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Author: Carlotta Joyner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, working, characteristics, labor, child
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1991-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788182102
ISBN-13: 9780788182105

This report examines (1) the economic and demographic characteristics of child workers, (2) the number of serious injuries sustained by children detected by the Dept. of Labor as being illegally employed, and (3) Laborıs policy with regard to penalizing employers illegally employing children who sustain serious injuries and to child labor violations generally. The report relied on 3 data sources: the Bureau of the Censusıs March 1998 Supplement to the Current Population Survey, Dept. of Labor child labor inspection records, and Laborıs FY1990 Operation Child Watch enforcement sweep records.
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Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: construction, costs, fence, initiative, border, secure
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437913113
ISBN-13: 9781437913118

Much of the Americażs 6,000 miles of international borders with Canada and Mexico remains vulnerable to illegal entry of aliens, criminals, and cargo. The Dept. of Homeland Security apprehends hundreds of thousands of people and seizes large volumes of cargo entering the country illegally. However, individuals and an unknown volume of contraband also enter the U.S. illegally and undetected. In 11/05, the Secure Border Initiative (SBI) was announced, a multiyear, multibillion-dollar program aimed at securing U.S. borders and reducing illegal immigration. This report addresses the construction
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Author: Marlou Schrover
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: historical, perspective, global, gender, migration, illegal
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2009-04-15
ISBN-10: 9089640479
ISBN-13: 9789089640475

Today even policymakers acknowledge that the circumstances surrounding illegal migration differ for men and women. Such awareness, however, often merely manifests itself in the political discourse as an oversimplified dichotomy: migrant women as being at risk and migrant men as posing a threat. In contrast to their prevailing existence, migrating illegally or remaining illegal in a foreign country may be an attractive opportunity for both men and women. This incisive book illustrates such a reality through studies that span the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to cover a breadth of geography
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Author: Jeroen de Kloet
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: popular, music, youth, urban, globalisation, china
Number of Pages: 257
Published: 2010-07-15
ISBN-10: 9089641629
ISBN-13: 9789089641625

During the 1990s illegally imported compact discs, known as dakouCDs, flooded into China, opening up the music world to Chinese youth and inspiring them to experiment with new sounds and new lifestyles. Quickly, dakou became the label for a new generation of Chinese, a vibrant generation no longer tied to the Maoist past. Based on fifteen years of fieldwork in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, China with a Cutsurveys the music that emerged in 1990s China and makes a case for its involvement in the rise of China as a cultural and economic global power.
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Author: Julian Newman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: massive, timber, theft, china, papua, frontier, illegal, logging, last
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1437900372
ISBN-13: 9781437900378

Asia has already lost 95% of its frontier forests. Most of what remains is confined to the Indonesian archipelago -- & the province of Papua in Indonesia is home to the largest tract. This report exposes how these last precious forests are being illegally felled & sold off wholesale to China, which is now the largest consumer of stolen timber in the world. Contents: Introduction; Illegal Logging Crisis; Illegal Logging in Papua Province; International Timber Smuggling Syndicates; China -- The Giant Awakens; & Recommendations. Illustrations.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conference, proceedings, recycling, tire, biennial, second
Number of Pages: 293
Published: 1997-01
ISBN-10: 0788137492
ISBN-13: 9780788137495

Approximately 38% of the 29 million tires that are scrapped each year in California are landfilled, stockpiled, or illegally dumped. The sheer volume of discarded tires presents a real dilemma -- or opportunity. This conference provided up-to-date information on recycling, market developments, & management opportunities for waste tires. Designed to promote alternatives to landfill disposal of waste tires, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, & to solicit input for the California Integrated Waste Management Board's tire recycling program.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: review, recipients, disability, status, steps, taking, security, income, ssa, supplemental
Number of Pages: 50
Published:
ISBN-10: 0788140655
ISBN-13: 9780788140655

Ineligible individuals may be receiving disability benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which provides benefits to the low-income disabled & blind. Allegations of fraud, waste, & abuse in the program have been wide spread. Some ineligible non-English-speaking applicants were illegally obtaining benefits through the use of middlemen. There have also been sharp increases in the number of SSI recipients in recent years. From 1990 to 1996, the population of disabled SSI recipients increased by over 40%, from about 3.4 million to nearly 4.8 million. Tables.
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