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Author: Felix Weiss

’ (DesJardins and McCall 2010). One possibility for students who cannot afford to enroll in higher education is to save up first. Once tuition fees and living expenses can be covered, they (re-)enroll. If delay is a strategy more often used by able and motivated lower-class students, they would be

In: Comparative Sociology

and Lengfeld 2015 ). In Germany and Spain, the introduction of universal and equal suffrage was part of a socio-economic process of modernization, which was driven by the bourgeoisie and the working class. In Poland, the idea of political equality was less democratically motivated, but was part of

In: Comparative Sociology

were used: Skin lightness (or pigmentation/melanization inverted, usually ‘skin color’), a good proxy for ancestry (‘ancestry informative marker’, Shriver et al., 2003), taken from Biasutti (1967, p. 224, numbers were assigned to map shading by a third person, a student). Data for currently living

In: Comparative Sociology
Authors: Louise Koepfler and HY Day

prime con- cern of a person living on a kibbutz, the socialist philosophy, vis-a-vis individual possessions, fashions the meaning of work and its motivators. Com- petition among members may exist, but not for economic reward. Individuals * Thanks are due to professors U. Levithan and M. Rosner at the

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology
Author: Andrée Michel

wife's employment. The data has been collected in recent years from a probabilistic sample provided by the French National Institute of Statistics: 450 French families living in the Paris area and 100 French families living in Bordeaux were interviewed; the sample was stratified by occupational milieu

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology

cultural issues (e.g. religion, assimilation), but often neglects SWB (as noted by De Jong, Chamratrithirong, and Tran 2002 or Nowok et al. 2011 ), even though SWB is a main indicator of integration and many migrants move in order to improve their quality of life (Nowok et al. 2011 ). Following

In: Comparative Sociology
Author: Leon D. Epstein

other modern societies. Thus, they do not stress, as many less sophisticated observers have done, the unusual- and admittedly fascinating-aspects of Australian life. There is even a little debunking of legends; for example, Glenn Withers, in his study of living and working in Australia, shows that the

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology

. After identifying the qualities common to all societies and their cultures, the author offers a theory of social evolution which embraces all peoples. "Man's Way" refers both the way man has come through time, the road he is still on, and his way of life and of living in the many environments of the

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology

In this study, aside from inquiring into headship propensities, we speculate that life-course and development-related factors are important reasons for heading a household instead of living in a subfamily. This includes age, marital status, number of children, ages of oldest and youngest child, urban

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology

talk to people living in their community, so did not gain the respect they felt should come with being older. This stress has led to emotional distress and to a change in how some participants see older age; as a negative life stage. Conclusion This research exemplifies the link between self

In: Comparative Sociology