|   Prof. Yonathan Anson   |  

                                                                                                                  CURRICULUM VITATE
                                                                                                                         April  2005

Personal Details

Name:           Yonathan (Jon) Anson
Address:      Work: Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84 105 Beer Sheva, Israel
                       Tel. +972 - 8 - 6479314
                       Fax. +972 - 8 - 6472933
                       E-mail: anson@bgumail.bgu.ac.il
                       Home: Reuven Hecht 18, 84680 Beer Sheva, Israel.
                       Tel. +972 - 8 - 6489286
                       Mobile: 067 233279

Ph.D.            1985 Brown University, Providence RI, USA, Sociology.
                      Title of thesis: The Parameters of Death: A Proposed Parameterization of the Mortality Curve.
M.S.W.         1980 Title of thesis: Population Dispersal: The migration balance of small Jewish towns in Israel, 1973-1976.
B.A.              1968 University of Leeds, England, Sociology.

Departmental and Faculty Responsibilities

Member, Faculty Planning Committe
Member, Faculty Masters Studies Committe
Chair, Department MSW Committee
Academic responsibility, departmental computer facilties

Scientific Publications

                a. Chapters in collective volumes

1.   Anson, J., 2002, "Of entropies and inequalities: Summary measures of the age distribution of mortality," in Wunsch, G. & Mouchart, M. (eds) Life Tables: Data, Methods and Models, Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp.95-116.

2.   Anson, J., 2002, "The life table: A sociological overview," in Wunsch, G. & Mouchart, M. (eds) Life Tables: Data, Methods and Models (invited chapter) Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp.283-303. 

               b. Refereed articles in scientific journals

 Chernichovsky, D. & Anson, J., 2005, "The Jewish -- Arab divide in life expectancy in Israel," Economics and Human Biology, 3, 123-137.

2.  Anson, J., 2004, "The migrant mortality advantage: A 70-month follow up of the Brussels population," European Journal of Population, 20, 191-218.

3.  Anson, J., 2003, "Sex differences in mortality at the local level: An analysis of Belgian municipalities," European Journal of Population, 19, 1-28.

4.  Anson, J., 2002, "Immigrant mortality in Belgium: The person and the place," Archives of Public Health, 60: 1-21, http://www.iph.fgov.be/aph/aphfull60_1_21.pdf

5.  Lev-Wiesel, R. & Anson, J., 2002, "Exposure to domestic violence among members of a community in transition," Journal of Social Work Research and Evaluation, 3(1): 75-87.

6.  Anson, J. & Anson, O., 2001, "Death rests a while: Holy-day and Sabbath effects on Jewish mortality in Israel", Social Science and Medicine, 52(1): 83-97.

7.  Anson, J., 2000, "Nationalism and Fertility in Francophone Montreal: The majority as minority," Canadian Studies in Population, 27(2):377-400.

8.  Anson, J. & Anson O., 2000, "Thank God It’s Friday: The weekly cycle of mortality in Israel," Population Research and Policy Review, 19(2):143- 154.

9.  Nathan R. & Anson J., 1999, "Mishtanei hareqa’ shel hamechurim lesamim, asher hitzlixu lisrod b’tahalich hagmila v’hashiqum" ("Background characteristics of drug addicts who completed a drug detoxification and rehabilitation programme," Hebrew) Mishtara V’Chevra (Police and Society), 3 :29-62.

10.  Slonim-Nevo, V. & Anson J. , 1998, "Evaluating practice: Does it improve treatment outcome?" Social Work Research, 22 (2):66-74.

11.  Anson O., & Anson, J., 1997, "Surviving the holidays: Gender differences in mortality in the context of three Moslem holidays," Sex Roles, 37(5/6): 381-399.

12.  Anson J. & Meir, A., 1996, "Religiosity, nationalism and fertility in Israel," European Journal of Population, 12 (1):1-25.

13.  Anson, J. & Meir, A., 1996, "Datiyut, leumanut ufiryon b’yisrael," (Religiosity, nationalism and fertility in Israel, Hebrew translation of previous item) Bitaxon Soziali, 46: 43-63.

14.  Anson J. & Slonim-Nevo, V., 1995, "Correspondence analysis, a graphical tool for the presentation and interpretation of cross classified data: An illustration using contraceptive behaviour of male adolescents," Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 19(1):61-7

15.  Slonim-Nevo, V., Anson J. & Sova, J., 1995, "Delayed abortion among teenagers: Can we identify a population at risk?" Health Care for Women International, 16 :101-112.