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2017
Journal  - Environmental and Planning A
Neighbourhood effects’ on children’s educational achievement in Chile: The effects of inequality and polarization

This article studies the effects of the neighborhood in which a school is located on children's mathematics achievement in Chile. It uses data taken from a sample of 127,020 sixth grade students measured[...]

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2017
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Collective memories of colonialism and acculturation dynamics among Congolese immigrants living in Belgium

Collective memories of the historical past allow group members to make sense of their shared past but also to project themselves in the present and future. In this line, collective memories of colonialism[...]

Author (s): Ana Figueiredo, Géraldine Oldenhovea, Laurent Licataa

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2015
Journal  - Gestión y Tendencias
¿Amenaza o Realidad? La Judicialización del Conflicto Laboral en Chile

(Available only in spanish:) El presente artículo muestra cómo el conflicto laboral en Chile se encuentra altamente judicializado. Se explica este proceso como el resultado de un doble proceso. Por[...]

Author (s): Francisca Gutiérrez
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2015
Journal  - Journal of Youth and Adolescence
Why and How to Promote Adolescents’ Prosocial Behaviors: Direct, Mediated and Moderated Effects of the CEPIDEA School-Based Program

Prosocial behaviors are considered integral to intervention goals that seek to promote successful youth development. This study examines the effect of a school-based intervention program entirely designed[...]

Author (s): Paula Luengo, Caprara, G.V.; Zuffianò, A.; Gerbino, M.; Pastorelli, C.
Documento
2016
Journal  - POLIS - Revista Latinoamericana
Trade unions without associates? Ideologies of trade union representativeness in Chile

Since the 1970s, union density has declined in various occidental societies, including Chile. The aim of this paper is twofold: first, to show the weak reaction of authorities, trade unions, and scholarship[...]

Author (s): Francisca Gutiérrez
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2017
Journal  - Problèmes d'Amérique Latine
Tout change parce que rien ne change? Politiques sociales et cycles de transformation économique et institutionnelle au Chili

Everything changes because nothing changes? Social policies and economic and institutional transformation cycles in Chile
In this article, we analyze Chilean social policies over the last thirty[...]

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2013
Journal  - Cambridge Journal of Economics
The quality of employment and decent work: definitions, methodologies, and ongoing debates

This article explores the development of concepts related to the ‘quality of employment’ in the academic literature in terms of their definition, methodological progress and ongoing policy debates.[...]

Author (s): Kirsten Sehnbruch, B. Burchell, A. Piasna, N. Agloni
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2016
Journal  - Gerontologist
Retirement Sequences of Older Americans: Moderately Destandardized and Highly Stratified Across Gender, Class, and Race

Purpose of the Study:
A destandardization of labor-force patterns revolving around retirement has been observed in recent literature. It is unclear, however, to which degree and of which kind.[...]

Author (s): Ignacio Madero-Cabib, E. Calvo; U. Staudinger
Documento
2017
Journal  - Environmental and Planning A
Neighbourhood effects’ on children’s educational achievement in Chile: The effects of inequality and polarization

This article studies the effects of the neighborhood in which a school is located on children's mathematics achievement in Chile. It uses data taken from a sample of 127,020 sixth grade students measured[...]

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2017
Journal  - Latin American Politics and Society
Mapping Religious Change in Latin America

Using Latinobarometer survey data, we study the evolution of religious identities among the adult populations of 17 Latin American countries between 1996 and 2013. We find several interesting patterns.[...]

Author (s): Matías Bargsted, Nicolás Somma, Valenzuela, E.
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2017
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Longitudinal Relations among Positivity, Perceived Positive School Climate, and Prosocial Behavior in Colombian Adolescents

Bidirectional relations among adolescents’ positivity, perceived positive school climate, and prosocial behavior were examined in Colombian youth. Also, the role of a positive school climate in mediating[...]

Author (s): Paula Luengo, Eisenberg, N., Thartoori, E., Pastorelli, C., Uribe, L., Gerbino, M., Caprara, G.
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