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Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 8 $245.00
Editors: Jared A. Jaworski
Book Description:
This continuing series presents original leading edge research results in the field of sociology. Each chapter has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial advances across a broad spectrum. Included in this compilation are topics such as adolescents in foster care and their attachment-security to significant others; reducing infant mortality in newly industrialized countries; democratic failings, successes and challenges in the European Union; exploring high population density and social behaviors; and the causes and economic effects of urbanization in Asia.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Mindfulness Training: A Promising Approach for Addressing the Needs of Child Welfare System Children and Families
(Cynthia Valentine Heywood, Philip A. Fisher, Yi-Yuan Tang, Oregon Social Learning Center, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon)

Overcoming Modernity: Western and Japanese Attempts
(Hiroshi Kaihara, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, USA)

The Non-Ideal Conditions of Transitional Justice with a Case-Study on the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh
(Claudio Corradetti, Senior Researcher at the European Academy, Bolzano Temporary Lecturer at the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’, Rome, Italy)

Democratic Failings, Successes and Prospects in the European Union: Transnational Deliberative Democracy and the Social Open Method of Coordination
(Stephen Elstub, Annabel Kiernan, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom, and others)

Housing Design and Safety for the Elderly
(Hülya Öztop, Sibel Erkal, University of Hacettepe, Ankara, Turkey, and others)

Achievements in Reducing Infant Mortality in a Newly Industrialized Country: Lessons from Taiwan
(Jennifer Chun-Li Wu, Tung-liang Chiang, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan)

Adolescents in Foster Care and their Attachment-Security to Significant Others: A One-Year Longitudinal Study
(Gary R. Germo, Susan P. Farruggia, Ellen Greenberger, Chuansheng Chen, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, and others)

Personal Assistance Services (PAS) in the Workplace: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
(Tatiana I. Solovieva, Denetta L. Dowler, Richard T. Walls, International Center for Disability Information, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia)

What If the Embryo Is Not a Person?
(Theo A. Boer, Protestant Theological University, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Mapping a Multifaceted Relationship: Political Parties and Civil Society Organizations in Turkey
(Emre Toros, Atýlým University, Ankara, Turkey)

Sociality in the City: Using Biological Principles to Explore the Relationship Between High Population Density and Social Behavior
(Daniel Tumminelli O’Brien, Department of Biology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York)

Angels and Saints: The Rhetorical Effects of Lay Understandings of Foster Care upon Carers
(Damien W. Riggs, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia)

Perspectives of Home Enteral Nutrition Therapy in Brazil
(Ana Lúcia Ribeiro Salomon Zaban, Maria Rita Carvalho Garbi Novaes, Human Nutrition Post Graduation Program, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil, and others)

Urbanization: Causes, Economic Effects and Environmental Effects on Mental Health in Asia
(Norifumi Tsuno, Department of Psychiatry, Tokyo Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan)

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   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010 4th quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-226-8
   Status: AV
  
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