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New Paradigms in Public Policy

Peter Taylor-Gooby (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264935
eISBN:
9780191760365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book reviews some of the most challenging developments in British society as they are understood by policy-makers and by academics. The key point is that academic debates identify a range of ... More


The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Alon Tal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

During the past sixty-eight years, Israel's population has increased from one to eight million people. Such exponential growth has produced acute environmental and social crises in this tiny country. ... More


Globalisation, global ageing and intergenerational change

Chris Phillipson

in Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the interaction between demography and globalisation. It observes that population ageing has been a major factor influencing changes in intergenerational relations, and such a ... More


Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Willow S. Lung-Amam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Beyond the gilded gates of Google, little has been written about the suburban communities of Silicon Valley. Over the past decades, the region's booming tech economy spurred rapid population growth, ... More


Contesting Cyberspace and the Coming Crisis of Authority

Ronald Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski

in Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016780
eISBN:
9780262298919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016780.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the competition for power and control of the factors defining cyberspace contestation. Driving forces of cyberspace contests including the evolution of the cyberspace ... More


Explorations in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903378
eISBN:
9780226903385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903385.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The next two decades will mark a new phase in the demographic transition of the United States as baby boomers become eligible for Social Security and Medicare. Drawing on evidence from the United ... More


The Precarious Position of Immigrants

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the demographic shifts that took place between 2000 and 2012, which saw the composition of immigrants in the United States change greatly. Despite growing in number over the ... More


Transformation and Resistance in the Nueva New South

Mary E. Frederickson

in Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036038
eISBN:
9780813038469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036038.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the demographic shift that has brought the Latino population of the region to over 11 million, with 10 million Latinos living in Texas and Florida and 1.6 million relatively new ... More


The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State

Hannah Gill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834282
eISBN:
9781469603926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899380_gill
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Over recent decades, the Southeast has become a new frontier for Latin American migration to and within the United States, and North Carolina has had one of the fastest growing Latino populations in ... More


The War to End All Wars

THOMAS KIFFMEYER

in Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125091
eISBN:
9780813135175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125091.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although Flem Messer and Jack Rivel were both members of the Appalachian Volunteers (AVs) and were engaged in the earliest projects of the organization, they came from different backgrounds and ... More


Patterns of Labor Force Exits Among Women

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents an individual-level analysis of women's decisions to leave the labor force after marriage and childbirth. It reveals that the factors contributing to women's exit from the labor ... More


An Emergent Betrayal: Tamils and the Development of Selangor’s Plantations

Andrew C. Willford and S. Nagarajan

in Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes the transformation of the plantation industry in Malaysia's commercial heartland, primarily in the state of Selangor, to understand how the bureaucratization of ethnic ... More


The Problem of Race and Chicago’s Great Tivoli Theater

Clovis E. Semmes

in The Black Chicago Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037023
eISBN:
9780252094392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037023.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter historicizes the building of “the great palace theaters” of the early twentieth century, paying particular attention to real-life racial politics. Inspired by the architectural designs ... More


Maternal Effects in Mammals: Conclusions and Future Directions

Jill M. Mateo and Dario Maestripieri

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study of maternal effects in mammals. It suggests that maternal effects occur when a mother's phenotype influences her offspring's phenotype independent ... More


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