2020. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Dijkstra, L.; Nichols, S.; Papadimitriou, E. The Degree of Urbanizations' Effect on Happiness
Gallup Blog, July 16, 2020
Cai, S.; Wang, J. Less Advantaged, More Pptimistic? Subjective Well-Being among Rural, Migrant and Urban Populations in Contemporary China
China Economic Review, 2018, Vol. 52, 95 - 110
Biyase, M.; Naanwaab, C. Rural-Urban Differences in Subjective Well-Being for South Africa: Static and Dynamic Approaches
EDWRG Working Paper Series, 2021, Nr. 3, University of Johannesburg, Economic Development and Well-Being Research Group
Ansah, K.O.; Adade, A.E.; AgbadiI, P.; Dey, N.E.Y. Determinants of Life Satisfaction among Ghanaians Aged 15 to 49 Years: A Further Analysis of the 2017/2018 Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey
Plos One, 2022, Vol 17, 1 - 18
Choi, N.Y. A Comparative Study of Stress and Its Coping Methods on the Subjective Well-being of Adolescents in Urban and Rural Areas
Asia-pacific Journal of Convergent Research Interchange, 2020, Vol.6, 21-29