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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    By Rebecca Padot

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Phillipson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation. This book, first published in 1971, is a corrective to both trends. It is a...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Atoms, Bytes and Genes

    Public Resistance and Techno-Scientific Responses

    By Martin W. Bauer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    "Atom," "byte" and "gene" are metonymies for techno-scientific developments of the 20th century: nuclear power, computing and genetic engineering. Resistance continues to challenge these developments in public opinion. This book traces historical debates over atoms, bytes and genes which raised...

    To Be Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Delivering Rehabilitation

    The politics, governance and control of probation

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ideology and the Fight Against Human Trafficking

    By Reyhan Atasü-Topcuo─člu

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Human trafficking has become one of the most spoken-of problems of our day, and fighting it has grown into a multi-million-dollar project sector. This book is about how we all come to name various exploitative migratory experiences "human trafficking" and how we build a consensus on how to counter...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge Mobilisation and Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

    Edited by Paula S. Fass

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Family Fund (Routledge Revivals)

    An Initiative in Social Policy

    By Jonathan Bradshaw

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Family Fund, first published in 1980, Bradshaw discusses the introduction of The Family Fund- a grant given to families in response of the discovery of the damages caused by the Thalidomide drug. He examines all aspects of the Fund including its origins, aims, publicity and its future. This...

    To Be Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Practices, Intervention and Sustainability

    Beyond behaviour change

    Edited by Yolande Strengers, Cecily Maller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society in the United States

    By Kelly LeRoux, Mary K. Feeney

    LeRoux and Feeney’s Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society in the United States makes a departure from existing nonprofit texts on the market: rather than focus on management, it focuses on nonprofit organizations and their contributions to the social, political, and economic dimensions of...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge