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Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 8
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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.

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Table of Contents:

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)pp.1-30

Overcoming Modernity: Western and Japanese Attempts
(Hiroshi Kaihara, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, USA)pp.31-50

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)pp.51-70

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)pp.71-88

Housing Design and Safety for the Elderly
(Hülya Öztop, Sibel Erkal, University of Hacettepe, Ankara, Turkey, and others)pp.89-112

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)pp.113-130

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)pp.131-150

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)pp.151-168

What If the Embryo Is Not a Person?
(A. Theo Boer, Protestant Theological University, Utrecht, The Netherlands)pp.169-186

Mapping a Multifaceted Relationship: Political Parties and Civil Society Organizations in Turkey
(Emre Toros, Atılım University, Ankara, Turkey)pp.187-202

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)pp.203-216

Angels and Saints: The Rhetorical Effects of Lay Understandings of Foster Care upon Carers
(Damien W. Riggs, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia)pp.217-228

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)pp.229-242

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)pp.243-256

Index pp.257-272

      Advances in Sociology Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10, 272pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-997-2
   Status: AV
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