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  • Eyþórsson, Grétar Þór; Önnudóttir, Eva (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2017)
    In the Icelandic local government election in 2014 turnout was lower than ever before, and four years earlier it had already decreased considerably. In this article, the authors examine abstainers’ personal reasoning for not casting a vote. Using survey ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2014-04-27)
    Prior research has demonstrated that migration intentions are a moderate to strong predictor of individual-level migration across a wide range of countries, but their value for predicting community-level population change remains unclear. Analyses ...
  • Ásgeirsdóttir, Sigurbjörg K.; Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J. (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2016-12-16)
    Í greininni er fjallað um atvinnu og atvinnuuppbyggingu í dreifbýli, hvernig hún horfir við íbúum á landsbyggðinni og hvaða áhrif hún hefur á stöðu kynjanna. Seinni hluta síðustu aldar einkenndust aðgerðir stjórnvalda af tilraunum til að bregðast við ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Elsevier BV, 2014-12)
    Work travel is an important alternative to out-migration in rural areas characterized by a limited range of jobs. The size of local labour markets is determined in part by geography and tradition, but advances in transportation have the potential to ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín; Sigurðardóttir, Zuilma Gabriela; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla (American Psychological Association (APA), 2017-04)
    This article describes the development and results of behavioral training via telecommunication for three caregivers of children with autism. A single-subject, multiple baseline experimental design, replicated across caregivers, preschool children with ...
  • Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Fenger, Kristjana; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2015)
    The aim of this paper is to present a study on attitudes of the population in Fjallabyggð towards access to healthcare service and its diversity and quality, in an age of austerity, which the restructuring after the economic collapse of 2008 demanded, ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2018-11-02)
    Flest byggðarlög á Íslandi einkennast af miklum hreyfanleika og háu hlutfalli aðfluttra íbúa. Innan við helmingur fullorðinna íbúa Akureyrar, Dalvíkur og Húsavíkur eru innfædd og aðeins um 14% íbúanna hafa aldrei búið annars staðar. Um helmingur þeirra ...
  • Edvardsdóttir, Anna Guðrún (2016-12)
    The expansion of the knowledge society became a regional policy issue in Iceland and Scotland in the 1990s. Attention was increasingly paid to the development of the knowledge society in rural areas, especially higher education and research activities. ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Ingibjörg (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    Í þessari grein er skoðað hvað einkenni þróun fyrirtækja í hestamennsku (e. horse industry) á Íslandi og hverjar séu helstu ástæður þess að hestamennska sem áhugamál eða lífsstíll er þróuð yfir í fyrirtæki. Auk þess er rýnt í það hver sé þáttur ...
  • Oddsson, Guðmundur; Hill, Andrew (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2021-04-29)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar eru að kortleggja þróun mannafla íslensku lögreglunnar frá árinu 2007, skoða lögregluna í evrópskum samanburði og greina upplifun dreifbýlislögreglumanna af helstu áskorunum þeirra og bjargráðum. Notast er við fyrirliggjandi ...
  • Seyfrit, Carole L.; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Ólafsson, Kjartan (Informa UK Limited, 2010-11-02)
    Rural communities in Iceland have been profoundly affected by natural resource management policies. As part of a regional development strategy, a large aluminum smelter and 650-megawatt hydroelectric plant were built in the sparsely populated Eastfjords ...
  • Meckl, Markus; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína; Aradóttir, Lilja Rós; Viðarsdóttir, Karitas Nína; Sölvason, Ómar Hjalti; Murdock, Elke; Skaptadóttir, Unnur Dís; Wojtyńska, Anna; Wendt, Margrét; Guðmundsson, Birgir; Eyþórsson, Grétar Þór; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Barillé, Stéphanie; Hoffmann, Lara; Ragnarsdottir, Hanna (Háskólinn á Akureyri, 2020-12)
  • Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Kristofersson, Gisli; Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Sigurðsson, Stefán B; Arnadottir, Solveig A; Steingrimsson, Jon; Gunnarsdottir, Elin (Informa UK Limited, 2019-11-29)
    Little is known about self-rated health (SRH) of older people living in more remote and Arctic areas. Iceland is a high-income country with one of the lowest rates of income inequality in the world, which may influence SRH. The research aim was to study ...
  • Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Fenger, Kristjana; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Taylor & Francis Open, 2017-01-01)
    Iceland is sparsely populated but social justice and equity has been emphasised within healthcare. The aim of the study is to examine healthcare services in Fjallabyggð, in rural northern Iceland, from users’ perspective and evaluate social justice, ...