• This course focuses on the diversity of family forms in contemporary societies (particularly Canada) in relation to various social institutions and processes, including demographic trends, ideology, gender inequality, the economy, the state and social policies. (sfu.ca)
  • Emphasis on economic processes, political/legal aspects, and social activism. (uvm.edu)
  • Owing to the virtual impossibility for a political party or individual to acquire a major office without joining pro-regime parties or pledging personal loyalty to the regime and the reality that government critics of the opposition remain excluded from formal political processes and institutions, Kazakhstan's rating in national democratic governance remains at 6.75. (freedomhouse.org)
  • using this approach, then, what we find is that, after Spencer and Ward, there were injected into the stream of American sociological thought two quite different attitudes toward the problem of geographic and material influences in social processes. (brocku.ca)
  • The study used two key criminological perspectives, social disorganization theories and opportunity theories, to inform their identification of risk factors in the study and then contrast the impacts of these perspectives in the context of multivariate statistical models. (umich.edu)
  • M. Foddy, M. Smithson, Theories and Strategies for Studying Social Dilemmas. (routledge.com)
  • while Claude Lévi-Strauss saw traditional societies as 'cold' societies in that they refused to allow the historical process to define their social sense of legitimacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Traditional societies have been seen as characterised by powerful collective memories sanctioned by ritual, and with social guardians ensuring continuity of communal practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through this, they manage to control marginalized groups in societies. (worldatlas.com)
  • This is when people start to protest, and they become the ones that uphold and enforce the real social order and the values that we should all strive for in our societies. (worldatlas.com)
  • An introduction to the field of social gerontology, including the study of current thinking and research about the changing social conditions for the elderly in industrialized societies. (fisk.edu)
  • As a human services major with an option in education, you will complete required courses in early childhood development, atypical development, teaching as a profession, American national government, societies, social problems and exceptional individuals. (waynesburg.edu)
  • Social Control reads as an erudite essay on human society, with an emphasis on the problem of social order.The book discusses a wide range of societies, from ancient Greece and various non-Western nations to the United States in the author's own days.The bibliography includes such classic figures as Herbert Spencer, Emile Durkheim, and Ferdinand Tönnies. (jhu.edu)
  • This lesson will seek to explain the different social controls or constraints that exist in societies around the globe. (study.com)
  • In other words, what social constraints or controls, things like blessing someone after they sneeze, exist within societies? (study.com)
  • The United Nations' policy on "sustainable development," for example, has social inclusion as a prime objective for the "wellbeing of individuals and societies" ( UN General Assembly, 2013 , p. 12). (frontiersin.org)
  • Relations of particular social movements to long-term cultural changes. (fisk.edu)
  • Analysis of racial prejudice, discrimination, and other dominant group practices directed toward Native, Asian-, and African-Americans and their social movements for integration, accommodation, and separatism. (uvm.edu)
  • In Part 1 of this series, I examined the elite assault on education - through the Chamber of Commerce, right-wing think tanks, and the Trilateral Commission - which arose in response to the massive social and political activist movements of the 1960s. (thepeoplesvoice.org)
  • This suggests that tobacco control policies and cessation interventions targeting the general population have not worked as effectively for persons with mental illness. (nih.gov)
  • As we consider phenomena ranging from interactions among individuals to societal and global inequalities, students critically examine social issues to build their understanding of the world. (sfu.ca)
  • His research focuses on digital inequalities, sustainable development, and the solution of social problems. (firstmonday.org)
  • There is much scope for making social protection policies and programmes more gender sensitive and for better aligning them with agricultural and rural development policies to address gender inequalities and foster sustainable poverty reduction. (eldis.org)
  • As a graduate student, Ross spent two years in Germany, studying philosophy in Berlin, but there is no record of his meeting any of that country's young generation of social scientists. (jhu.edu)
  • and possession of firearms, explosives and anti-tank RPGs with the purpose of "disrupting the country's social, economic and political life. (nostate.net)
  • In a related policy initiative, EC Member States established an EU Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion to evaluate each country's social aspects of their official National Reform Programmes (NRPs). (frontiersin.org)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. (cdc.gov)
  • 9 If we project from where we are now in terms of prevalence in the country, we'll attain a current smoking prevalence of about 19 or 20% by the year 2000 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], Office on Smoking and Health [OSH], unpublished data). (bmj.com)
  • Comparison of 174 day and nighttime conversations among the Ju/'hoan (!Kung) Bushmen of southern Africa, supplemented by 68 translated texts, suggests that day talk centers on economic matters and gossip to regulate social relations. (pnas.org)
  • William Darrow of the Centers for Disease Control. (1vsm.com)
  • The Europe-oriented authoritarian-patrimonial regime of Nazarbaev has allowed an inner circle of close family, friends, and business associates to exert formal and informal influence over vital economic resources and political positions, offering rapid career mobility to technocratic elites and top-level government bureaucrats. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Analysis of the causes and consequences of varying relationships among population size, distribution and composition, social organization, technology, and resource base. (uvm.edu)
  • Introduces anthropological perspectives on illness and healing as a means of exploring the social existence of the body. (sfu.ca)
  • Contributions from across all disciplines and elds of study from a wide-range of theoretical, practical, social and political perspectives are welcome for KSBL Review. (scribd.com)
  • Furthermore, this book considers both technical, human and social perspectives, which are crucial to solving complex problems. (wiley-vch.de)
  • To review the outcomes, nature and quality of published randomised controlled trials of preventive and treatment internet interventions for depression and anxiety disorders, and to document the availability of effective interventions. (mja.com.au)
  • 1 - 10 Three of these reviews focused specifically on randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of internet interventions. (mja.com.au)
  • 8 - 13 In fact, one meta-analysis of 31 randomized controlled trials found that self-management education interventions led to a 0.76% reduction in glycosylated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels (95% confidence interval 0.34-1.18). (springer.com)
  • Legislation, Food" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) . (harvard.edu)
  • This is why it has been said that the language used in some legislation is controlling and dictating for what should or should not be accepted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The findings add to the behavioral perspective of corporate governance bringing aspects of the social fabric into the corporate governance puzzle. (springer.com)
  • Specifically, cognitive behavioral treatments - which include techniques such as exposure therapy, cognitive restructuring without exposure, exposure therapy with cognitive restructuring, and social skills training - appear to be highly effective in treating social anxiety in a time-limited manner. (psychcentral.com)
  • These include cognitive therapy (a component of CBT), social skills training alone, relaxation exercises, exposure therapy alone/behavioral therapy, and some other types of less-practiced forms of psychotherapy. (psychcentral.com)
  • It covers important topics such as organizational design, modelling and intervention in socio-economic systems, participatory and/or community-based modelling, application of systems engineering tools to social problems, applications of computational behavioral modeling, computational modelling and management of complexity, and more. (wiley-vch.de)
  • crime occurs if people suffer relative deprivation, marginalization (social, political and economic) and live in areas with deviant subcultures (Lea and Young). (markedbyteachers.com)
  • An examination of families and households in social, cultural, political and economic context. (sfu.ca)
  • Examines social, economic, and political factors associated with environmental impacts on disenfranchised communities of color. (fisk.edu)
  • train students in political science as part of an interdisciplinary major in social science. (waynesburg.edu)
  • Social Systems Engineering: The Design of Complexity is an excellent text for academics and graduate students in engineering and social science--specifically, economists, political scientists, anthropologists, and management scientists with an interest in finding systematic ways to intervene and improve social systems. (wiley-vch.de)
  • The study examines the relationship between digital skills and political participation, while controlling for political capital and exposure to political information via social media. (firstmonday.org)
  • Digital skills are conceptualized in four sub-types (operational, formal, informational, and strategic) and political participation in three sub-types (online, off-line, and civic participation). (firstmonday.org)
  • Findings indicate that digital skills of each type positively influence political participation and, similarly, exposure to political content through social media and political capital have positive effects on political participation. (firstmonday.org)
  • He has facilitated considerable social and ethnic stability through a mix of top-down control and the promotion of economic well-being at the cost of political freedoms. (freedomhouse.org)
  • NGOs engaged in advocacy for civil rights and political reforms remain dependent on foreign donors and find their activities under continuing surveillance through financial audits and other forms of control. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Data collection consisted of a household interview of residents aged 18 and older to assess key neighborhood dimensions, including the dynamic structure of the local community, organizational and political structure, cultural values, informal social control, formal social control, and social cohesion. (umich.edu)
  • Thus, the argument allows that there was a long period of apparent grace and pacific existence, but says that humans simply didn't have the mental capacity to leave simple ways behind in favor of complex social and technological achievement. (theanarchistlibrary.org)
  • Control of fire and the capacity for cooking led to major anatomical and residential changes for early humans, starting more than a million years ago. (pnas.org)
  • Students will learn about the profound impact the spectre of "folk devils" have on civil and state regulation projects, and about the diversity of social ordering ideologies, policies and practices encompass. (sfu.ca)
  • The study linked 16 years of official crime data on street segments (a street block between two intersections) in Seattle, Washington, to a series of datasets examining social and physical characteristics of micro places over time, and examined not only the geography of developmental patterns of crime at place but also the specific factors that are related to different trajectories of crime. (umich.edu)
  • Both the state and social capital are factors that Ostrom describes in several of the empirical case studies upon which the book is based but that she does not focus on in the book's theoretical argument. (thecommonsjournal.org)
  • Geographic Factors as Social Forces. (brocku.ca)
  • From the time of Spencer and Ward there have been two fundamentally different attitudes displayed toward the problem of geographic and material factors in social causation each typical of one of these two men. (brocku.ca)
  • he derives the psychic factors from the physical factors, but thinks of the psychic and social factors as operative on a plane of their own, once they have appeared in the course of the general cosmic process of evolution. (brocku.ca)
  • 8. The present Guidelines should also be implemented in the context of the economic, social and cultural conditions prevailing in each Member State. (ohchr.org)
  • 5. The public investment program proposed by the government focuses on health, basic sanitation, housing, education, rural development, and infrastructure that cannot be carried out by the private sector due to the low economic return despite its high social return. (imf.org)
  • After securing 91 percent of the vote in the December 2005 elections, President Nazarbaev, together with members of the government, diplomats abroad, regime-controlled media, and the entire propaganda apparatus, reinvigorated the campaign to obtain the rotating OSCE chair for 2009 by acclaiming Kazakhstan's success in promoting economic growth, social stability, and orderly conduct of multiparty and multi-candidate elections. (freedomhouse.org)
  • As such, extending social protection to rural populations has great potential for fostering rural women's economic empowerment. (eldis.org)
  • However, little is known about what transpired when firelight extended the day, creating effective time for social activities that did not conflict with productive time for subsistence activities. (pnas.org)
  • Fairness of interpersonal treatment and organisational procedures capture more basic elements of the social structure in which these characteristics are operating. (bmj.com)
  • Variables include measures of the best and worst aspects of living in Chicago, how long residents had lived in a particular neighborhood, characteristics of their neighborhood, including types of social service agencies available, and if they would consider moving to a different neighborhood and why. (umich.edu)
  • The agencies that supply policy analysis for social welfare issues need to improve their databases and modeling tools. (nap.edu)
  • In framing an investment strategy, agencies confront the fact of continual change in the policy landscape even though the basic concerns of social welfare policy have not changed much in the years since the Great Depression and World War II: for example, the current interest in revamping the nation's patchwork system of health care financing carries echoes of similar debates going back at least as far as the Truman administration. (nap.edu)
  • The EU Network's initial report ( Frazer and Marlier, 2011 , pp. 5-7) suggested that "in many instances, the social inclusion measures proposed in the NRPs are imprecise or aspirational in nature… Many Member States still need to develop better targeted social inclusion measures and to develop specific strategies to reach the most vulnerable. (frontiersin.org)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder - formerly known as social phobia - is commonly treated by either psychotherapy or certain types of psychiatric medications . (psychcentral.com)
  • However, some means of social control can be abused by the people in positions of power. (worldatlas.com)
  • We built roads and traffic signs to control the way people behave when they are driving. (worldatlas.com)
  • This goes far beyond just roads because, throughout many different parts of our cities that we need to go through every day, we have built ways that can seamlessly control the way people move around and behave. (worldatlas.com)
  • However, there are times when the police can abuse their power, and the people start losing trust in them as a tool that should maintain social control. (worldatlas.com)
  • Engages with contemporary social life around the world, including the relations among people, ideas, and things. (sfu.ca)
  • We exclude from the social market all direct cross counter purchases made by young people for themselves or purchases from machines, which we term commercial purchases. (bmj.com)
  • Concurrently, social sources became the main source of cigarettes for young people, where directly purchased commercial sources had been the most important previously. (bmj.com)
  • Social media offers the opportunity for people to gather in online communities of shared interest and create, share or consume content. (amba.org.au)
  • The People Powered Health approach recognises the social as well as medical aspects of long-term conditions. (nesta.org.uk)
  • It creates a set of tools for clinicians to use with patients to address the behavioural and social aspects of long term conditions - helping people to exercise more, eat more healthily, build strong social networks and feel supported and in control of their lives. (nesta.org.uk)
  • Alternative provision is not intended to replace traditional planned medical care, but to complement it by developing an infrastructure to reliably and consistently deliver social models of support to enable people to live better. (nesta.org.uk)
  • Health and well-being are social experiences. (sfu.ca)
  • This report brings together our practical learning and evidence on different ways to integrate and promote community-based services into health and social care. (nesta.org.uk)
  • Watch the video looking at different ways to integrate and promote community-based services into health and social care. (nesta.org.uk)
  • The federal ministry and provincial health departments with the support of WHO and other partners are responding to control and limit the spread of this outbreak. (who.int)