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  1. (Sub)Urban Sexscapes

    Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Christine Steinmetz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    (Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

    Contemporary Issues in the Sociological Study of Childhood, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Allison James, Alan Prout

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    When the first edition of this seminal work appeared in 1990, the sociology of childhood was only just beginning to emerge as a distinct sub-discipline. Drawing together strands of existing sociological writing about childhood and shaping them into a new paradigm, the original edition of this...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Delivering Rehabilitation

    The politics, governance and control of probation

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett

    Do offenders have the right or expectation to call on the resources of the State for their rehabilitation from a life of crime? 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...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Judicial Reform and Reorganization in 20th Century Iran

    State-Building, Modernization and Islamicization

    By Majid Mohammadi

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    Iran is now at the center of political and social developments in the Middle East. This book examines the reform of the judicial system in 20th century Iran and is the first to relate state-building process with rule of law promotion and judicial reform in the region. This subject occupies the...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Development and Underdevelopment in Historical Perspective

    Populism, Nationalism and Industrialisation

    By Gavin Kitching

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    How do the intellectual origins and historical background of western and other theories of development affect their relevance to contemporary Third-World conditions? This is the central question behind Gavin Kitching’s examination of ‘development studies’, first published in 1982, from its origins...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Gender Equality in Public Services

    Chasing the Dream

    By Hazel Conley, Margaret Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The provision of state funded and democratically accountable care services represents one of the most potentially transformative advances in gendered social relations and equality for women by ‘defamilizing’ care and providing paid work. But the cost of providing these services, which women have...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The 'Irish' Family

    Edited by Linda Connolly

    When situated in the wider European context, ‘the Irish family’ has undergone a process of profound transformation and rapid change in very recent decades. Recent data cites a significant increase in one parent households and a high non-marital birth rate for instance alongside the emergence of...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge