Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 17


Jared A. Jaworski (Editor)

Series: Advances in Sociology Research
BISAC: SOC026000

The authors of this book discuss the latest advances in sociology research. Chapters include research on empowering youth who were diagnosed with learning disabilities and attended mainstream schools; the study of territorial processes, such as land use and land use change, which can give rise to serious health problems, such as tuberculosis (TB0 and diseases which relate to nutritional status, even in countries with high levels of development; child maltreatment from a transactional, multimethod and translational perspective and a proposed research agenda that can advance innovations in how societies assess and respond to child maltreatment; the analysis of the root causes of the social movements in Spain, the different and similarities with historical and modern social movements, its achievements and failures and its impact on the democratic political system, social movements and left parties, providing a framework for setting future scenarios and challenges; a discussion based on the authors’ research on whether university students can benefit from engaging in romantic relationships; recent studies on the different factors affecting housework division; and the impact on racial heterogeneity, residential instability and socioeconomic status on incidents of criminal behavior and specific crime types, as well as policy implications.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Empowerment and Participation of Children and Youth with Learning Disabilities
(Efrosini Kalyva and Vlastaris Tsakiris, The International Faculty of The University of Sheffield, City College, Thessaloniki, Greece, and others)

Chapter 2
Health and Illness: A Systemic Territorial Approach
(MLucía Castañeda Cediel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México –UNAM, Mexico)

Chapter 3
Translational Research in Child Maltreatment: Innovations in Assessing and Managing Risk
(Ginny Sprang, Miriam Silman, Adrienne Whitt- Woosley and Aimee Mau, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, UK Center on Trauma and Children, UK)

Chapter 4
Evolution of Social Movements in Spain: Achievements and Challenges of the Indignant Movement
(Tomás Alberich, Profesor Titular Universidad de Jaén, Spain)

Chapter 5
Should University Students be Engaged in Romantic Relationships
(Joseph Wu, Hoi Yan Cheung and Veronica Lai, Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, and others)

Chapter 6
Recent Advances in Housework Research: The Factors Affecting the Domestic Arrangements of Contemporary Couples
(Lorenzo Todesco, University of Torino, Department of Cultures, Politics and Society, Lungo Dora Siena, Torino, Italy)

Chapter 7
Social Disorganization Theory: An Examination of Racial Heterogeneity, Residential Instability, and Socioeconomic Status
(Arielle Simmons, and Michael E. Antonio, West Chester University, PA, USA)


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