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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
The International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994 represented a remarkable watershed. Not only did it produce an unprecedented degree of agreement among the 179 countries and thousands of non-governmental organizations taking part, it also created a wide-ranging Programme of Action which for the first time offers real chances... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This insightful study provides an overview of the changing employment context in industrialised nations, the risks associated with population ageing and how these are being tackled. Prolonging working lives is high on the agenda of policy makers in most of the world's major industrialised nations, this book explains how they are keen to tackle... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
The volume focuses on the relationship between migration, health and illness in a global context from c.1820 to the present day. It takes a wide range of finely-grained case studies to examine epidemic disease and its containment, chronic illness and mental breakdown and the health management of migrant populations in the modern world. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
How do dealers price contemporary art in a world where objective criteria seem absent? Talking Prices is the first book to examine this question from a sociological perspective. On the basis of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative data, including interviews with art dealers in New York and Amsterdam, Olav Velthuis shows how contemporary... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This book offers a compelling new interpretation of the proliferation of regional trade agreements (RTAs) at the end of the twentieth century. Challenging the widespread assumption that RTAs should be seen as fundamentally similar economic initiatives to pursue free trade, Francesco Duina proposes that the world is reorganizing itself into regions... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
This book provides an up-to-date overview of demographic analysis and methods, including recent developments in demography. Concepts and methods, from the nature of demographic information through data collection and the basics of statistical measures and on to demographic analysis itself are succinctly explained. Measures and analyses of fertility,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people?s lives ? and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative studies, this volume begs to differ. It argues that the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
When this title was first published in 1981, growing concern for the future of cities and those who inhabited them, stimulated by trends in global urbanisation, had resulted in much emphasis being placed on a problem-solving approach to the study of the city. The chapters in this edited collection, a companion to Urban Problems and Planning in the... more...