The Global Prehistory of Human Migration by Immanuel Ness,Peter Bellwood

By Immanuel Ness,Peter Bellwood

Previously released because the first quantity of The Encyclopedia of worldwide Human Migration, this paintings is dedicated completely to prehistoric migration, masking all classes and areas from the 1st hominin migrations out of Africa during the finish of prehistory.

  • Presents interdisciplinary insurance of this subject, together with scholarship from the fields of archaeology, anthropology, genetics, biology, linguistics, and more
  • Includes contributions from a various foreign workforce of authors, representing 17 nations and various disciplines
  • Divided into sections, masking the Pleistocene and Holocene; each one part examines human migration via chapters that concentrate on various neighborhood and disciplinary lenses

 

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Population, Health and Nutrition in the Sahel: Issues in the by Allan G. Hill

By Allan G. Hill

This selection of reports, first released in 1985, describes a few modern difficulties of chosen pastoral and agro-pastoral groups of the West African Sahel. a number of very important positive factors of the Sahel are illustrated: the importance of seasonal components in inflicting periodic pressure among humans and animals, the industrial uncertainty brought via interannual climactic adaptations, in addition to the position of conventional structures of social and fiscal employer in supplying a few help during times of want.


The findings provided listed below are released in co-operation with the Sahel Institute, a neighborhood learn enterprise manage within the early Nineteen Seventies with illustration from 8 Sahelian international locations – Cape Verde, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and higher Volta.

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Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland by Brian Girvin,Gary Murphy

By Brian Girvin,Gary Murphy

The concentration of this publication is to examine from a few views the politics of swap in eire north and south for the reason that 1969. The emergence of the concerns in Northern eire, the ultimate push to realize access to the EEC, altering social mores and critical fiscal problems all start to seem at the horizon at this degree. whereas huge switch and, certainly, moments of utmost drawback, have taken position in parts akin to Northern eire, the financial system, ethical politics, and Ireland’s perspective in the direction of the eu Union, continuity has additionally been an important hallmark of Irish politics due to the fact 1969.


This quantity deals vital views and opens up new debates in explaining the phenomena of continuity, swap and predicament in modern eire. New facts at the origins of the worries in Northern eire, the fingers difficulty, Ireland’s courting with Europe, the method of social partnership, and the politics of morality all provide vital clean insights into how modern eire has functioned. that includes a few excessive profile students and uniquely facing either Northern eire and the Republic of eire, this quantity argues that the interesting function of contemporary Irish background isn't the absence of switch however the quantity to which swap has been mediated by means of the prevailing political cultures, nationwide traditions and long-standing associations of either north and south.


This ebook used to be in line with a different factor of Irish Political Studies.

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Economic and Political Change in Asia and Europe: Social by Bernadette Andreosso-O'Callaghan,Frédéric Royall

By Bernadette Andreosso-O'Callaghan,Frédéric Royall

Since the 1973 booklet of Alain Peyrefitte’s prophetic When China Awakens, advancements in East Asia have outstripped even the wildest predictions. China has passed through the quickest industrialization and urbanization procedure in heritage, but tensions there are emerging as a few become aware of how a ways they've been left in the back of. This quantity explores the applicability of ecu fiscal and social versions to our research of East Asia’s and, specifically, China’s state of affairs. even though thousands of chinese language and different Asian humans were lifted out of poverty, inequality is emerging still, and modern Europe and Asia are either witnessing collective motion opposed to rampant financial neoliberalism within the former and the exclusion of minorities within the latter.

 

It is hard to overstate the relevance of this evaluate, which seeks solutions to a few imperative questions: Can occasions in Europe function a version for these in East Asia? Are there similarities or adjustments among the 2 areas? To what quantity do political, monetary or social structures stimulate or inhibit collective motion? How culturally similar are the collective activities of marginalized/ deprived humans within the destinations, or are occasions in Europe symptomatic of particular cultural attributes? evaluating and contrasting the study instruments and dominant paradigms within the social and monetary sciences in East Asia and Europe, as this quantity does, throws out a few revealing results.

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Mixed Effects Models for the Population Approach: Models, by Marc Lavielle

By Marc Lavielle

Wide-Ranging assurance of Parametric Modeling in Linear and Nonlinear combined results Models
Mixed results versions for the inhabitants procedure: types, initiatives, equipment and Tools offers a rigorous framework for describing, enforcing, and utilizing combined results types. With those types, readers can practice parameter estimation and modeling throughout a complete inhabitants of people on the similar time.


Easy-to-Use innovations and instruments for Real-World information Modeling
The e-book first indicates how the framework permits version illustration for various facts varieties, together with non-stop, express, count number, and time-to-event information. This results in using common equipment, similar to the stochastic approximation of the EM set of rules (SAEM), for modeling those diversified information kinds. The e-book additionally covers different crucial tools, together with Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) and significance sampling innovations. the writer makes use of publicly to be had software program instruments to demonstrate modeling projects. equipment are applied in Monolix, and types are visually explored utilizing Mlxplore and simulated utilizing Simulx.


Careful stability of Mathematical illustration and useful Implementation
This booklet takes readers throughout the entire modeling technique, from defining/creating a parametric version to acting initiatives at the version utilizing a variety of mathematical equipment. Statisticians and mathematicians will savour the rigorous illustration of the versions and theoretical homes of the equipment whereas modelers will welcome the sensible features of the instruments. The booklet can be priceless for education and instructing in any box the place inhabitants modeling occurs.

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Family Formation in 21st Century Australia by Genevieve Heard,Dharmalingam Arunachalam

By Genevieve Heard,Dharmalingam Arunachalam

This publication presents a close, updated photo of Australian relations formation, answering such questions as ‘what do our households glance like?’ and ‘how have they arrive to be this way?’ The booklet applies sociological insights to a vast diversity of demographic developments, portray a finished photo of the altering ways that Australians are developing families.

The first modern quantity at the topic, kinfolk Formation in twenty first Century Australia chronicles major alterations in partnering and fertility. within the past due twentieth century, cohabitation, divorce and births open air marriage rose dramatically. but kinfolk formation styles proceed to conform, requiring clean research. Even because the flip of the century, divorce has stabilized and fertility has increased.

Using details from the 2011 Australian Census and from large-scale surveys, major Australian lecturers dissect contemporary developments in cohabitation, ‘living aside together’, marriage, interethnic partnering, courting dissolution, repartnering, contraceptive use and fertility. due to the fact there's extra variety in kin formation styles than ever sooner than, the booklet additionally considers alterations among teams in the Australian inhabitants. Which teams usually tend to marry, cohabit or have larger fertility? and the way do styles fluctuate between indigenous, migrant or related intercourse attracted Australians?.

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Population, Economic Growth and Agriculture in Less by Nadia Cuffaro

By Nadia Cuffaro

In 1950 the realm inhabitants was once 2.5 billion; fifty years later there are over 6 billion humans. The demographic of this explosion has primarily happened within the constructing parts of the realm. the foremost to figuring out many modern improvement difficulties that experience arisen from this speedy development is in realizing the relationships among inhabitants and the economy.
This booklet deals an research of such relationships, encompassing a assessment of the foremost positions within the educational debate.
Population, financial development and Agriculture in much less built Countries will function an invaluable creation and reference software for college kids, lecturers and all with an curiosity within the inhabitants debate and economics.

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Moving Toward a Just Peace: The Mediation Continuum by Jan Marie Fritz

By Jan Marie Fritz

Mediation, the facilitated dialogue of disputes and conflicts, is a versatile process that may be used in any respect degrees of intervention to maneuver us towards a world peace that's either inclusive and fair. This quantity, edited by way of Jan Marie Fritz, brings jointly mediators, scholar-practitioners, and a veteran diplomat to debate the existence and instances of mediation in very diversified settings. 

The 14 chapters comprise 3 essays approximately tradition, creativity, and models/theories/approaches. And there are ten chapters approximately perform: group mediation, mediation by way of police, precise schooling mediation; interventions on behalf of widows in Nigeria; capacity-building paintings in Burundi; mediation in Israel; the artistic facilitation of conferences; neighborhood conferencing; UN safety Council answer 1325 (Women and Peace and defense) and the function of civil society enterprises in peacebuilding. 

This quantity discusses the increasing roles - from prevention via societal transformation - assumed via mediators and the pressing want for mediators operating at various intervention degrees to benefit from each one other.  This quantity is a needs to learn for students, researchers, policymakers, civil society representatives and practitioners with pursuits in powerful dispute and clash intervention.  It rather is usually recommended for these coping with dispute and clash intervention processes.

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Ursprünge, Arten und Folgen des Konstrukts "Bevölkerung" by Rainer Mackensen,Jürgen Reulecke,Josef Ehmer

By Rainer Mackensen,Jürgen Reulecke,Josef Ehmer

Mit dem vorliegenden Band beendet der DFG-Schwerpunkt 1106 „Das Konstrukt ›Bev- kerung‹ vor, im und nach dem ›Dritten Reich‹“ seine Arbeiten. Die Leiter des Schw- punkts hoffen, daß diese Arbeiten aufgegriffen und fortgesetzt werden. Sie danken der DFG für die finanzielle Förderung und die wohlwollende Betreuung sowie den Gutachtern für die einfühlsame Beratung; sie danken den Projektleitern und den Mitarbeitern in den P- jekten für die Arbeiten im Schwerpunkt und für die erfreuliche Zusammenarbeit. Den M- arbeitern wünschen sie eine erfolgreiche Fortsetzung ihrer wissenschaftlichen Studien. Für die Redaktion des vorliegenden Bandes hat sich Ursula Ferdinand, unterstützt von Michael Engberding und Heike Görzig, besondere Verdienste erworben, für die wir ihr danken. Rainer Mackensen Inhaltsverzeichnis Vorwort ....................................................................................................... V Inhaltsverzeichnis ..................................................................................... VII Einleitung – Zur Geschichte der deutschen Bevölkerungswissenschaft ............................................................................. 1 Ursula Ferdinand, Rainer Mackensen, Jürgen Reulecke, Josef Ehmer I. Bevölkerungswissenschaft und Bevölkerungspolitik ......................................... four II. Disziplinäre Grenzbeziehungen .......................................................................... eight III. Wissenschaft und Politik als Ressourcen füreinander ........................................ nine IV. Das ›Erbe‹ – Entwicklungen nach 1945............................................................ eleven Bevölkerungswissenschaft und Bevölkerungspolitik Staat und Bevölkerung im 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert.

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A History of Settlement in Ireland by Terry Barry

By Terry Barry

A heritage of payment in Ireland presents a stimulating and thought-provoking evaluation of the payment background of eire from prehistory to the current day. specific consciousness is paid to the problems of cost swap and distribution in the contexts of:
* environment
* demography
* culture.
The assortment is going extra by means of atmosphere the schedule for destiny learn during this swiftly increasing sector of educational interest.
This quantity should be crucial studying for all people with an curiosity within the archaeology, background and social geography of Ireland.

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