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Articles from Vol. 71, No. 2, 2016

Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia. Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions
Gavin W. jones, Terence H. hull and Maznah mohamad, eds., Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia. Economic and Socio-cultural Dimensions, Oxfordshire and New york, Routledge, 2011, 239 p.This work analyses changes in family patterns (marital and...
Charles Richet (1850-1935). L'exercice De la Curiosité [Charles Richet (1850-1935). the Exercise of Curiosity]
Jérôme Van wijland, ed., Charles Richet (1850-1935). L'exercice de la curiosité [Charles Richet (1850-1935).The exercise of curiosity] Rennes, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015, 139 p.-XVI pThis book is a set of papers from a conference held in...
Effects of the 2010 Civil Code on Trends in Joint Physical Custody in Catalonia. A Comparison with the Rest of Spain
Since the 1960s, intimate and family relationships between sexes and generations in western societies have undergone profound transformations, marked by individual freedom of choice and the diversity of behaviours (Bauman, 2003, 2005; Beck and Beck-Gernsheim,...
Exploiter Les Difficultés Méthodologiques. Une Ressource Pour L'analyse En Sciences Sociales [Making Use of Methodological Difficulties: A Resource for Social Science Analysis]
Christine guionnet and Sophie Rétif, eds., Exploiter les difficultés méthodologiques. Une ressource pour l'analyse en sciences sociales [Making use of methodological difficulties: a resource for social science analysis], Presses universitaires de Rennes,...
Female Genital Mutilation. Overview and Current Knowledge
Although the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to ban female genital mutilation (FGM) in December 2012, efforts to stop this form of discrimination against women are still far from universal, and the number of women and girls concerned...
Foreword
Population celebrates its seventieth anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, we have chosen to republish four articles from 1946, one in each of our 2016 issues. Each one is accompanied by an introductory commentary that highlights the topicality,...
Individu, Personne et Parenté En Europe [Individual, Person and Kinship in Europe]
Enric Porqueres i Gené, Individu, personne et parenté en Europe [Individual, person and kinship in Europe], Paris, Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 2015, 294 p.This chronologically organized set of studies by Enric Porqueres I Gené ranges over a wide...
Les Violences Faites Aux Femmes, Un Combat Séculaire [Violence against Women: An Age-Old Combat]
Anne-Françoise Déquiré, ed., Les violences faites aux femmes, un combat séculaire [Violence against women: an age-old combat], Paris, Éditions du cygne, 2015, 232 p.This work for non-specialists brings together studies from different disciplines on violence...
Multilevel Network Analysis for the Social Sciences: Theory, Methods and Applications
Emmanuel Lazega, Tom A. B. Snijders, eds., Multilevel Network Analysis for the Social Sciences: Theory, Methods and Applications, Heidelberg-New-york-DordrechtLondon, Springer, 2016, 376 p.This work describes quantitative analysis of several types of...
Pensions Past and Present Same Equation, New Constraints
A notable characteristic of the pension issue is the extreme simplicity of the underlying accounting equation, the one which describes the relationship between three parameters: retirement age, contribution rates and the relative level of pensions. The...
Pleine, la planète?/Is the Planet Full
Ian Goldin, ed., Pleine, la planète?, Paris, Antigone14, 2015, 386 p. Originally published as Is the Planet Full?, Oxford University Press, 2014.This book takes up once again the problem formulated by Thomas Malthus in 1798: how far have we come in peopling...
Population Ageing, Pensions and Immigration
Among the factors of the demographic population age structure situation, there is one which plays a very specific role, namely that of the population age structure. Yet, because this structure varied little up to the nineteenth century, demographers...
Race, Cultures, Identités: Une Approche Féministe et Postcoloniale [Race, Cultures, Identities: A Feminist, Post-Colonial Approach]
Hourya Bentouhami-molino, Race, cultures, identités: Une approche féministe et postcoloniale [Race, cultures, identities: a feminist, post-colonial approach] Paris, Presses universitaires de France, 2015, 176 p.This book probes the unstable, indefinable...
Retours D'exil. Ethnographie Des Rapatriements De Réfugiés En Afrique Central [Returns from Exile: An Ethnographic Study of Refugee Repatriation in Central Africa]
Laurent Lardeux, Retours d'exil. Ethnographie des rapatriements de réfugiés en Afrique central [Returns from exile: an ethnographic study of refugee repatriation in Central Africa] Paris, EHESS, Cas de figure, 2015, 256 p.A stimulating book, this "ethnographic...
Self-Reported Health among Lone Mothers in Switzerland: Do Employment and Education Matter?
Research in different fields shows health to be unevenly distributed across social groups. Differentials in health outcomes have been attributed to a number of individual-level, family-level, and society-level characteristics (Dannefer, 2003; Fritzell...
Young Author's Prize 2015
For this first edition of the Young Author's prize, set to become an annual event, the jury was chaired by Marianne Kempeneers (Université de Montréal). Its other members were Nico Kielman (University of Oslo), Emmanuelle Cambois (INED, Paris), Bruno...
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