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  • Planvolle Steuerung gesellschaftlichen Handelnsby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.99

    Vorbemerkung.- Planvolle Steuerung gesellschaftlichen Handelns und das teleologische Paradigma.- Auf dem Weg zu einer vergleichenden Gesellschaftstechnik.- Über die neue Strategie in der Forschung, der Theoriebildung und im Handeln.- Die Rolle utopischer Modelle im Bereich der Gesellschaftstechnik.- Auf dem Weg zu einer allgemeinen Theorie der Steuerung... more...

  • Manipulation der Meinungsbildungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.99

    Die Abhängigkeit der Massenmedien von den Werbeeinnahmen und dem Anzeigenteil.- Zur Ausgangsfragestellung.- Die Bedeutung der Werbung im Spätkapitalismus.- Werbung und Massenmedien.- Anzeigenabhängigkeit und Konjunkturanfälligkeit.- Die Verteilung der Werbeaufwendungen auf die Werbeträger.- Die ?Wettbewerbsverzerrung? zwischen Presse und Werbefernsehen.-... more...

  • Community Interventionby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00

    Community Intervention: Clinical Sociology Perspectives showcases important efforts to improve the quality of life in communities around the world. The book, a project of the clinical sociology division of the International Sociological Association, describes the interdisciplinary field of clinical sociology in relation to community improvement.... more...

  • Issues of Gender and Sexual Orientation in Humanitarian Emergenciesby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Natural and manmade disasters do not affect everyone equally, especially when resources are not equally accessible. Girls and women in particular face heightened risks of violence and abuse, and many countries bar female-headed households from receiving aid. Across the globe, a wider understanding of gender issues is needed to craft effective policies... more...

  • 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...

  • Opportunities and Challenges for Applied Demography in the 21st Centuryby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 259.00

    This book presents papers from the national conference on Applied Demography held in January 2010. It reflects the rapid change in contemporary applied demography and includes papers that deal with applied demography in Australia, Canada, Estonia, and Mexico. more...

  • Economic and Political Change in Asia and Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Applied Demography and Public Healthby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Old Age In Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 49.95

    Europe currently is the oldest continent in the world and its population is still ageing. This demographic shift affects society, economy, and welfare states. Scholars from various disciplines and the public noted this development and wonder what effects it may have, but lack adequate information. They call for explanations that are concise and easily... more...