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Age Discrimination

An Historical and Contemporary Analysis

by John Macnicol

<p>Age discrimination is a highly topical issue in all industrialised societies, against a background of concerns about shortening working lives and ageing populations in the future. Based upon detailed research, and adopting an ...

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Age Studies

A Sociological Examination of How We Age and are Aged through the Life Course

by Dr. Susan Pickard

<p>&quot;With great rigour, yet an enviable lightness of touch, Susan Pickard has written an engaging and accessible book that students will love.&quot;<br /> <em><strong>- Rosaline Gill, City University London</strong></em></p> <p>&quot;A ...

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Age-Structured Population Dynamics in Demography and Epidemiology

by Hisashi Inaba

<p>This book is the first one in which basic demographic models are rigorously formulated by using modern age-structured population dynamics, extended to study real-world population problems. Age structure is a crucial factor in understanding ...

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Ageing and Digital Technology

Designing and Evaluating Emerging Technologies for Older Adults

by Barbara Barbosa Neves & Frank Vetere

<p>This book brings together Sociologists, Computer Scientists, Applied Scientists and Engineers to explore the design, implementation and evaluation of emerging technologies for older people. It offers an innovative and comprehensive overview, ...

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Ageing through austerity

Critical perspectives from Ireland

by Carney, Gemma M. & Walsh, Kieran

<p>Demographic ageing is identified as a global challenge with significant social policy implications. This book explores these implications, with a particular focus on the pressures and prospects for ageing societies in the context of ...

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Ageing Women in Literature and Visual Culture

Reflections, Refractions, Reimaginings

by Margaret O'Neill, Michaela Schrage-Früh & Cathy McGlynn

<p>This timely collection engages with representations of women and ageing in literature and visual culture. Acknowledging that cultural conceptions of ageing are constructed and challenged across a variety of media and genres, the editors bring

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Ageing, Organisations and Management

Constructive Discourses and Critical Perspectives

by Iiris Aaltio, Albert J. Mills & Jean Helms Mills

<p>This book explores critical perspectives on ageing in organisations and offers both managerial and workplace practices for dealing with this prominent issue. The collection provides cross-disciplinary research on the discursive and ...

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Agency, Structure and the NEET Policy Problem

The Experiences of Young People

by Professor Leslie Bell & Dr Ian Thurlby-Campbell

<p>For many years, government policy has associated young people 'being NEET' (Not in Education, Employment or Training) with educational underachievement, worklessness, generational poverty, poor health, antisocial behaviour, and reduced life ...

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Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict

From Mechanisms to Complex Behavior

by Carlos M. Lemos

<p>This Brief revisits and extends Epstein’s classical agent-based model of civil violence by considering important mechanisms suggested by social conflict theories. Among them are: relative deprivation as generator of hardship, generalized ...

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Agent-Based Modelling in Population Studies

Concepts, Methods, and Applications

by André Grow & Jan Van Bavel

<p>This book examines the use of agent-based modelling (ABM) in population studies, from concepts to applications, best practices to future developments. It features papers written by leading experts in the field that will help readers to better

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Agent-Based Simulation of Organizational Behavior

New Frontiers of Social Science Research

by Davide Secchi & Martin Neumann

<p>The aim of this book is to demonstrate how Agent-Based Modelling (ABM) can be used to enhance the study of social agency, organizational behavior and organizational management. It derives from a workshop, sponsored by the Society for the ...

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Aggression as a Challenge

Theory and research- Current Problems

by Hanna Liberska & Marzanna Farnicka

<p>We live in a world of phenomena created by the human mind and by human experience, namely conflict, aggression, aggressiveness and violence. These phenomena are viewed as constructs of the mind, types of behaviour, particular experiences and ...

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Aging

Concepts and Controversies

by Harry R. Moody & Jennifer R. Sasser

<p>Presenting current research in an innovative text-reader format, <strong>Aging: Concepts and Controversies, <em>Ninth Edition</em></strong> encourages students to become involved and take an informed stand on the major aging issues we face as

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Aging in Hong Kong

A Comparative Perspective

by Jean Woo

<p>With the longest life expectancy for men and the second longest for women, Hong Kong typifies our planet’s aging population. The daily lives of its older adults closely match the advantages and disadvantages experienced by urban elders in ...

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Aging Welfare and Social Policy

China and the Nordic Countries in Comparative Perspective

by Tian-kui Jing, Stein Kuhnle, Yi Pan & others

<p>This perceptive volume presents conceptual, theoretical, and empirical approaches to social policy analysis comparing China and Nordic countries in their treatment of the elderly. An international panel of experts offers valuable policy ...

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Aging Workers and the Employee-Employer Relationship

by P. Matthijs Bal, Dorien T.A.M. Kooij & Denise M. Rousseau

<p>This book focuses on the aging workforce from the employment relationship perspective. This innovative book specifically focuses on how organizations can ensure their aging workers remain motivated, productive and healthy. In 15 chapters, ...

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Aging: Culture, Health, and Social Change

by David N. Weisstub, David C. Thomasma, S. Gauthier & others

<p>This is the first of three volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Leading scholars from a range of disciplines contest some of the predominant paradigms on aging, and critically assess ...

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Agonistic Democracy

Constituent Power in the Era of Globalisation

by Mark Wenman

<p>This pioneering book delivers a systematic account of agonistic democracy, and a much-needed analysis of the core components of agonism: pluralism, tragedy, and the value of conflict. It also traces the history of these ideas, identifying the

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Agri-Food and Rural Development

Sustainable Place-Making

by Professor Terry Marsden

The agri-food and rural development world has experienced significant changes in recent years. The evolution towards globalized and highly complex food supply systems has been accompanied by growing competition, reduced state subsidies as well ...

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Agricultural Knowledge and Knowledge Systems in Post-Soviet Societies

by Conrad Schetter, Anna-Katharina Hornidge & Anastasiya Shtaltovna

<p>This volume addresses the crucial role of knowledge and innovation in coping with and adapting to socio-economic and political transformation processes in post-Soviet societies. Unique are the bottom up or micro-sociological and ethnographic ...

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