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Most People are Pretty Happy, but There is Cultural Variation: The Inughuit, The Amish, and The Maasai

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  • Robert Biswas-Diener
  • Joar Vittersø
  • Ed Diener

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 6 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (09)
    Pages: 205-226

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:6:y:2005:i:3:p:205-226

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    1. Jyotsna Agrawal & Pratima Murthy & Mariamma Philip & Seema Mehrotra & K. Thennarasu & John John & N. Girish & V. Thippeswamy & Mohan Isaac, 2011. "Socio-demographic Correlates of Subjective Well-being in Urban India," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 101(3), pages 419-434, May.
    2. Michael Busseri & Stan Sadava, 2013. "Subjective Well-Being as a Dynamic and Agentic System: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 1085-1112, August.
    3. Keith Cox & Antonio Casablanca & Dan McAdams, 2013. "“There is Nothing Good About this Work:” Identity and Unhappiness Among Nicaraguan Female Sex Workers," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(5), pages 1459-1478, October.
    4. Dianne Vella-Brodrick & Nansook Park & Christopher Peterson, 2009. "Three Ways to Be Happy: Pleasure, Engagement, and Meaning—Findings from Australian and US Samples," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 90(2), pages 165-179, January.
    5. Robert Biswas-Diener & Joar Vittersø & Ed Diener, 2010. "The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 97(2), pages 229-246, June.
    6. Matt Vassar & Jason Ridge & Aaron Hill, 2008. "Inducing Score Reliability from Previous Reports: An Examination of Life Satisfaction Studies," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 87(1), pages 27-45, May.
    7. Dora Gudmundsdottir, 2013. "The Impact of Economic Crisis on Happiness," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 110(3), pages 1083-1101, February.
    8. Zhenghui Chen & Gareth Davey, 2008. "Normative Life Satisfaction in Chinese Societies," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 89(3), pages 557-564, December.
    9. Keith Cox, 2012. "Happiness and Unhappiness in the Developing World: Life Satisfaction Among Sex Workers, Dump-Dwellers, Urban Poor, and Rural Peasants in Nicaragua," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 103-128, March.
    10. Veenhoven, Ruut, 2008. "How universal is happiness?," MPRA Paper 16853, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Jun 2008.
    11. Ruut Veenhoven, 2010. "Life is Getting Better: Societal Evolution and Fit with Human Nature," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 97(1), pages 105-122, May.
    12. Zhenghui Chen & Gareth Davey, 2009. "Subjective Quality of Life in Zhuhai City, South China: A Public Survey Using the International Wellbeing Index," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 91(2), pages 243-258, April.

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