European Immigration: A Sourcebook (Research in Migration by Anna Triandafyllidou,Ruby Gropas

By Anna Triandafyllidou,Ruby Gropas

absolutely up to date and containing chapters at the new european member states and the try and shape a typical european migration coverage, this re-creation of ecu Immigration: A Sourcebook offers a accomplished review of the developments and advancements in migration in all european nations. With chapters following a standard constitution to facilitate direct overseas comparisons, it not just examines the interior affairs of every member country, but in addition explores either migratory traits in the european itself and the results for eu immigration of wider worldwide occasions, together with the Arab Spring and the realm monetary crisis.

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Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan by Ekaterina Hertog

By Ekaterina Hertog

As is the case in Western industrialized nations, Japan is seeing an increase within the variety of single undefined, later marriages, and divorces. What units Japan aside, despite the fact that, is that the proportion of kids born out of wedlock has not often replaced long ago fifty years. This booklet presents the 1st systematic examine of unmarried motherhood in modern Japan.

Seeking to reply to why illegitimate births in Japan stay one of these rarity, Hertog spent over 3 years interviewing unmarried moms, lecturers, social employees, activists, and policymakers in regards to the ideals, values, and offerings that single jap moms have. Pairing her findings with large study, she considers the commercial and criminal dangers those ladies face, in addition to the cultural context that underscores kin swap and social inequality in Japan. this is often the single scholarly account that gives adequate aspect to permit for huge comparisons with single moms within the West.

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Die Folgen der Bildungsungleichheit. Der Druck by Johannes Pretzsch

By Johannes Pretzsch

Magisterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich Soziologie - Soziales process, Sozialstruktur, Klasse, Schichtung, word: 1,7, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Soziologie), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Mitte des Jahres 2008 beschrieb der SPIEGEL unter der Überschrift „Die Karawane zieht weiter“, wie es in China zu einem gewollten Abbau der Billigproduktion zugunsten von hochwertigeren und wissensintensiveren Branchen kommt. „Chinas Planer wissen, dass ihr Land als Billigmanufaktur keine Zukunft hat. Nach dem Vorbild von Japan und Südkorea bauen sie die Weltfabrik um, sie wollen die Industrie auf Hightech-Niveau katapultieren“ (Jung/Wagner 2008: 85).
Die wichtigste Zukunftsressource Deutschlands in diesem sich neu ausrichtenden globalen Wettbewerb ist, unter anderem aufgrund eines Mangels an natürlichen Rohstoffen, das gesamtgesellschaftliche Humankapital, welches die ideas- und Entwicklungsfähigkeit und damit die Konkurrenzfähigkeit und den gesamtgesellschaftlichen Wohlstand sichert. Es umfasst vor allem die Qualifikationen und Kompetenzen aller Erwerbstätigen und wird in seiner Höhe und Qualität vor allem durch das Bildungssystem einer Gesellschaft bestimmt. Bildung ist deshalb, „in einer globalisierten Welt ein Wettbewerbsfaktor [...] und Bildung ist der Schlüssel für gesellschaftlichen und wirtschaftlichen, aber auch für den individuellen Wohlstand“ (Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V. 2007: 9).
Neben den Veränderungen auf internationaler Ebene vollziehen sich insbesondere in Deutschland zwei Wandlungsprozesse, welche langfristig die Sozialstruktur grundlegend verändern dürften. Zum einen ist dies der Schrumpfungsprozess der Mittelschicht hinsichtlich des Einkommens, welcher mit wachsender Verunsicherung einhergeht, zum anderen ist es die Veränderung der Zusammensetzung der Bevölkerung hinsichtlich des Alters.
Infolge beider Entwicklungen könnte sich, wie bereits angedeutet, der Humankapitalbestand nachteilig für die deutsche Volkswirtschaft verändern. Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland steht damit angesichts der globalen Entwicklung „vor weitreichenden Veränderungen und damit vor neuen Herausforderungen“ (Paul u.a. 2008: 33).
Es ist fraglich, ob diese Anforderungen durch das Bildungssystem in seiner jetzigen shape erfüllt werden können. So ist das deutsche approach durch eine hohe und sehr frühe Selektivität und Homogenität hinsichtlich der sozialen Herkunft gekennzeichnet, wie unter anderem in den Bildungsstudien IGLU und PISA deutlich wurde, aber auch durch eine Ausrichtung auf den ersten Bildungsweg bzw. eine junge Zielgruppe.

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American Jewish Year Book 2013: The Annual Record of the by Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin

This booklet, in its 113th yr, presents perception into significant tendencies within the North American Jewish group, studying Jewish schooling, manhattan Jewry, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs, and the USA and international Jewish inhabitants. It additionally acts as an enormous source with its lists of Jewish associations, Jewish periodicals, and educational assets in addition to Jewish honorees, obituaries, and significant fresh occasions. it's going to end up helpful to social scientists and historians of the yank Jewish neighborhood, Jewish communal employees, and the click, between others. 

For greater than a century, the American Jewish yr Book has remained and maintains to serve, even within the web age, because the major reference paintings on modern Jewish existence. This year’s quantity, with its certain reviews on Jewish schooling and  the hot York group and its updates on Jewish inhabitants facts, Jewish associations, and the foremost Jewish figures who handed within the yr earlier, keeps this ultimate tradition.

Pamela S. Nadell, Chair, division of background, American college and Co-editor, Making Women’s Histories: past nationwide Perspectives

 The 2013 quantity of the American Jewish 12 months Book impressively demonstrates that Arnold Dashefsky and Ira Sheskin have restored this significant source in all its former glory.

Bruce A. Phillips, Professor of Sociology and Jewish Communal carrier, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of faith, Los Angeles

Having a present American Jewish yr Book on my shelf is like having a panel of specialists on American Jewish existence on the prepared, ready to offer me considerate, actual solutions and observations at the key concerns, traits and records that outline our continental Jewish group this day. good into its moment century, the American Jewish 12 months Book remains to be a necessary source for severe leaders, practitioners and scholars who search to flooring their paintings in sturdy study and up to date data.

Jacob Solomon, higher Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO

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Ethnic Groups and Population Changes in Twentieth Century by Piotr Eberhardt,Jan Owsinski

By Piotr Eberhardt,Jan Owsinski

This designated reference strains the altering borders and ethnic balances that characterised the historical past of japanese Europe throughout the 20th century. After a initial evaluate, the ebook divides japanese Europe into 5 areas, from the Baltic to the Balkans, and heavily analyzes the ethnic constitution of every region's constituent devices over the years. precis chapters on the finish of the quantity current a entire ethno-demographic portrait of the sector initially of the century, among the 2 international wars, and from the post-World conflict II interval to the century's finish. the amount is richly illustrated with greater than sixty figures, hundreds and hundreds of tables, and multi-lingual indexes of position names and ethnic groups.

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Understanding Demographic Transitions: An Overview of French by Claude Diebolt,Faustine Perrin

By Claude Diebolt,Faustine Perrin

This ebook experiences the method of demographic transition which has performed a key position within the financial improvement of Western nations. The unique concentration is on France, which constitutes the 1st transparent case of fertility decline in Europe. The booklet analyzes the explanations at the back of this phenomenon by way of analyzing the evolution of demographic variables in France during the last 2 hundred years. to raised comprehend the explanations of the altering styles of demographic habit, the authors examine the improvement of the feminine exertions strength, examine academic investments, and discover the evolution of gender roles and relations.

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The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of

By Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics,Panel on the Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration,Christopher Mackie,Francine D. Blau

The fiscal and monetary results of Immigration unearths that the long term influence of immigration at the wages and employment of native-born employees total is particularly small, and that any unfavorable affects are probably to be stumbled on for past immigrants or native-born highschool dropouts. First-generation immigrants are extra expensive to governments than are the native-born, however the moment iteration are one of the most powerful monetary and financial participants within the U.S. This file concludes that immigration has an total optimistic impression on long-run fiscal development within the U.S.

More than forty million humans dwelling within the usa have been born in different nations, and nearly an equivalent quantity have a minimum of one foreign-born dad or mum. jointly, the 1st new release (foreign-born) and moment iteration (children of the foreign-born) contain virtually one in 4 american citizens. It comes as little shock, then, that many U.S. citizens view immigration as an immense coverage factor dealing with the kingdom. not just does immigration have an effect on the surroundings during which everybody lives, learns, and works, however it additionally interacts with approximately each coverage zone of shock, from jobs and the economic system, schooling, and health and wellbeing care, to federal, kingdom, and native executive budgets.

The altering styles of immigration and the evolving effects for American society, associations, and the financial system proceed to gas public coverage debate that performs out on the nationwide, kingdom, and native degrees. The fiscal and financial results of Immigration assesses the effect of dynamic immigration strategies on fiscal and monetary results for the us, a huge vacation spot of worldwide inhabitants activities. This record could be a basic source for coverage makers and legislations makers on the federal, nation, and native degrees yet extends to most people, nongovernmental companies, the enterprise group, academic associations, and the learn community.

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Renewing the Family: A History of the Baby Boomers (INED by Catherine Bonvalet,Céline Clément,Jim Ogg

By Catherine Bonvalet,Céline Clément,Jim Ogg

This e-book strains the historical past of the baby-boomers, starting with an evidence of the reason for the post-war child increase and finishing with the modern matters of growing old boomers. It exhibits how the baby-boomers challenged conventional relations attitudes and followed new life within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. Drawing on ninety interviews carried out with child boomers residing in London and Paris, the ebook demonstrates how their aspirations for rest and intake converged with kinfolk duties and duties. It indicates how the infant boomers emerged from an authoritative upbringing to problem a number of the conventional assumptions of the relatives, corresponding to marriage and cohabitation. the increase of feminism led by way of the baby-boomers is tested, including its effect on kin kinds and constructions. The ebook exhibits how women’s trajectories veered among the 2 extremes of kinfolk and employment, swerving among the types of stay-at-home mom and dealing lady. It demonstrates how new kinfolk configurations comparable to solo parenting, and recomposed households have been followed by means of the newborn boomers. at the present time, as they input into retirement, the baby-boomers stay heavily excited by the lives in their little ones and oldsters, even if relationships with aged mom and dad are maintained basically via a feeling of accountability and legal responsibility. The booklet concludes that the infant boomers have either been encouraged via and actors to the alterations and variations that experience happened to relatives lifestyles. They reconciled and proceed to reconcile, individualism with kin duties. As grandparents usually with an growing older dad or mum nonetheless alive, the newborn boomers desire to preserve the independence that has been the hallmark in their iteration when no longer leaving behind family members life.

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American Jewish Year Book 2016: The Annual Record of North by Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

The American Jewish 12 months Book, now in its 116th yr, is the once a year list of the North American Jewish groups and offers perception into their significant traits. half I offers a discussion board at the Pew Survey, “A Portrait of yankee Orthodox Jews. Part II starts with bankruptcy thirteen, "The Jewish Family." bankruptcy 14 examines “American Jews and the overseas enviornment (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which makes a speciality of US–Israel kin. Chapters 15-17 examine the demography and geography of the USA, Canadian, and global Jewish populations. partially III, bankruptcy 18 offers lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, neighborhood facilities, social provider organisations, nationwide organisations, synagogues, Hillels, day colleges, camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. within the ultimate chapters, bankruptcy 19 offers nationwide and native Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; bankruptcy 20 offers educational assets, together with Jewish stories courses, books, articles, web content, and learn libraries; and bankruptcy 21 provides lists of significant occasions some time past 12 months, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

An useful list of Jewish lifestyles, the American Jewish yr Book illuminates modern matters with perception and breadth. it's a window right into a complicated and ever-changing world.

Deborah sprint Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of background and Judaic experiences, and Director Emerita of the Frankel middle for Judaic experiences, college of Michigan

A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish yr Book will stand because the authoritative list of Jewish existence in view that 1900. For somebody drawn to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, spiritual, and cultural traits from an target but passionately Jewish viewpoint, there easily is not any substitute.

Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish 12 months ebook Editor (1999-2008) and Contributor (1988-2015)

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International Handbook of Migration and Population by Michael J. White

By Michael J. White

This instruction manual bargains a complete choice of essays that conceal crucial positive factors of geographical mobility, from inner migration, to foreign migration, to urbanization, to the variation of migrants of their locations. half I of the gathering introduces the diversity of theoretical views provided by means of a number of social technological know-how disciplines, whereas additionally studying the an important dating among inner and overseas migration. half II takes up tools, starting from how migration info are top amassed to modern recommendations for examining such information. half III of the instruction manual comprises summaries of current developments throughout all global regions. Part IV rounds out the quantity with numerous contributions assessing urgent concerns in modern coverage parts. The volume’s editor Michael J. White has spent a profession learning the development and means of inner and foreign migration, urbanization and inhabitants distribution in a wide selection of settings, from constructing societies to complex economies. In this Handbook he brings jointly individuals from all elements of the area, accumulating during this one quantity either geographical and considerable services of the 1st rank. The guide should be a key reference resource for demonstrated students, in addition to a useful high-level creation to the main appropriate issues within the box for rising scholars.

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