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Summer, August 1997, Number 51
Price Revolutions and "Deep" Social Change from the 12th Century to
Dudley L. Poston (Texas A&M University) reviews The Great Wave:
Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History, by David Hackett Fischer.
SOCIAL REPORTS:Abbott L. Ferriss reviews World Development Report 1997: The State
Monitoring the World: Annual Progress Report from the World
in a Changing World.
A New Report on Living Conditions and Inequality in the European Union
1997Kenneth C. Land (Duke University) reviews Living conditions and
in the European Union 1997.
Briefly Noted -- Two Recent Reports on the Status of Children in the
United StatesKenneth C. Land (Duke Unniversity) reviews
KIDS COUNT Databook:
State Profiles of Child Well-Being,
and America's Children: Key National
Indicators of Well-Being.
DATA:World Wide Web Database on Aging and Health in the United States.
New Cohort Joins Survey of United States Labor Market Experiences.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:Rudolf Andorka (1931-1997)
New SINET World Wide Web Homepage
A Workshop on Sustainable Development in Mannheim
The 1997 ISQOLS Conference
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