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Family, kinship and welfare provision in Europe, past and present: commonalities and divergences
  • P. Viazzo
  • Sociology
  • Continuity and Change
  • 1 May 2010
ABSTRACT The realization that European family forms are failing to converge as predicted by modernization theory has led many scholars to suspect that the broad regional differences detected byExpand
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The decline of infant and child mortality. The European experience: 1750-1990.
Introduction: Recent Advances and Some Open Questions in the Long-Term Study of Infant and Child Mortality C.A. Corsini, P.P. Viazzo. 1. Infant Health and Infant Mortality in Europe: Lessons from theExpand
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Upland Communities: Environment, Population and Social Structure in the Alps since the Sixteenth Century
List of illustrations List of tables List of abbreviations Acknowledgements Introduction: anthropology, historical demography and the study of mountain societies 1. Environment, population and socialExpand
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What's so special about the Mediterranean? Thirty years of research on household and family in Italy
  • P. Viazzo
  • History
  • Continuity and Change
  • 1 May 2003
This article discusses the ‘Mediterranean model’ of household formation proposed by Laslett and others in the early 1980s and argues that the notion of a Mediterranean culture area has been used inExpand
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Demographic Histories, Isolation and Social Factors as Determinants of the Genetic Structure of Alpine Linguistic Groups
Great European mountain ranges have acted as barriers to gene flow for resident populations since prehistory and have offered a place for the settlement of small, and sometimes culturally diverse,Expand
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“Taking advantage of emptiness”?. Anthropological perspectives on mountain repopulation and spaces of cultural creativity in the Alpine area
After a century of unbroken demographic decline there are signs in many sectors of the Alpine crescent of a trend reversal which looks especially surprising in those areas (notably the French andExpand
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Child Labour in Historical Perspective 1800-1985: Case Studies from Europe, Japan and Colombia
The aim of the Historical Perspectives series is to use a greater understanding of the history of childhood to shed light on the quest for improved policies and programmes for dealing withExpand
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