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Introduction

Beverley A. Searle

in Well-being: In search of a good life?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348876
eISBN:
9781447304241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348876.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main theme of the book and details the contents of the chapters contained in it. It presents data from research on the connection between having ... More


Advancing the study of subjective well-being1

Beverley A. Searle

in Well-being: In search of a good life?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348876
eISBN:
9781447304241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348876.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes in detail the factors associated with maintaining and promoting subjective well-being. It reports the findings of new statistical analyses with reference to socio-economic, ... More


A New Paradigm for Panda Research and Conservation: Integrating Ecology with Human Demographics, Behavior, and Socioeconomics

Jianguo Liu, Zhiyun Ouyang, Hemin Zhang, Marc Linderman, Li An, Scott Bearer, and Guangming He

in Giant Pandas: Biology and Conservation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238671
eISBN:
9780520930162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238671.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter proposes a general framework that integrates panda ecology with human demography, socioeconomics, and behavior, and applies it to Wolong Nature Reserve. It summarizes some methods and ... More


Volunteering, geography and welfare: a multilevel investigation of geographical variations in voluntary action

John Mohan, Liz Twigg, Kelvyn Jones, and Steve Barnard

in Landscapes of voluntarism: New spaces of health, welfare and governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346322
eISBN:
9781447302650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346322.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the relationship between individual and area characteristics and the probability that an individual will become a ‘committed volunteer’. According to the General Household ... More


Conclusion: A Glass Half Full

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, and Andy Smith

in Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700439
eISBN:
9781501703737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700439.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter argues that structured contingency is not just an omnipresent part of the economics of the wine industry and of economic activity in general, it is also deeply multiscalar. ... More


The High Cost of Assisted Reproduction

Judith Daar

in The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300137156
eISBN:
9780300229035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137156.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores how cost as a barrier to ART access is more complex than just the high price of medical goods and services transacted in the pursuit of parenthood. Reportedly, assisted ... More


The Changing Demographics of the South and Its Impact on National Politics

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The South has grown more in the past fifty years than any other region, leading to major changes in its economy and the racial/ethnic, gender, generational, socioeconomic, and political composition ... More


The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History

Julia J.S. Sarreal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785976
eISBN:
9780804791229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under Jesuit management, the Guaraní missions of the Río de la Plata region of South America were the largest and most prosperous of all the Catholic missions established to convert, acculturate, and ... More


The Ecuadorian Context

Tammy L. Lewis

in Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter provides an overview of Ecuador socioeconomically, politically, geographically, and environmentally within the global context from the 1970s through 2015. It emphasizes Ecuador’s ... More


Interactions between People and Birds in Urban Landscapes

Richard A. Fuller, Katherine N. Irvine, Zoe G. Davies, Paul R. Armsworth, and Kevin J. Gaston

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

While there is a general concern that urbanization impoverishes human contact with nature, daily interaction, through the widespread provision of food and nesting resources for wildlife, form a part ... More


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