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Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

Ageing: A Very Short Introduction  

Nancy A. Pachana

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Published Online: 
Nov 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792670
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198725329
Ageing: A Very Short Introduction discusses the lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning involved in ageing. Increased lifespans have ... More

The Body: A Very Short Introduction  

Chris Shilling

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
Published Online: 
Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191802164
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198739036
The human body is thought of conventionally as a biological entity, with its longevity, morbidity, size, and even appearance determined by genetic factors immune to the influence of society ... More

Demography: A Very Short Introduction  

Sarah Harper

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191792724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725732.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198725732
Demography—the study of people—addresses the size, distribution, composition, and density of populations, and considers the impact these factors have on individual lives and the changing ... More

Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction  

Kevin Kenny

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365913
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199858583.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199858583
Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction examines the origins of diaspora as a concept, its changing meanings over time, its current popularity, and its strengths and limitations as ... More

Feminism: A Very Short Introduction  

Margaret Walters

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776106
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192805102
Feminism: A Very Short Introduction provides an historical account of feminism, exploring its earliest roots as well as key issues including voting rights, the liberation of ... More

Home: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael Allen Fox

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198747239
Thoughts and feelings about home traditionally provided people of all cultures with a firm sense of where they belonged, and why. But the world is rapidly changing: populations are ... More

International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Khalid Koser

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198753773
In recent years, global migration has transformed in terms of its rising numbers and reach, its political significance, and its impact. The political and media attention on migration and ... More

Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction  

Ali Rattansi

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777288
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199546039.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199546039
Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction believes that multiculturalism is in terminal crisis. It has been blamed for undermining national identity, diluting social ... More

Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Ali Rattansi

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2020
Published Online: 
Mar 2020
eISBN: 
9780191872785
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198834793
Racism: A Very Short Introduction explores the history of racial ideas and a wide range of racisms—biological, cultural, colourblind, and structural—and illuminates issues that ... More

Refugees: A Very Short Introduction  

Gil Loescher

Print Publication Year: 
May 2021
Published Online: 
May 2021
eISBN: 
9780191848575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198811787.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198811787
Refugees: A Very Short Introduction explores the causes and impact of today's refugee crises for receiving states and societies, for global order, and for refugees ... More

Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction  

Veronique Mottier

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777196
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199298020.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199298020
Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the social, political, and psychological aspects of sexuality to explore what shapes our sexuality, and how our attitudes to sex ... More

Sociology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Steve Bruce

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191861826
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198822967.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198822967
Drawing on studies of social class, crime and deviance, education, work in bureaucracies, and changes in religious and political organizations, Sociology: A Very Short Introduction explores ... More

Work: A Very Short Introduction  

Stephen Fineman

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778452
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199699360.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199699360
Work: A Very Short Introduction tells the story of work — how we strive for security, reward, and often, meaning. The image of a job captures our imagination from an early age, ... More

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