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A Century of British Geography

A Century of British Geography

Ron Johnston and Michael Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

These chapters in this book trace the evolution of British geography as an academic discipline during the last hundred years, and stress how the study of the world we live in is fundamental to an ... More

Coming of Age in AmericaThe Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

Mary Waters (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520270923
eISBN:
9780520950184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270923.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

What is it like to become an adult in twenty-first-century America? This book takes us to four very different places—New York City; San Diego; rural Iowa; and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to explore the ... More

Displacement and ExileThe State-Refugee Relations in India

Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Abhijit Dasgupta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This volume highlights some emerging issues in the study of displaced persons in India, like the agency and voices of people who flee across an international border, the identities they forge for ... More

The Institutional Context of Population ChangePatterns of Fertility and Mortality across High-Income Nations

The Institutional Context of Population Change: Patterns of Fertility and Mortality across High-Income Nations

Fred C. Pampel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645254
eISBN:
9780226645278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645278.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Despite having similar economies and political systems, high-income nations show persistent diversity. This work looks at fertility, suicide, and homicide rates in eighteen high-income nations to ... More

Marriage and Cohabitation

Marriage and Cohabitation

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226798660
eISBN:
9780226798684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226798684.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

In an era when half of marriages end in divorce, cohabitation has become more commonplace and those who do get married are doing so at an older age. So why do people marry when they do? And why do ... More

Max Weber in America

Max Weber in America

Lawrence A. Scaff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Max Weber, widely considered a founder of sociology and the modern social sciences, visited the United States in 1904 with his wife Marianne. The trip was a turning point in Weber's life and it ... More

Migration MattersMobility in a Globalizing World

Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This book is about migration futures: the transnational movement of people and the portability of skills in a globalizing world. It explores why in recent decades, development has produced outcomes ... More

The Moral NeoliberalWelfare and Citizenship in Italy

The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Andrea Muehlebach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in this book, it is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist transformation. Set ... More

Public Health and Private WealthStem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic Bodies

Public Health and Private Wealth: Stem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic Bodies

Sarah Hodges and Mohan Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199463374
eISBN:
9780199086993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463374.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Population and Demography

Poverty was the predominant paradigm within which science policy was constructed in the late colonial, nationalist, and post-independence eras of India. Whether as critics of its poverty or as ... More

Social-spatial segregationConcepts, processes and outcomes

Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

Christopher D. Lloyd, Ian G. Shuttleworth, and David W. Wong (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447301356
eISBN:
9781447310396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This edited volume brings together leading researchers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe to look at the processes leading to segregation and its implications. With a ... More

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