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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation

    By Sam King

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance

    By Sarah Kingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Prostitution often causes significant anxiety for communities. These communities have been known to campaign against its presence in ‘their’ neighbourhoods, seeking the removal of street sex workers and their male clients. Although research and literature has begun to explore prostitution from the...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Retirement in Japan and South Korea

    The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement

    Edited by Masa Higo, Thomas R. Klassen

    This book analyses reforms to retirement policies in Japan and South Korea, especially in the context of rapid population ageing. A defining feature of the labour markets and workplaces in these two nations, and the lives of workers and families, is involuntary retirement at relatively young ages....

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Crowds in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from contemporary social science

    Edited by John Drury, Clifford Stott

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since 2008, the European Union has been affected by one of the most severe crises in the history of Europe. This book builds on the work of Jürgen Habermas to answer the key question: is Europe strong enough to overcome the recent crisis? Arguing that recovery can only take place if the citizens of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Diversity in Europe

    Dilemnas of differential treatment in theory and practice

    Edited by Gideon Calder, Emanuela Ceva

    From bans on religious symbols in public spaces, to the provision of abortion by doctors, recent cases across Europe have highlighted acute dilemmas about how best to respond to the claims of individuals or groups feeling that their values or beliefs are not treated fairly by the law. Diversity in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A. Schlosser

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sikkim Human Development Report 2014

    Expanding Opportunities, Promoting Sustainability

    By Sikkim Human Development Report Cell, Government of Sikkim

    This report brings together the findings of a decade-long field survey conducted in the Indian state of Sikkim. It outlines the interventions made by the state government in human development, biodiversity, gender equity, justice and other parameters. It also outlines Sikkim’s efforts in achieving...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge India

  10. Books, Bodies and Bronzes

    Comparing Sites of Global Citizenship Creation

    Edited by Peggy Levitt, Pál Nyíri

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    One out of every seven people in the world today is on the move, voluntarily and involuntarily, within countries and between them. More and more people belong to several communities at once and yet the social contract between state and citizen is still bounded by questions of nationality. Where...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge