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- Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 129.00
This volume captures the domestication of mobile communication technologies by families in Asia, and its implications for family interactions and relationships. It showcases research on families across a spectrum of socio-economic profiles, from both rural and urban areas, offering insights on children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. While mobile... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99
Dieser Band bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die zentralen theoretischen Debatten und empirischen Grundlagen der Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheit. Führende Expertinnen und Experten geben einen detaillierten Einblick in die relevanten Inhalte und aktuellen Entwicklungen der Disziplin, zum Beispiel die sozialen Determinanten... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99
Der demographische Wandel betrifft nicht nur die Allgemeinbevölkerung, sondern ebenso Menschen mit Einschränkungen in der Teilhabe. Vor diesem Hintergrund ergeben sich Herausforderungen, wie z. B. autonomes Handeln im hohen Alter sichergestellt oder die Lebensqualität von auch zunehmend älter werdenden Randgruppen wie Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
The Social Structure of Modern Britain, Third Edition is a comprehensive account of the social structure of modern Britain. Aspects of social structure are examined from a historical and comparative perspective. The book includes statistical information, not only on the more obvious areas like births, deaths, and immigration, but also on such lesser... more...
- Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00
This edited volume makes a contribution to the literature on happiness research by compiling studies based on cross-national research and from diverse academic disciplines. The book is distinctive in that it contains both theoretical and empirical analyses, investigating relationship between causes of happiness and economic behavior relating to employment,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book analyzes the family and residential trajectories of men and women across the twentieth century, which are placed in a long-term generational perspective and in the historical context where they played out. It brings together a set of studies based on data from the Biographies et Entourage (Life Event Histories and Entourage) survey conducted... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00
This book analyzes and explains the ways in which major developing world cities respond to the challenge of urban violence. The study shows how the political projects that cities launch to confront urban violence are shaped by the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control. It introduces business as a pivotal... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99
Theaim of this work is to provide insight into the process of employee recoveryand well-being in regard to work-related ICT use during after-hours. Therefore,we discuss (1) theories that help us to understand the determinants andoutcomes of this behavior, (2) our core concepts recovery and well-being, and(3) previous empirical findings on ICT use... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95
Ecology and Change: Rural Modernization in an African Community focuses on the geographical study of agricultural practices and agricultural change on the society of the Nhiha of Mbozi Area in southwestern Tanzania, East Africa. The book presents the people; the models of the environment; traditional and evolved agricultural systems operating within... more...