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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

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

<b>A Country of Strangers</b> 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 bypasses both ...

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 Portrait of America

The Demographic Perspective

by John Iceland

<I>Portrait of America </I>describes our nation’s changing population and examines through a demographic lens some of our most pressing contemporary challenges, ranging from poverty and economic inequality to racial tensions and health ...

ISBN: 9780520959101

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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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Africa Rising: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

by Drummond, Paulo

Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly harnessed, can translate into ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781420948127

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Anticipations

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

by H.G. Wells

<p>Mr. Well's essays on the future are a little like his novels on the future; they present an interesting picture of mechanical devices, but leave out of account the human equation almost as completely as the most profound political economist ...

ISBN: 1230000276228

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

by Jesse Sussell & James A. Thomson

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, ...

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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

<span style="line-height:2"><span>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,

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 ...

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Bridging Divides: Ethno-Political Leadership among the Russian Sami

by Overland, Indra

<p> The Sami are a Northern indigenous people whose land, Sapmi, covers territory in Finland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden. For the Nordic Sami, the last decades of the twentieth century saw their indigenous rights partially recognized, a ...

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Business Statistics of the United States 2015: Patterns of Economic Change

by Ockert, Susan

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Business Statistics of the United States</span><span> is a comprehensive and practical collection of data from as early as 1890 that reflects the nation&#39;s economic performance. </span></span> ...

ISBN: 9781598887952

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Changes of the welfare state in the US and Germany. The notion 'citizenship' and the reactions in public

by Daniela Keller

Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2005 in the subject Sociology - Social System, Social Structure, Class, Social Stratification, grade: A, San Diego State University (Sociology), 15 entries in the bibliography, language: English, ...

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Cohabitation, Family & Society

by Nazio, Tiziana

<P>This book deals with the process of the diffusion of cohabitation in Europe and discusses its impact upon fundamental changes in family formation. It makes use of highly dynamic statistical modelling that takes into account both changes ...

ISBN: 9781134205639

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County and City Extra 2014: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book

by Gaquin, Deirdre A.

<span><span>Find out how your county or city measures up with others across the United States! Updated annually to guarantee convenient access to current statistical information, </span><span style="font-style:italic;">County and City ...

ISBN: 9781598887204

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