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'Social Capital' in deprived neighborhoods

A critical review of social capital concepts in the context of neighborhood renewal policies in Germany

by Christoph Kraschl

Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject Sociology - Social System, Social Structure, Class, Social Stratification, grade: 8.5 (excellent), University of Amsterdam (International School of Humanities and Social Sciences), course: Social ...

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A Concise History of World Population

by Massimo Livi Bacci

<p>The latest edition of this classic text has been updated to reflect current trends and implications for future demographic developments. The areas of Africa, international migration and population and environment have been strengthened and ...

ISBN: 9781119029304

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A Country of Strangers

Blacks and Whites in America

by David K. Shipler

<p><strong>A Country of Strangers</strong> is a magnificent exploration of the psychological landscape where blacks and whites meet. To tell the story in human rather than abstract terms, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David K. Shipler ...

ISBN: 9781101973592

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A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

<p>A Modest Proposal written by Jonathan Swift.This book will tell you about economy troubles by selling children as food for rich guys.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001131611

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A World of Populations: Transnational Perspectives on Demography in the Twentieth Century

by Hartmann, Heinrich

<p> Demographic study and the idea of a "population" was developed and modified over the course of the twentieth century, mirroring the political, social, and cultural situations and aspirations of different societies. This growing field ...

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Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations

by Lewin, David

Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Volume 6 presents papers that tackle concerns in industrial and labor relations. The book is comprised of eight chapters; each chapter reviews a study that discusses issues in industrial and labor ...

ISBN: 9781483102139

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Against the Stream

Reflections of an Unconventional Demographer

by William Petersen

<p>With the insight and clarity that mark all of Petersen's writings, Against the Stream brings together reflections of an unconventional demographer. Thirteen essays on various topics become a cohesive unit by virtue of the author's unique ...

ISBN: 9781351533317

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Aging in America

by Scardamalia, Robert L.

<span><span>Today, concerns about the financial stability of Social Security, trends in disability, health care costs, and the supply of caregivers are all driven by the coming explosion in population over the age of 65. </span><span ...

ISBN: 9781598888645

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Aging in Israel

Research, Policy and Practice

by Sara Carmel

<p>In the twentieth century, all developed nations began to undergo unprecedented demographic changes, as their birth rates declined, and life expectancies increased significantly --an average of thirty years in less than a century. These ...

ISBN: 9781351533195

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An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, Volume Two

by John Locke

<p>An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689 with the printed title An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. He describes the ...

ISBN: 1230000278670

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An Essay on the Principle of Population

by Thomas Malthus

<p>The book An Essay on the Principle of Population was first published in 1798 under the alias Joseph Johnson.,[1] but the author was soon identified as Thomas Robert Malthus. While it was not the first book on population, it has been ...

ISBN: 1230000278678

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An Essay on the Principle of Population

by Thomas Malthus

One of the most influential works of its era on the subject of population growth Thomas Malthus's "An Essay on the Principle of Population" was first published anonymously in 1798. In it Malthus describes his "Iron Law of Population" which ...

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An essay on the principle of population

by THOMAS MALTHUS

<p>This work has been recognized as the most influential work of his time. A key part of the book has been devoted to what is now known as the law of the people of the Malthus thorn. This theory suggested that rising population rates would ...

ISBN: 9788827823835

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Anticipations (Annotated)

Of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress upon Human life and Thought

by H. G. Wells

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author). <br/>*An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience. <br/>*This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errors. 

ISBN: 1230001961430

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Are Black Men Doomed?

by Alford A. Young Jr.

<p>Life for too many African American men is a battle with extreme disadvantage, a fight for survival, and a struggle for dignity in a society which labels them a &quot;problem.&quot; For more than 30 years, most of the effort put toward ...

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Are Changing Constituencies Driving Rising Polarization in the U.S. House of Representatives?

by Jesse Sussell & James A. Thomson

<p>This report addresses two questions: first, whether the spatial distribution of the American electorate has become more geographically clustered over the last 40 years with respect to party voting and socioeconomic attributes; and second, ...

ISBN: 9780833088628

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Are They Serious? The Discourses of Family Planning, Bio-Citizenship and Nationalism in the Philippines

by Paul Mathews

<p>This book explores the discourses of bio-medicine (ie. Family Planning), nationalism and citizenship specifically in the Philippines. Little has been researched into how the biomedical discourse has helped constitute the nature of citizenship

ISBN: 9781370152902

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Birth, Death, and Religious Faith in an English Dissenting Community

A Microhistory of Nailsworth and Hinterland, 1695–1837

by Albion M. Urdank

<p>This study lies at the intersection of three principal areas of social history: demography, religion, and quantitative methods. It is a microanalysis of an English population at the level of the Anglican parish, during the era of the ...

ISBN: 9781498523530

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Born at the Right Time

A History of the Baby Boom Generation

by Doug Owram

<p>It is rare in history for people to link their identity with their generation, and even rarer when children and adolescents actually shape society and influence politics. Both phenomena aptly describe the generation born in the decade ...

ISBN: 9781442659018

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