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Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This publication gives voice to the plight of mountain people and sends a message to policy-makers on the importance of including mountain development in their agendas as well as specific measures and investments that could break the cycle of poverty and hunger of mountain communities and slow outmigration from mountain areas.
World Program of the Census of Agriculture 2020, Volume I: Programme, concepts and definitions by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The census of agriculture is one of the key pillars of a national statistical system, and in many developing countries it is often the only means of producing statistical information on the structure and other relevant aspects of the agriculture sector. It is the only data collection instrument that produces statistical information on farms at the lowest geographical level.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
Generational Cycles-Predicting the Future (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1) by Nicholas Beecroft
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
In this interview with Dr Nicholas Beecroft, Neil Howe explains the theory and sets out his observations of the current stage of the generational cycle during this “Fourth Turning” crisis period. He describes the interactions between all the various generations and predicts how the future in areas as diverse as security, immigration, family life and spiritual values.
The Elders' Colony by Raúl Figueroa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Demographic changes threaten the future of Puerto Rico. The population is shrinking and aging fast. Puerto Ricans are abandoning their homeland after decades of high unemployment rates, violence and sub-par government services. The combination of demography, economy, and political status represents a time bomb that will destroy the island if left unattended.
Race, Ethnicity, and United States’ Demographics by Steven Carley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Race, Ethnicity, and US Demographics discusses the demographics of the US from the perspective of race and ethnicity. Distinguish the terms of race and ethnicity along with racial versus ethnic groups. The demographics of the US would change rapidly from the time of the late 19th century. This change expects to continue into the year as is pointed out in the text 2050.
Census Mapping in the Caribbean - A Geospatial Approach by Charles Brigham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The book captures work done in preparation of the 2010 World Census in the Caribbean Community member states. I conducted 19 Geographic Information System technical evaluation and assistance missions to develop tools to execute the Census in an accurate, cost efficient & timely manner. The book outlines challenges in each country and describes methods used for enhancing their capacities.
The 2012 American Values Survey: How Catholics and the Religiously Unaffiliated Will Shape the 2012 Election and Beyond by Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Explore how America’s diverse and fluid religious landscape influenced the outcome of the 2012 election in Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Survey. This annual survey delves into the intricacies of American values, with a particular emphasis on the "Catholic vote" and the religiously unaffiliated, both of which reveal a greater complexity than previously acknowledged.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election by Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America by Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography(5.00 from 1 review)
Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.