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A Demographic Profile of Christianity in South and Central Asia

Gina A. Zurlo

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The religious makeup of a continent has significant implications not only on beliefs and attitudes of a population, but on politics, economics, and a host of other societal issues. The demographic ... More


Falling Birth Rates and Rural Depopulation

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter five moves from ethnography at the village level to examine the demographics of declining fertility and rural depopulation plaguing many affluent nations. A failure of generational renewal ... More


The Anthropological Demography of Health

Véronique Petit, Kaveri Qureshi, Yves Charbit, and Philip Kreager (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an integrative framework for the anthropological demography of health, a field of interdisciplinary population research grounded in ethnography and in critical examination of the ... More


Resonances

I. G. Simmons

in Global Environmental History: 10,000 BC to AD 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621583
eISBN:
9780748670765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621583.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The book adopts a realist epistemology in terms of relaying ‘facts. It also acknowledges that these are mediated through language and metaphor and also that dissonances between actuality and ... More


Introduction: widening the lens on grandparenting

Virpi Timonen

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

It is important that patterns of contact and transfers of time and material resources between family generations continue to receive attention, yet it is also essential to broaden the enquiry to ... More


The demography of grandparenthood in 16 European countries and two North American countries

Rachel Margolis and Bruno Arpino

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Intergenerational relationships between grandparents and grandchildren can offer tremendous benefits to family members of each generation. The demography of grandparenthood – the timing, length and ... More


Conclusions: the grandparents’ century?

Virpi Timonen

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter contains reflections on the notion that the 21st century could be called the ‘grandparents’ century’. This is a reference to the prediction that, by the middle of this century, there ... More


Geography, demography and cultural factors

Karen P. Corrigan

in Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Northern Ireland (NI) can be divided into a number of distinct geographic and socio-economic areas, an understanding of which is important to any interpretation of the ‘linguistic ecology’ of the ... More


Conclusion

Laurent Bonnefoy

in Yemen and the World: Beyond Insecurity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190922597
eISBN:
9780190943295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922597.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

As this book has shown, Yemen’s interactions with the world are characterized by a form of mutual interdependence. The country is confronted with a number of structural challenges that it will not ... More


A Transplanted Musical Practice Flourishing in the African Diaspora

George Worlasi and Kwasi Dor

in West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 draws on the Ghanaian Ewe conception of “planting a musical genre”—wudodo. So, West African dance drumming is metaphorically a transplanted genre that continues to flourish and “bear ... More


Conclusion: comparing communities, challenging conceptions

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses the key arguments, debates and themes that run throughout the book. It asserts that Muslim immigrants in Newcastle and Bremen have historically performed better in the ... More


Framing the Assyrian Narrative: Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century

Sargon George Donabed

in Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 2 presents a basic history of the Assyrians and explains their demographic distribution before, during and after the First World War. It discusses their involvement in various world ... More


Stafford’s Irish families: The overall picture

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An overall picture of the Irish families who came to Stafford in the nineteenth century is now provided. A total of 206 distinct families settled long-term. Over sixty per cent were initially ... More


A new look at grandparenting

Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This introductory chapter of Contemporary Grandparenting provides an overview of the main themes, arguments and frameworks that research on grandparents has yielded, highlighting how the book ... More


Arrivals

Pablo F. Gómez

in Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the larger historical and social context in which Caribbean epistemological transformations concerning the natural world and human bodies transpired. These transformations ... More


The Child Was to Be His Wife: Patterns of Youthful Marriage in Antebellum America

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Using the marriage of Abel Stearns and Arcadia Bandini as a prism, this chapter demonstrates that youthful marriage was remarkably common in antebellum America, though more so in the South and the ... More


Mexican Indigenismo and the International Fraternity of Science

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexican racial science developed in close relation to foreign scholars and institutions including Corrado Gini of Italy, a proponent of Latin eugenics, Franz Boas, the Carnegie Institution in ... More


Giant otters: using knowledge of life history for conservation

Jessica Groenendijk, Frank Hajek, Paul J. Johnson, and David W. Macdonald

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The giant otter is an endangered South American carnivore with a facultatively cooperative social system that may be affected by local ecology. This chapter synthesises demographic data arising from ... More


Historical Geography

Johannes Koder

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter serves as an introduction to the history and geography of Byzantine Anatolia and to the most important written sources. The chapter considers secular, ecclesiastical, and military ... More


Human Remains

F. Arzu Demirel

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter evaluates information gathered from skeletal remains. Excepting soldiers and monks, the Byzantine population of Anatolia was typically gender-balanced and generally composed of younger ... More


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