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Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Douglas Besharov and Karen Baehler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The story of China’s spectacular economic growth is well known. Less well known is the country’s equally dramatic, though not always equally successful, social policy transition. Between the ... More


* Urban Residence, Rural Employment, and the Future of Amazonian Forests

Christine Padoch, Angela Steward, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Louis Putzel, and Medardo Miranda Ruiz

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The movement of rural people to cities and the growth of urban areas are processes that have historically had important impacts on rural environments, including forests. How rural-urban migration ... More


A Sociogenetic Approach to Migration and Urbanization in Peruvian Amazonia: Implications for Population Architecture

Randy E. David and Bartholomew Dean

in Human Migration: Biocultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190945961
eISBN:
9780197555439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945961.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter addresses what is termed “sociogenetic cosmopolitanism,” the dynamic interplay of social and genetic forces underpinning migration and urbanization. The constant movement of people and ... More


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