Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 15


Jared A. Jaworski (Editor)

Series: Advances in Sociology Research
BISAC: SOC026000

This continuing series presents original leading edge research results in the field of sociology. Each chapter has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial advances across a broad spectrum. Included in this compilation are topics such as the translation of homelessness into healthcare risk for youth; Medicaid capitation of the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly using grade-of-membership methods; the experience in trans-cultural work in pediatric hematology and oncology; classroom processes of gender socialization in Chinese kindergartens; student-teachers’ changing perceptions of gender advantages and disadvantages in the New Zealand primary school environment; the early experience of tactile stimulation and its behavioral consequences related to socialization in mammals; public housing strategies; and employment and economic reform. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – The Early Experience of Tactile Stimulation and Its Behavioral Consequences Related to Socialization in Mammals (pp. 1-28)
Vladimir S. Gromov (A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS, Moscow, Russia)

Chapter 2 – The Translation of Homelessness into Healthcare Risk for Youth (pp. 29-54)
Inger Anthony (PCC Community Wellness Center-Austin, Chicago, IL, USA)

Chapter 3 – Classroom Processes of Gender Socialization in Four Chinese Kindergartens: A Contextual Account on the Teachers’ Practices and Contributions (pp. 55-82)
Eve Siu Ling Chen and Nirmala Rao (Open University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong)

Chapter 4 – Masculinities and Femininities: Student-Teachers’ Changing Perceptions of Gender Advantages and Disadvantages in the New Zealand Primary School Environment (pp. 83-106)
Penni Cushman and Jenny Clarke (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)

Chapter 5 – Public Housing Strategies in Ogun State: Implication for Urban Development in Nigeria (pp. 107-128)
Eziyi Offia Ibem (Department of Architecture, College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria)

Chapter 6 – Employment and Economic Reform: Scientific Research, Sustainable Development and Conservation in Sudan (pp. 129-156)
Abdeen Mustafa Omer (Energy Research Institute (ERI), Khartoum, Sudan)

Chapter 7 – Toward Medicaid Capitation of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly [PACE] Using Grade-of-Membership Methods (pp. 157-182)
Darryl Wieland, Bruce Kinosian and Eric Stallard (Center for Population Health and Aging, Duke Population Research Institute and Social Science Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC and others)

Chapter 8 – “Lost in Translation”: The Experience in Trans-Cultural Work in an Italian Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (pp. 183-190)
D. Caprino and L. Massimo (Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, G.Gaslini Scientific Children’s Hospital, Genova, Italy)


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