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Social mobility in the elite. To what extent does the probability of attaining elite positions depend on elite origins?

by Sebastian Steidle

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject Sociology - Social System, Social Structure, Class, Social Stratification, grade: 1,3, University of Tubingen (Institut für Soziologie), course: Social Mobility, language: English, abstract: ...

ISBN: 9783668243712

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Summary of The Divide

by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

<p>Summary of The Divide: by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Preview:</strong></p> <p><em>The Divide</em> by Matt Taibbi approaches the complicated topic of the unequal treatment of defendants in the United States ...

ISBN: 9781683782735

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That Floating Bridge

by Benj DeMott

<p>Alive to history in the making (and the weight of the past) this volume examines Obama's presidency and Lyndon Johnson's, the killing of Trayvon Martin and the death of Andrew Breitbart, Occupy Wall Street and &quot;America Beyond ...

ISBN: 9781351486514

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The Curry Coast

Travels in Malabar 500 Years After Vasco Da Gama

by Binoo K. John

<p>Retracing the footsteps of explorer Vasco da Gama 500 years after his arrival on the shores of Calicut, Binoo K. John finds himself in a land of graceful rivers, serene beaches and lush, tropical greenery. At the Kochi and St Angelo forts, ...

ISBN: 9789386050694

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The Economics of Population

Key Classic Writings

by Julian Simon

<p>The economics of population has a long and controversial history as well as an exciting present. Vociferous popular debate, public policy, and population economics have unduly influenced one another: public debate and policy affect the ...

ISBN: 9781351291507

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The Elders' Colony

by Raúl Figueroa

<p>Demographic changes threaten the future of Puerto Rico. The population is shrinking and aging fast. Puerto Ricans are abandoning their homeland after decades of high unemployment rates, violence and sub-par government services. One of few ...

ISBN: 9781311016317

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The Global Prehistory of Human Migration

by Immanuel Ness

<p>Previously published as the first volume of <em>The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration</em>, this work is devoted exclusively to prehistoric migration, covering all periods and places from the first hominin migrations out of Africa ...

ISBN: 9781118970584

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The Happiness Effect

How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost

by Donna Freitas

<p>Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or a lament that young people feel ...

ISBN: 9780190239879

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The Lineaments of Population Policy in India

Women and Family Planning

by Mohan Rao

<p>India is the first country in the world to have an official programme for family planning that commenced in 1952. It has also seen a strong women’s movement to assert reproductive and contraceptive rights. This book brings to the fore several

ISBN: 9781351238748

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The Methods and Materials of Demography

by Shryock, Henry S.

Like the original two-volume work, this work attempts to present a systematic and comprehensive exposition, with illustrations, of the methods used by technicians and research workers in dealing with demographic data. The book is concerned with ...

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The Millennial Mosaic

How Pluralism and Choice Are Shaping Canadian Youth and the Future of Canada

by Reginald W. Bibby, Joel Thiessen & Monetta Bailey

<p><strong>The bottom line: Millennials are looking good</strong></p> <p>There’s a lot of consternation about the Millennial generation — Canada’s youngest adults born since the mid-1980s and now reaching their thirties. But the speculation has

ISBN: 9781459745629

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The New American Suburb

Poverty, Race and the Economic Crisis

by Katrin B. Anacker

<p>The majority of Americans live in suburbs and until about a decade or so ago, most suburbs had been assumed to be non-Hispanic White, affluent, and without problems. However, recent data have shown that there are changing trends among U.S. ...

ISBN: 9781317023104

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The New Face of America: How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority is Changing the United States

How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority Is Changing the United States

by Eric J. Bailey

<p>More and more, the idea of America as a melting pot is becoming a reality. Written from the perspective of multiracial citizens, <em>The New Face of America: How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority Is Changing the United ...

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The Population of Malaysia (Second Edition)

by Saw Swee-Hock

The second edition of this book presents a most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the multiracial population of Malaysia, with painstaking effort and skill of the author in interpreting the vast array of materials and statistics at his ...

ISBN: 9789814620260

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The Puzzle of the American Economy: How Changing Demographics Will Affect Our Future and Influence Our Politics

by Mark A. Pisano

<p>The field of demographics does not focus on the economic impacts and the funding issues resulting from demographic change. Similarly, economics does not take into account demographic changes. The omissions in both fields are negatively ...

ISBN: 9781440853111

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The social system according to Talcott Parson

by Besnik Fetahu

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject Sociology - Social System, Social Structure, Class, Social Stratification, grade: Master of Sociology, University of Prishtina (University of Prishtina), course: Sociology - Social System, ...

ISBN: 9783640778911

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The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey

by Gaquin, Deirdre A.

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey</span><span> pulls details from the American Community Survey (ACS) which provides a portrait of America at a certain point ...

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Unnatural Deaths in the U.S.S.R.

by Iosif G. Dyadkin

<p>This astonishing and sobering account of government- and war-induced civilian deaths in the Soviet Union calculates that Soviet loss of life between 1928 and 1954 was far higher than Western ex-perts have ever believed. Applying mathematical ...

ISBN: 9781351300629

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Why Walls Won't Work

Repairing the US-Mexico Divide

by Michael Dear

<p>When thinking about the border separating the United States from Mexico, what typically comes to mind is an unwelcoming zone with violent, poverty-ridden towns, cities, and maquiladoras on one side and an increasingly militarized network of ...

ISBN: 9780199323906

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Working Lives

Gender, Migration and Employment in Britain, 1945-2007

by Linda McDowell

<p>Full of unique and compelling insights into the working lives of migrant women in the UK, this book draws on more than two decades of in-depth research to explore the changing nature of women’s employment in post-war Britain.</p> <ul> <li>A

ISBN: 9781118349243

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