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  1. Family Poverty in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by C. Anne Broussard, Alfred L. Joseph

    Family Poverty in Diverse Contexts addresses the context of poverty in the United States and focuses on poverty issues that family members must confront as they move through the life course. This edited collection provides a unique perspective that draws together macro and micro research about how...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Families in a Global Context

    Edited by Charles B. Hennon, Stephan M. Wilson

    Learn what trends and factors are influencing families globally How are families the same or different around the world? Families in a Global Context puts the similarities and differences into perspective, presenting an in-depth comparative analysis of family life in 17 countries around the world....

    Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Employment Relations in the Voluntary Sector

    Struggling to Care

    By Ian Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    This new book addresses the topical issues surrounding employment relations in UK voluntary organizations that operate within the quasi-market of social care. Combining an analysis of the established literature with in-depth qualitative field work, Ian Cunningham explores the nature of power...

    Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Legal Responses to Domestic Violence

    By Mandy Burton

    This book aims to examine legal responses to domestic violence in a holistic way. In England and Wales, as in other jurisdictions, much attention has been paid to the criminal justice response to domestic violence. The response of the civil justice system has not been ignored, but has been somewhat...

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Social Work

    Edited by Ann Buchanan

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    With just over a century of history, social work has come of age as a powerful global profession in possession of its own body of knowledge based on research, skills, competence, and an international value system with a code of ethics. Today, social work has developed from humble origins to become...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  7. Segregation

    The Rising Costs for America

    Edited by James H. Carr, Nandinee K. Kutty

    Segregation: The Rising Costs for America documents how discriminatory practices in the housing markets through most of the past century, and that continue today, have produced extreme levels of residential segregation that result in significant disparities in access to good jobs, quality education...

    Published February 12th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Evaluation Practice

    How To Do Good Evaluation Research In Work Settings

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen French Gilson

    Professional accountability has become central to both public and private sectors. Governments have emphasized and even developed empirical models, logic modeling, and evidence-based practice in the programs they support, and not-for-profit, for-profit and NGO entities increasingly rely on...

    Published December 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System

    Through the Cracks

    By Lois Weinberg

    The Systematic Mistreatment of Children in the Foster Care System tells the stories of 10 children in the foster care system from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the efforts by advocates to find them permanent places to live, appropriate schooling, and other essentials they need to...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Mental Health Care in the African-American Community

    Edited by Sadye Logan, Ramona Denby, Priscilla A Gibson

    Over the course of an African American’s lifetime, mental health care needs change according to an individual’s unique interactions with his or her environment. Mental Health Care in the African-American Community uses this perspective to provide a deeper analysis of factors and issues affecting...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge