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Title Advanced Introduction to Demography
Author Lutz, Wolfgang
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-09-10
Category Social Science
Total Pages 224
ISBN 1789901472
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Highlighting the power of multi-dimensional demography, this Advanced Introduction addresses the most consequential changes in our societies and economies using quantitative approaches. It defines three demographic theories with predictive power – demographic metabolism, transition and dividend – and repositions the discipline at the heart of social science.

Advanced Introduction to Cities by Peter J. Taylor

Title Advanced Introduction to Cities
Author Peter J. Taylor
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-02-26
Category Social Science
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1839100133
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This insightful Advanced Introduction explores the key attributes of cities, identifying their five basic characteristics; innate complexity, the agglomeration of activities, inter-city connectivities, the projection of power, and relations to states. Peter J. Taylor gives a broad and engaging overview of how these characteristics work and relate to each other, supplemented by ten short city insights which offer readers specific examples of cities and themes.

Title Advanced Introduction to Housing Studies
Author William A.V. Clark
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-02-26
Category Social Science
Total Pages 240
ISBN 1789908329
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This timely Advanced Introduction explores the links between housing and households, including the complex process of how people sort themselves into houses and neighborhoods. It covers the choices that households make, why these choices are made, and the constraints faced in achieving housing aspirations, with a particular focus on the contemporary difficulties facing young adults and those unable to buy a house despite a reasonable income.

Title Advanced Introduction to Gentrification
Author Hamnett, Chris
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-11-19
Category Social Science
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1839106867
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Analysing the causes and effects of widespread gentrification, this Advanced Introduction provides an innovative insight into the global debate instigated by this process. Examining the impact of gentrification on lower income groups and other issues, Chris Hamnett discusses research into the socio-economic causes and effects of gentrification in a variety of cities worldwide.

Title Advanced Introduction to Migration Studies
Author Skeldon, Ronald
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-09-03
Category Social Science
Total Pages 176
ISBN 1789906571
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Providing a timely overview of the main issues and scholarship in migration studies, Ronald Skeldon examines the principal methods of migration and offers in-depth guidance on trends and types of population movements in today’s world. Key areas such as forced movements and refugees are considered, alongside voluntary migration, migration policy and the relationship between migration and development.

Title Advanced Introduction to Family Policy
Author Saraceno, Chiara
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2022-01-18
Category Social Science
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1839101164
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Written by eminent scholar Chiara Saraceno, this Advanced Introduction offers a synthetic overview of the core theoretical and policy issues involved in family policy, currently the most dynamic sector of social policies in both developed and developing countries. It discusses the three primary areas of family policy in contemporary society: financial support for the cost of children, short and long term care for children and dependent people, and work-family conciliation.

Title Advanced Introduction to Landmark Criminal Cases
Author Fletcher, George P.
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-10-19
Category Law
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1800886764
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This engaging and accessible book focuses on high-profile criminal trials and examines the strategy of the lawyers, the reasons for conviction or acquittal, as well as the social importance of these famous cases.

Advanced Introduction to Advertising by De Pelsmacker, Patrick

Title Advanced Introduction to Advertising
Author De Pelsmacker, Patrick
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2022-01-21
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 192
ISBN 1802200894
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This Advanced Introduction provides a concise yet thorough guide to understanding and planning advertising, while answering the key questions at the forefront of this modern topic: what is advertising? What is its role in businesses and organizations? And what are the implications of the offline–online shift?

Title Advanced Introduction to U S Environmental Law
Author Elliott, E. D.
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2021-10-22
Category Law
Total Pages 232
ISBN 1800374909
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Providing a comprehensive overview of the current and developing state of environmental governance in the United States, this Advanced Introduction lays out the foundations of U.S. environmental law. E. Donald Elliott and Daniel C. Esty explore how federal environmental law is made and how it interacts with state law, highlighting the important role that administrative agencies play in the creation, implementation, and enforcement of U.S. environmental law.

Title Advanced Introduction to New Institutional Economics
Author Ménard, Claude
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2022-01-14
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 200
ISBN 1789904498
Language English, Spanish, and French
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New institutional economics (NIE) is a powerful tool for understanding real world phenomena. This Advanced Introduction explores NIE’s answers to fundamental questions about the organization, growth and development of economies, such as why are some countries rich and others poor? Why are activities organized as firms or markets or through alternative organizational solutions? When are shared resources overexploited?