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  1. Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. New Directions in Agrarian Political Economy

    Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 1

    Edited by Ryan Isakson

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    How relevant are the classic theories of agrarian change in the contemporary context? This volume explores this question by focusing upon the defining features of agrarian transformation in the 21st century: the financialization of food and agriculture, the blurring of rural and urban livelihoods...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Traffickers

    Drug Markets and Law Enforcement

    By Nicholas Dorn, Karim Murji, Nigel South

    Traffickers presents new findings into the most mythologised and least understood area of crime and law enforcement. The chamelion reality of the world of drug trafficking is described in the words of traffickers and detectives. Drug enforcement combines the banal and spectacular in surveillance,...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses

    Edited by Luis F. Angosto-Ferrández, Sabine Kradolfer

    The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses contributes new and original perspectives to existing discussions about the shaping of multiculturalist ideology in Latin America, its interweaving with the cultural politics of neoliberalism and the relation between ethnic identification...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Dilemmas in Youth Work and Youth Development Practice

    By Laurie Ross, Shane Capra, Lindsay Carpenter, Julia Hubbell, Kathrin Walker

    The fundamental aim of youth work is to build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with young people, creating transformative experiences for young people in formal and informal spaces outside of homes and schools. These complex and multidimensional situations mean that the day-to-day...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. New Public Governance, the Third Sector, and Co-Production

    Edited by Victor Pestoff, Taco Brandsen, Bram Verschuere

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    In recent years public management research in a variety of disciplines has paid increasing attention to the role of citizens and the third sector in the provision of public services. Several of these efforts have employed the concept of co-production to better understand and explain this trend....

    To Be Published August 12th 2015 by Routledge