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The Politics of Numbers: Fertility Statistics in Recent Decades

Thomas Scharping

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter critically examines China's recent demographic data, especially the impact of the family planning programme on the quality of fertility data. It identifies various kinds of registration ... More


Demographic Perspectives on Sexual Orientation

Gary J. Gates

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes existing literature that describes the demographic, economic, and geographic characteristics of lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations. It begins with a discussion of some of ... More


Communicative Processes and Maternal Behavior

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0057
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter concludes the book by summarizing its theory and research findings and emphasizing the centrality of communicative processes in the effects of schooling on maternal behavior related to ... More


Appendix: The Study

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the aims of this study and gives further details regarding the methods of research used. The study generally attempted to evaluate how the market behaviour of professional ... More


Baby Boomer Demographic Profile and Trends

Melvin Delgado

in Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the demographic profile of baby boomers, including age distribution, geographic location, racial and ethnic breakdown, as well as other important demographic parameters. ... More


Company and Crown: c.1821 to c.1871

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

There were positive and negative developments during this time. However, demographic data became much fuller. Despite famines and epidemics, there was appreciable population growth. By 1871 India’s ... More


Jewish Majority and Jewish Minority in Israel: The Demographic Debate

Arnon Soffer

in The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines demographic debates regarding issues of majority versus minority Jewish populations in Israel. It explains that demographic data are the basis for a geo-political analysis of ... More


“Making History”: Drawing Conclusions, Looking Forward

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

in Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter summarizes the profile of today's immigrating women, synthesizes the interpretations from these women's “emic” perspectives regarding their own agency, and gleans from these ... More


Activation and the Dutch Frontline

Mark Considine, Jenny M. Lewis, Siobhan O’Sullivan, and Els Sol

in Getting Welfare to Work: Street-Level Governance in Australia, the UK, and the Netherlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198743705
eISBN:
9780191803840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743705.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter seven presents the Dutch survey data, and shows how work practices have changed in the Netherlands and how frontline staff have responded to the shifting policy settings. Changes to the Dutch ... More


Mental Health and Living Polygyny

Debra Majeed

in Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060774
eISBN:
9780813051253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060774.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the emotional aspect of polygyny--its undeniable effects on marital harmony and on the decisions children make about how or whether they will practice Islam once they are on ... More


Driving Change at the Australian Frontline

Mark Considine, Jenny M. Lewis, Siobhan O’Sullivan, and Els Sol

in Getting Welfare to Work: Street-Level Governance in Australia, the UK, and the Netherlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198743705
eISBN:
9780191803840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743705.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 3 presents the frontline survey data for Australia. It shows how frontline staff changed their mode of working with jobseekers; working with employers; managing their time; and their ... More


When Less is More—Transforming the UK Frontline

Mark Considine, Jenny M. Lewis, Siobhan O’Sullivan, and Els Sol

in Getting Welfare to Work: Street-Level Governance in Australia, the UK, and the Netherlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198743705
eISBN:
9780191803840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743705.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 5 presents the frontline survey data from the UK from 1998 until 2012. It shows a system undergoing major change as caseloads increase and the system becomes more focused on the profit ... More


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