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Social Policy

  • People, Population Change and Policiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 279.00

    This two-volume work explores social cohesion and the demographic challenges of low birth rates and population aging. Authors approach the topic from the perspective of citizens and policymakers, analyzing attitudes from 14 European countries on demographic trends and expectations towards private networks and public policies. Volume 2 focuses on family... more...

  • Causal Analysis in Population Studiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    The aim of many studies in population research and demography is to explain cause-effect relationships among variables or events. This book presents both theoretical contributions and empirical applications of the counterfactual approach to causal inference. more...

  • Economic and Political Change in Asia and Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This volume explores the applicability of European economic and social models to analysis of East Asia?s and particularly China?s situation. The editors compare and contrast research tools and paradigms of East Asia and Europe, with revealing results. more...

  • Assessment of the Nuclear Programs of Iran and North Koreaby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses the proliferation cases of Iran and North Korea, providing snapshots of the currently known nuclear programs. Analyses failures and weaknesses of past verification activities, and makes innovative suggestions for ways forward. more...

  • Applied Demography and Public Healthby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book shows how applied demographic methods can help address public health issues, with examples from measuring the impact of aging on health care and health costs to cause-specific mortality and maternal health and more. Offers many resources and tools. more...

  • Kriminologie ländlicher Räumeby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    ?Ländliche Räume wurden trotz ihrer sozialräumlichen Besonderheiten bislang kriminologisch kaum umfassend und differenziert betrachtet. Mit dieser Studie liegt eine mittels mehrperspektivischem Forschungsansatz erstellte Kriminologische Regionalanalyse für einen gesamten Landkreis vor. Die Autoren stellen den Einsatz klassischer Forschungsmethoden... more...

  • International Handbook of Rural Demographyby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 299.00

    This essential Springer handbook is one of a series that explore the nexus between demography and social science. It examines the trends and features of rural populations and provides a much-needed comparative assessment for policy makers and researchers. more...

  • Migration and Transformation:by

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Based on findings of the multidisciplinary three-year TRANS-NET research project, this book examines the complex and multi-level processes of migrant transnationalism in four examples: India-United Kingdom, Morocco-France, Turkey-Germany and Estonia-Finland. more...

  • China's Emerging Financial Marketsby

    Springer US 2009; US$ 149.00

    China?s economy has undergone tremendous change. This insightful book examines the evolving Chinese financial system. It provides alternative perspectives of the system?s evolution and its potential contribution to economic growth. more...

  • Aging in Hong Kongby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 129.00

    All countries are facing a demographic transition with increasing life expectancy. This book examines diverse facets of the aging population in Hong Kong, such as demographics, living arrangements, health status, health and social services, and lifestyles. more...