Declining Inequality in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Luis Felipe López-Calva, Nora Claudia Lustig
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-01 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the 1990s, however, income concentration began to fall across the region. Of the seventeen countries for which comparable data are available, twelve have experienced a decline, particularly since 2000. This book is among
Access to Justice in Iran
Language: en
Authors: Sahar Maranlou
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers a critical and in-depth analysis of access to justice from international and Islamic perspectives. Existing Western models have highlighted the mechanisms by which individuals can access justice; however, access to justice incorporates various conceptions of justice and of its users. This book evaluates the historical development of
From Parent to Child
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Jere R. Behrman, Robert A. Pollak, Paul Taubman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-08-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

How do parents allocate human capital among their children? To what extent do parental decisions about resource allocation determine children's eventual economic success? The analyses in From Parent to Child explore these questions by developing and testing a model in which the earnings of children with different genetic endowments respond
International Health Law
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: André den Exter
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Maklu

In the 21st century, complex health care problems remain unsolved. Conflicts between public interests and individual rights, evolving public health crises in low income countries, the challenge of regulating health professionals, and the effects of globalization on health care systems dominate the contemporary debates in this field. Facing these problems,
The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Patricia Friedrich, Eduardo H. Diniz de Figueiredo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-22 - Publisher: Routledge

The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes introduces core areas of sociolinguistics and explores how each one has been transformed by the current era of digital communication and the Internet. Addressing the changing dynamics of English(es) in the digital age, this ground-breaking book: discusses the spread of English and its current status