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Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity
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
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.
The 2012 American Values Survey: How Catholics and the Religiously Unaffiliated Will Shape the 2012 Election and Beyond
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
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
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
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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.