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Income Inequality After Apartheid

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

in Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines patterns of inequality in South Africa following the end of the apartheid era. It analyzes the overall levels of inequality after apartheid using census data from the 1995 and ... More


‘The City of Illiterates’? Levels of Literacy among Poles and Jews in Warsaw, 1882‒1914

Stephen D. Corrsin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines literacy in Warsaw around the turn of the century, using data from the local census of 1882 and the imperial census of 1897, as well as from selected contemporary surveys. It ... More


Archaeology, Demography, and Roman Economic Growth

Willem Jongman

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter probes the potential of archaeological data for a reconstruction of the demography of ancient Rome. Unfortunately demographic structure is hard to document archaeologically: to calculate ... More


Census Data for 1850 and 1860 and the Defeat of the South

Paul Schor

in Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how census data for 1850 and 1860 contributed to the military defeat of the South in the Civil War. For instance, the main innovation of the 1860 census was the cartographic ... More


The Census and Public Health

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the importance of the census for public health. The US Constitution mandates that each resident of the country be counted at least every 10 years. As the 2020 census ... More


Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Rong Ma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This survey documents Tibetan society over five decades, including population structure in rural and urban areas, marriage and migration patterns, the maintenance of language and traditional culture, ... More


The contemporary British context: social and policy profiles in relation to religion

Rana Jawad

in Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Introduces the contemporary social and policy profiles of the UK in relation to religion. It describes the changing political, social and economic climate in the UK which has engendered more ... More


Introduction

Christopher D. Lloyd, Ian G. Shuttleworth, and David W.S. Wong

in Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447301356
eISBN:
9781447310396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter aims to provide context for the book and the contribution of each chapter. It introduces key recent developments in the definition, conceptualisation and measurement of segregation; it ... More


The Research Sites and Methods

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the gentrification of four sites: two Chicago neighborhoods (Andersonville and Argyle) and two small New England towns (Dresden, Maine; and Provincetown, Massachusetts). ... More


The Mexican American Second Generation in Census 2000: Education and Earnings

Joel Perlmann

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter deploys a methodological innovation to address the often-feared possibility that the Mexican American second generation will assimilate “downward” and develop into an underclass. To ... More


The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

Edward González-Tennant

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056784
eISBN:
9780813053448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056784.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Rosewood Massacre investigates the 1923 race riot that, in a weeklong series of events, devastated the predominantly African American community of Rosewood, Florida. The town was burned to the ... More


Long-term time series of ornithological data

Anders Pape Møller and Wesley M. Hochachka

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

There are numerous sources of data relevant for studies of the effects of climate change. Here we provide a classification of such data and their advantages and drawbacks. Long-term data can be ... More


Brazilian Portuguese and the Ecology of (Post-)Colonial Brazil

J. Clancy Clements

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Vernacular Brazilian Portuguese (VBP) can be characterized by a variety of phonological and morpho-syntactic traits (13 are identified) that are rare to non-existent in Vernacular European ... More


Data and Methods

KC Samir and Michaela PotanČoková

in World Population & Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198813422
eISBN:
9780191919268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813422.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

The preceding chapters have all contributed to building the knowledge base for the actual Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (WIC) projections ... More


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