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Social Causes of Psychological Distress

John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross - Psychology - 2003 - 320 pages
Originally published: New York: Aldine de Gruyter, c2003.
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Children of Immigration

Carola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M Suárez-Orozco - Social Science - 2009 - 224 pages
At the center of the largest wave of immigration in history in the United States are the children of immigrants. This study of the immigrant children offers a clear, broad ...
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Developmental Health and the Wealth of Nations: Social, Biological, and ...

Daniel P. Keating, Clyde Hertzman - Psychology - 1999 - 406 pages
Probing the effects of the social environment upon human development, this volume asks how we can best support the health and well-being of infants and children in an era of ...
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Luxury Fever: Why Money Fails to Satisfy In An Era of Excess

Robert H. Frank - Social Science - 2001 - 336 pages
A new luxury fever has America in its grip. Independent of stock prices, recessions, and inflation rates, the past two decades have witnessed a spectacular and uninterrupted ...
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Social Dynamics

Steven N. Durlauf, H. Peyton Young - Business & Economics - 2004 - 256 pages
This collection of essays presents a variety of approaches to understanding the dynamics of human interaction.
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At Risk in America: The Health and Health Care Needs of Vulnerable ...

Lu Ann Aday - Medical - 2002 - 400 pages
This updated second edition of At Risk in America provides a detailed analysis of those key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States today ...
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Social Capital

David Halpern - Social Science - 2005 - 388 pages
This work presents an introduction to the concept of social capital - a term which refers to the social networks, informal structures and norms that facilitate individual and ...
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Drugs in American Society

Erich Goode - Law - 2007 - 447 pages
Goode's Drugs in American Society 7/e is a well-respected, brief investigation of the full range of psychoactive drug use; from legal, medical and perscription use to criminal ...
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Emerging Adulthood : The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the ...

Department of Human Development University of Maryland Jeffrey Jensen Arnett Research Associate Professor - Social Science - 2004 - 280 pages
Recently the lives of people from age 18 to 29 have changed so dramatically that a new stage of life has developed, emerging adulthood, that is distinct from both the ...
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The Politics of Injustice: Crime and Punishment in America

Katherine Beckett, Theodore Sasson - Political Science - 2000 - 263 pages
Examining the role of crime in American politics and culture, The Politics of Injustice, Second Edition provides a better understanding of the nature of crime and punishment in ...
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