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Demographic Determinants of the Activity of Farms in Poland in the Acquisition of European Union Funds in the Years 2004-2006

. Racine, J.B. and Reymond, H. 1977: Analiza ilościowa w geografii (Quantitative analysis in geography). PWN, Warszawa. Rudnicki, R. 2004: Renty strukturalne jako nowy instrument kształtowania struktury obszarowej indywidualnych gospodarstw rolnych w Polsce (Structural pensions as a new instrument shaping the size structure of individually held farms in Poland). [In:] Parysek J. (ed.), Rozwój regionalny i lokalny w Polsce w latach 1989-2002 , UAM, Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Poznań, 275-288. Rudnicki, R. 2007

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Moral norms in older Swedish women's drinking narratives. Enduring patterns and successively new features

Moral norms in older Swedish women's drinking narratives. Enduring patterns and successively new features

AIMS - To examine how the changes in women's relationship to alcohol during the 1960s appear in narratives of situated drinking occasions. DATA - Newly collected autobiographies written by women born between 1918 and 1951 are analysed using theories by William Labov on narrative construction and Kenneth Burke on the rhetoric of motives. RESULTS - The historically restrictive attitude to women at all drinking is present in the oldest women's narratives, while the liberalisation of attitudes to alcohol that took place in the 1960s likewise marks the narratives told by the younger women, even though they when writing are of pension able age. With the writers' diminishing age, the norms framing the narratives have changed, from sobriety among the oldest women to controlled moderation among the younger. And yet, the narratives also demonstrate a stable pattern of questioning women's drinking, although the focus has shifted from tasting alcohol at all to the state of becoming intoxicated. CONCLUSIONS - A controlling norm remains in place, which the women have internalised and made their own. The mitigating circumstances and the neutralising explanations that are presented throughout indicate that the women are conscious of the narratives' deviation from the prevailing norm, and show that women take a risk in drinking alcohol. When a woman drinks she risks her femininity.

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Patterns of integration
A Longitudinal View of the Labour Market Attachment of Immigrants in Finland

native language is not Finnish or Swedish. We followed the immigrants’ economic activity and the changes in their main situational statuses (‘sequences’) during the period of 2000–2010. For the items in the sequence analysis, we considered such statuses as ‘apprenticeship’, ‘employment’, ‘unemployment’, ‘economic inactivity’ and ‘pension’. For the sequence characteristics, we considered ‘paths’ of transitions between statuses (employed-unemployed; employed-inactivity; unemployed-inactivity; employed, unemployed, inactivity-apprenticeship, etc.). Based on the

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Alcohol-related sickness absence of young employees in Norway: The impact of social roles and socioeconomic status

pensions. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 53 (4), 223–229. Wichstrøm, L., & Pedersen, W. (2001). Use of anabolic-androgenic steroids in adolescence: Winning, looking good or being bad? Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62 , 5–13. Wilsnack, R. W., & Cheloa, R. (1987). Women’s roles and problem drinking across the lifespan. Social Problems, 34 (3), 231–248.

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Men in Early Childhood: A Moral Panic? A research report from a UK University

Orthopsychiatry 57 (3): 316-331. Ruxton, Sandy. 1996. Children in Europe. NCH Action for Children. Sargent, Paul. 2005. “The Gendering of Men in Early Childhood Education.” Sex Roles 52 (3/4): 251-259. Smeaton, Deborah and Alan Marsh. 2006. Maternity and paternity rights and benefits: survey of parents 2005. London: Policy Studies Institute, Department for Work and Pensions/Department for Trade and Industry. Sumison, Jennifer. 2000. “Negotiating Otherness: a male early childhood worker’s gender positioning

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’Healing Young Hearts’:
emotional and psychosocial dimensions of well-being among young–adult Spanish migrants in the London region

Migration Studies, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 102-118, DOI:10.1080/1369183X.2016.1211004. Cottingham, M 2016, ‘Theorizing emotional capital’, Theory and Society , vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 451-470, DOI: 10.1007/s11186-016-9278-7. Department for Work and Pensions 2017, National Insurance Numbers Allocated to Adult Overseas Nationals. Registrations to March 2017, National Statistics. Available from: < https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/615712/nino-registrations-adult-overseas-nationals-march-2017.pdf >. [Last accessed 16

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Increased alcohol use over the past 20 years among the oldest old in Sweden

klarar vardagen bättre [The elderly have more health problems, yet they manage their daily activities better ]. Läkartidningen, 110, CA33. Fors, S., Modin, B., Koupil, I., & Vågerö, D. (2012) Socioeconomic inequalities in circulatory and all-cause mortality after retirement: The impact of mid-life income and old-age pension. Evidence from the Uppsala Birth Cohort Study. Epidemiology & Community Health, doi:10.1136/ jech.2010.131177 Fors, S., Lennartsson, C., & Lundberg, O. (2011) Live long and prosper? Childhood living conditions

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Ethnic Penalties In Western Labour Markets
Contributions, Explanations, Critiques

, University of California Press, Berkeley. Waters, MC, Kasinitz, P & Asad, AL 2014, ‘Immigrants and African Americans’, Annual Review of Sociology , vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 369-390, DOI: doi:10.1146/annurev-soc-071811-145449 Wood, M, Hales, J, Purdon, S, Sejersen, T & Hayllar, O 2009, A test for racial discrimination in recruitment practice in British cities , Department for Work and Pensions, Research Report No 607.

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The importance of origin and destination country skills for labour market attachment of immigrants from Pakistan, Iran and Turkey

pension funds. It is therefore much more accurate than most data used to measure labour market experience. Labour market status is recorded as the longest held socio-economic position in 2006, based on administrative income and tax information. We define the employed as those with labour market status recorded as wage-earners and self-employed. The alternative consists of both unemployed and immigrants who are out of the labour force, i.e. on public assistance but not actively seeking employment, e.g. on disability or pre-retirement pension. Immigrants arriving after

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Foreign seasonal farm workers’ strategies at the margins of the Finnish welfare state
Informal networks and weak ties

to stay. Furthermore, the pickers were in many cases not aware of whether they gain right to pension from the taxes they pay in Finland. The nature of the picking industry makes assessing future earnings even more difficult, as the harvest depends on the weather. In some cases, there was contradictory information on whether the pickers are insured or not and what the insurance really covers. Pickers themselves occasionally assume that farmers are obliged to have insurance for their pickers, while farmers, in their turn, assume that pickers have their own insurance

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