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2016 Annual Meeting at Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. March 31 – April 2 Pre-registration fees: Members: $167.00 Students: $66.00 Non-members: $305.00 Student non-members: $131.00 The preliminary program will be posted January 2016 Visit the Washington, D.C. Convention and Visitors Association for information on restaurants, things to do, and places to go   [...]
The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism represents a state-of-the-art review of the critical importance of the links between gender and migration in a globalising world. It draws on original, largely field-based contributions by authors across a range of disciplinary provenances worldwide. [...]
Every two years, the Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP) publishes a report on the state of the Italian Population. This year's report provides a careful insight of the effects of the economic crisis on several demographic indicators. Download the report here: 2015_aisp_report.pdf [...]
An analytical report prepared by Asghar Zaidi and David Stanton under the joint management project by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the European Commission’s Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) was launched on 16 April 2015 at an International Seminar “Building an evidence base for active ageing policies: the Active Ageing Index and its potential”. [...]
This comparative study of European time transfers reveals the full extent of transfers in the form of unpaid work and highlights the existence of important gender differences in household time production. A large quantity of goods and services are produced by household members for their own consumption, without involving market transactions. [...]
The Yearbook of International Religious Demography presents an annual snapshot of the state of religious statistics around the world. Every year large amounts of data are collected through censuses, surveys, polls, religious communities, scholars, and a host of other sources. These data are collated and analysed by research centers and scholars around the world. [...]
Rising inequality will be the single most prominent societal challenge for the EU in the coming decades, says a newly published report titled “Europe’s Societal Challenges. An analysis of global societal trends to 2030 and their impact on the EU”. The authors argue that because the EU is entering an era of long-term slow economic growth, it cannot rely on productivity growth as the engine for wellbeing. The EU must invest in its human resources, giving citizens the tools to seize all the opportunities that come their way, by boosting health, inclusion, education, skills and connectivity. [...]

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