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  • Ewijk, Anne R. van (Centre d'Informació i Documentació Internacionals a Barcelona (CIDOB)Grup de Recerca Interdisciplinari sobre Immigració (GRITIM-UPF), 2011)
    This chapter offers a case-study of diversity and diversity policies within the Mossos d’Esquadra, the police force of the Catalan autonomous community in Spain. The case is described in a comprehensive way (including policies ...
  • Billingsley, Sunnee (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2011)
    This study assesses the decline in second birth rates for men and women across different skill levels in transitional Russia. Changes within educational groups and occupational classes are observed over three distinct time ...
  • Zapata Barrero, Ricard (Centre d'Informació i Documentació Internacionals a Barcelona (CIDOB)Grup de Recerca Interdisciplinari sobre Immigració (GRITIM-UPF), 2011)
    The ways in which the dominant cultural majority frames the educational system determine perceptions of its own identity and understandings of the ‘other.’ In this article I take a political approach, by examining ...
  • Vives Vergara, Alejandra, 1971-; Amable, Marcelo; Ferrer, Montserrat; Moncada i Lluís, Salvador, 1957-; Llorens Serrano, Clara; Muntaner, Carles, 1957-; Benavides, Fernando G. (Fernando García); Benach, Joan (Hindawi, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence on the health-damaging effects of precarious employment is limited by the use of one-dimensional approaches focused on employment instability. This study assesses the association between precarious ...
  • Billingsley, Sunnee (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)
    This study engages with the debate over the mortality crises in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe by 1) considering at length and as complementary to each other the two most prominent explanations for ...
  • Rueda Pozo, Silvia; Artazcoz Lazcano, Lucía (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
    This study analyses gender inequalities in health among elderly people in Catalonia (Spain) by adopting a conceptual framework that globally considers three dimensions of health determinants : socio-economic position, ...
  • Rueda Pozo, Silvia; Artazcoz Lazcano, Lucía; Navarro, Vicenç, 1937- (BMJ Publishing Group, 2008)
    Background: This paper analyses gender inequalities in health status and in social determinants of health among the elderly in Western Europe. Methods: Data came from the first wave of the “Survey of Health, Ageing and ...
  • Billingsley, Sunnee (Springer, 2010)
    Fertility has unanimously declined across the entire post-communist region. This study explores the variation in fertility trends over time among these countries and assesses to what degree three explanations are applicable: ...

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