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Understanding social change

Author: A F Heath
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: British Academy centenary monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing the changes in British society, these essays seek to understand and explain what is happening. They consider the wide variety of mechanisms that underlie these changes, in particular  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A F Heath
ISBN: 0197263143 9780197263143
OCLC Number: 727913141
Description: 364 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction ; The Puzzling Rise in Childbearing Outside Marriage ; Why Did Class Inequalities in Educational Attainment Remain Unchanged over Much of the Twentieth Century? ; Is Failure Inevitable? The Recent Fate of Secondary School Reforms Intended to Alleviate Social Disadvantage ; The Puzzle of Work: Insecurity and Stress and Autonomy and Commitment ; Entrapment in Unemployment: Motivational Deficiency or Structural Constraint? ; Gender and Pay: Some More Equal than Others ; Explaining Ethnic Minority Disadvantage ; The Puzzle of Retirement and Early Retirement SARAH HARPER & PETER LASLETT ; The Social Origins of Depression and the Role of Meaning ; What are New Religious Movements Doing in a Secular Society? ; Victims' Rights in England and Wales at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century
Series Title: British Academy centenary monographs
Responsibility: ed. by Anthony Heath, John Ermisch, Duncan Gallie.

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