Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: inter-generational x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Why Measure Well‐Being?

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247882
eISBN:
9780191596100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247889.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reasons for seeking an index of social well‐being are identified in this chapter. Four are given prominence: (1) to compare well‐being across countries (or communities); (2) to compare well‐being ... More


Intergenerational Well‐Being

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247882
eISBN:
9780191596100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247889.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter offers a framework for developing the notion of inter‐generational well‐being, or ‘social well‐being’ for short.


Economic Institutions and the Natural Environment

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247882
eISBN:
9780191596100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247889.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Three systems of rights to natural resources are studied in Ch. 7: private, communal, and state. Institutional failures are shown to be the cause of inefficiencies and inequities, both in momentary ... More


Economic evaluation in harm prevention: What are the special challenges?

Wendy J. Ungar

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part commences with a review of economic evaluations in child protection, including preventive and treatment interventions for physical abuse, ... More


The Edwardian Condition of Ireland

Terence Brown

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Edwardian period in Ireland saw the emergence of a literary intelligentsia whose reflections on the condition of the country were sociological in content where nineteenth-century writers had ... More


New grandparents: older people in the family

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the family life stage of ‘grandparenthood’ and addresses topical questions about flows of help and support between older and younger generations, and the increasing ... More


Conclusions

Degnen Cathrine

in Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Seven, the concluding chapter, ties the book’s themes together. It offers a series of reflections on the ethnographic method and older age by directly addressing this thematic strand that ... More


Families move into work: skills, training and tax credits

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the work histories and work experience of parents, their ambitions and the role of training in helping mothers in particular back into work. It summarises the evidence from the ... More


Supply-side Influences on Occupational Change: Education and Migration

Daniel Oesch

in Occupational Change in Europe: How Technology and Education Transform the Job Structure

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680962
eISBN:
9780191761010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680962.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter focuses on the supply-side of the labour market – on workers and their qualifications. It argues that firms do not adopt new technologies independently from the type of labour available ... More


Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Aomar Boum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Once a thriving community, by the late 1980s, 240,000 Jews had emigrated from Morocco. Today fewer than 4,000 Jews remain. Despite a centuries-long presence, the Jewish narrative in Moroccan history ... More


Early adulthood and family formation

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the extension of ‘early adulthood’ in contemporary Ireland. It traces changes in the transition to independent household formation amongst young adults, from tightly ordered ... More


The concept and measurement of environmental justice

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Individually and collectively, people around the world have opposed environmental injustice for hundreds of years. However, most commentators agree that the conceptualisation and use of the term ... More


Introduction: War Times and Forms of Life

Mariane C. Ferme

in Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294370
eISBN:
9780520967526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294370.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The introduction explores the temporalities of war’s aftermath and its conceptual framework: it is the latency of a material aftereffect that eludes both agency and consciousness. Among the harms of ... More


International Migration: The Next Frontier

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

We live in an asymmetric world. Despite considerable economic progress, the geographic and inter-generational equity deficit is a drag on future economic development. While governments encourage the ... More


Sustainability: Securing the Present and the Future

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

in Human Development in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the importance of broadening the purview of sustainability to include environmental, economic, and social dimensions. The rationale for this more comprehensive view lies in the ... More


View: