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  1. Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Researching Trust and Health

    Edited by Julie Brownlie, Alexandra Greene, Alexandra Howson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    There is currently a lively debate ongoing in society about the nature of trust and the conditions necessary to establish and sustain it. Given the role of trust in bridging uncertainty, it is perhaps not surprising that as our consciousness of risk has increased, the role and nature of trust in...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Crime and the Life Course

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Benson

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    In recent years, the lifecourse perspective has become a popular theoretical orientation toward crime. Yet despite its growing importance in the field of criminology, most textbooks give it only cursory treatment. Crime and the Lifecourse: An Introduction by Michael L. Benson provides a...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Designed for Habitat

    Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity

    By David Hinson, Justin Miller

    If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Linking Integration and Residential Segregation

    Edited by Gideon Bolt, A. Sule Özüekren, Deborah Phillips

    Policy-makers tend to view the residential segregation of minority ethnic groups in a negative light as it is seen as an obstacle to their integration. In the literature on neighbourhood effects, the residential concentration of minorities is seen as a major impediment to their social mobility and...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Social Work: The Basics

    By Mark Doel

    Series: The Basics

    Social Work: The Basics is an insightful introduction to the often misrepresented world of social work. This accessible book presents a broad view of contemporary social work, exploring its roots and its possible future. It dispels myths surrounding social work, addresses media debates, and offers...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Transforming Asian Governance

    Rethinking assumptions, challenging practices

    Edited by M Ramesh, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Improving Organizational Interventions For Stress and Well-Being

    Addressing Process and Context

    Edited by Caroline Biron, Maria Karanika-Murray, Cary Cooper

    This book brings together a number of experts in the field of organizational interventions for stress and well-being, and discusses the importance of process and context issues to the success or failure of such interventions. The book explores how context and process can be incorporated into...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Population Mental Health

    Evidence, Policy, and Public Health Practice

    Edited by Neal Cohen, Sandro Galea

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Over the last century public health efforts, such as immunization, safer food practices, public health education and promotion, improved sanitation, and water purification have been very successful in eradicating and controlling a host of diseases. The result has been a dramatic improvement in...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. World-Regional Social Policy and Global Governance

    New Research and Policy Agendas in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America

    Edited by Bob Deacon, Maria Cristina Macovei, Luk Van Langenhove, Nicola Yeates

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This volume explores the case for and the prospects of the development of world-regional social policies as integral elements of a pluralistic, equitable and effective system of global governance. Focusing on transnational regionalism, this book examines the trajectory and crossing over of the...

    Published February 28th 2012 by Routledge