Books in category Social Science – Demography | Page 3

  • Storytellers Saints and Scoundrels

    Storytellers, Saints, and Scoundrels
    Kirin Narayan

    All these stories focus on the complex figure of the Hindu ascetic and so sharpen our understanding of renunciation and gurus in South Asia.

  • Multikulturelle Teams in der Altenpflege

    Multikulturelle Teams in der Altenpflege
    Maya Stagge

    Maya Stagge beschäftigt sich im Rahmen einer qualitativen Querschnittsstudie damit, welchen Einfluss die kulturelle Pluralität in Teams der Altenpflege auf das Teamgeschehen, die Zusammenarbeit und die Pflegequalität hat.

  • From Provinces into Nations

    From Provinces into Nations
    Susan Cotts Watkins

    These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

  • The Happiness Effect

    The Happiness Effect
    Donna Freitas

    Have smartphones and social media created a generation of self-obsessed egomaniacs? Absolutely not, Donna Freitas argues in this provocative book.

  • Humanitarian Crises and Migration

    Humanitarian Crises and Migration
    Susan F. Martin, Sanjula Weerasinghe, Abbie Taylor

    This volume is divided into four parts, with an introductory section outlining the parameters of "crisis migration," conceptualizing the term and evaluating its utility.

  • Diffusion Processes and Fertility Transition

    Diffusion Processes and Fertility Transition:
    Committee on Population, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

    This volume is part of an effort to review what is known about the determinants of fertility transition in developing countries and to identify lessons that might lead to policies aimed at lowering fertility.

  • India s Perception Society and Development

    India’s Perception, Society, and Development
    Arup Maharatna

    This book, with its assorted essays of varying depths of scholarship and insightful reflections, attempts to drive home this point more forcefully than ever before.

  • Inequalities in the UK

    Inequalities in the UK
    David Fee, Anémone Kober-Smith

    This book addresses the question of the extent of and responses to inequalities in the UK in 2017 in the wake of the 2008 Great Recession and provides an up-to-date account of the distribution of inequalities, the evolving ways they are …

  • The European Peasant Family and Society

    The European Peasant Family and Society
    Richard L. Rudolph

    This is true not only because the peasant represents the major element of European society through the nineteenth century, but also because many of the main issues in modern historical debate can be studied within the sphere of the peasant …

  • Cities and Their Vital Systems

    Cities and Their Vital Systems
    Advisory Committee on Technology and Society

    Cities and Their Vital Systems asks basic questions about the longevity, utility, and nature of urban infrastructures; analyzes how they grow, interact, and change; and asks how, when, and at what cost they should be replaced.

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