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Correlates of Quality of Life in New Migrants to Hong Kong from Mainland China

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  • Winky Wong

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  • Kee-Lee Chou
  • Nelson Chow

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  • Winky Wong & Kee-Lee Chou & Nelson Chow, 2012. "Correlates of Quality of Life in New Migrants to Hong Kong from Mainland China," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 107(2), pages 373-391, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:107:y:2012:i:2:p:373-391 DOI: 10.1007/s11205-011-9853-2
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    1. Isabella Ng & Siu-yau Lee & Winky Wong & Kee-Lee Chou, 2015. "Effects of Perceived Discrimination on the Quality of Life Among New Mainland Chinese Immigrants to Hong Kong: A Longitudinal Study," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 120(3), pages 817-834, February.
    2. Dmitry S. Grigoryev, 2015. "Ethnic and Religious Identification, Acculturation Attitudes and the Socio-Economic Adaptation of Immigrants," HSE Working papers WP BRP 37/PSY/2015, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
    3. Thomas Vroome & Marc Hooghe, 2014. "Life Satisfaction among Ethnic Minorities in the Netherlands: Immigration Experience or Adverse Living Conditions?," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(6), pages 1389-1406, December.

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    Quality of life; Depression; Immigrants; China; Hong Kong;

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