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Introduction

Introduction  

Margaret Walters

in Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776106
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.003.0001
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9780192805102
The ‘Introduction’ asks What is feminism? This VSI is particularly concerned with feminism in Britain and its development over time. The beginnings of feminism, the impetus to challenge ... More
6. Reflections on ageing and future directions

6. Reflections on ageing and future directions  

Nancy A. Pachana

in Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
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9780191792670
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10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.003.0006
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9780198725329
‘Reflections on ageing and future directions’ considers some of the new directions in geriatric research and clinical practice; exciting developments in healthcare and technology, including ... More
7. Migrants in society

7. Migrants in society  

Khalid Koser

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

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0007
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‘Migrants in society’ examines how migrants affect destination societies by considering the economic, political, social, and cultural impacts of immigration. Migrants are seen by some to ... More
8. The future of international migration

8. The future of international migration  

Khalid Koser

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

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0008
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9780198753773
The evidence on the positive economic impact of migration has become stronger; yet anti-immigration politics and sentiments have increased. ‘The future of international migration’ explores ... More
Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

Ageing: A Very Short Introduction  

Nancy A. Pachana

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
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9780191792670
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.001.0001
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9780198725329
Ageing: A Very Short Introduction discusses the lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning involved in ageing. Increased lifespans have ... More
2. Keynes's philosophy of practice

2. Keynes's philosophy of practice  

Robert Skidelsky

in Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191778032
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.003.0003
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9780199591640
In many ways, Keynes was more interested in philosophy than economics. Philosophy informed his views on economics. ‘Keynes's philosophy of practice’ looks at his philosophical views. He was ... More
2. Before the welfare state

2. Before the welfare state  

David Garland

in The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191780981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199672660.003.0002
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9780199672660
Welfare states emerged in western nations at the end of the 19th century and were fully established in the middle decades of the 20th. But collective social provision in one form or another ... More
International Migration: A Very Short Introduction

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

Khalid Koser

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.001.0001
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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
Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

Feminism: A Very Short Introduction  

Margaret Walters

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776106
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10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.001.0001
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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
Conclusions: prospects for a post-racial future

Conclusions: prospects for a post-racial future  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776137
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10.1093/actrade/9780192805904.003.0010
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9780192805904
The Conclusion argues that conflicts between geo-cultural groups have been a perennial part of human history, and a combination of ethnic, linguistic, and religious boundaries has been ... More
8. Beyond institutional racism: ‘race’, class, and gender in the USA and Britain

8. Beyond institutional racism: ‘race’, class, and gender in the USA and Britain  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776137
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805904.003.0009
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9780192805904
The term institutional racism dates back to the late 1960s and refers to the process by which irrespective of individual attitudes, motivations, and behaviour with respect to racism, all ... More
5. The late 19th century: campaigning women

5. The late 19th century: campaigning women  

Margaret Walters

in Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776106
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.003.0006
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9780192805102
The emergence of a women's ‘movement’ is covered in ‘The late 19th century: campaigning women’. Who was Barbara Leigh Smith, and what was the Langham Place group? What contemporary factors ... More
4. Social and interpersonal aspects of ageing

4. Social and interpersonal aspects of ageing  

Nancy A. Pachana

in Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
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9780191792670
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10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.003.0004
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9780198725329
How we interact with others, with the physical and social environment, as well as how well we cope with life events, role changes, and positive and negative stresses all affect how we age. ... More
3. Progressive reform across the globe

3. Progressive reform across the globe  

Stella Z. Theodoulou and Ravi K. Roy

in Public Administration: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2016
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Aug 2016
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9780191792014
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10.1093/actrade/9780198724230.003.0003
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9780198724230
Modern, rationally structured, hierarchical state administrative bureaucracies coincided with the centralization of government authority and expansion of European imperialist military ... More
8. Behaviour in the macroeconomy

8. Behaviour in the macroeconomy  

Michelle Baddeley

in Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191816475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754992.003.0008
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9780198754992
Behavioural macroeconomics has significant constraints, reflecting the difficulty of bringing together the choices of different people with widely different personality types, moods, and ... More
8. 1945–1968: Affluence and social unrest

8. 1945–1968: Affluence and social unrest  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0008
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9780195389142
America in the immediate postwar period was a peculiar mix of material abundance and mass-culture distractions. Under the safety net of 1950s America, anti-communist paranoia and disquiet ... More

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