Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 32


Jared A. Jaworski (Editor)

Series: Advances in Sociology Research
BISAC: SOC026000

Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 32 first introduces the historical development of language diversity from the perspective of the economy and politics in China. The timeline is as follows: Qin Dynasty, Song Dynasty, Ming Dynasty, Qing Dynasty.
Following this, a study is included wherein 11 different demographic, socioeconomic and entrepreneurial lenses were used to examine the demographic-socioeconomic-entrepreneurial nexus of more than 3000 U.S. counties.
Later, the authors focus on the challenges of housing the urban poor in Jakarta, one of the largest capitals in developing countries. Particularly, urbanization and population growth issues are discussed.
Mobilizations regarding migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees in Greece are investigated, as well as pro-migrant and anti-migrant citizen mobilizations and initiatives of solidarity and hostility.
In the closing study, the authors check for the presence of power law degree distributions in Facebook Page Networks, analyzing data collected from 325 Facebook fan pages from an Argentinian city.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The Dominant Languages in History, the Promotion of Common Languages and the Protection of Heritage Languages in Guangxi
(Dehong Luo, Department of Education and Psychology, Huaihua University, Huaihua, Hunan, China)

Chapter 2. Power Laws and the Demographic-Socioeconomic-Entrepreneurial Nexus of United States Counties
(Danie Francois Toerien, Centre for Environmental Management, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa)

Chapter 3. Housing Challenges for Urban Poor: Kampungs in Jakarta, Indonesia
(Waleed S. Alzamil, Department of Urban Planning, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

Chapter 4. Solidarity Versus Hostility: Pro-Migrant and Anti-Migrant Citizen Mobilizations in Greece Since 2015
(Theodoros Fouskas, PhD, Sociologist, Department of Public Health Policy and 2019-2020 NSRF University Scholarship, Department of Public and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of West Attica, Greece)

Chapter 5. Facebook Fan Pages: Structure and Determinants of Small World and Free Scale Networks in an Urban Setting
(Emiliano M. Gutiérrez and Juan M. C. Larrosa, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales del Sur, Bahía Blanca, Argentina, and others)


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