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  1. Intercultural Education

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges

    Edited by Nektaria Palaiologou

    This edited collection highlights the diversity of perspectives within the broad field of intercultural education, focusing on education in modern multicultural societies, as well as exploring the role of migrant populations as modern citizens. The chapters examine these themes both through...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Obesity Discourse and Fat Politics

    Research, Critique and Interventions

    Edited by Lee Monaghan, Rachel Colls, Bethan Evans

    There is considerable rhetoric and concern about weight and obesity across an increasing range of national contexts. Alarmist claims about an ‘obesity time-bomb’ are continually recycled in policy reports, reviews and white papers, each of which begin with the assumption that fatness is...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Globalization and Public Sector Reform in China

    Edited by Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book analyses public sector reform comprehensively in all parts of China’s public sector – government bureaucracy, public service units and state-owned enterprises. It argues that reform of the public sector has become an issue of great concern to the Chinese leaders, who realize that...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Youth Policies and Services in Chinese Societies

    Edited by Steven Sek-yum Ngai, Chau-kiu Cheung, Ngan-pun Ngai

    In recent decades, much of youth research in Chinese societies has sought to understand the transformation of the younger generation and their social environment in the context of globalization, deindustrialization and economic insecurity. The epochal events of the global economic transformation...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cultures of Desistance

    Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Ethnic Minorities

    By Adam Calverley

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance – that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behaviour – vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Crime, Community and Morality

    By Simon Green

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Global Migration: The Basics

    By Bernadette Hanlon, Thomas J. Vicino

    Series: The Basics

    Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines: history and geography of global migration the role of migrants in...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Organised Sexual Abuse

    By Michael Salter

    Organised Sexual Abuse offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary investigation of this phenomenon. Since the early 1980s, social workers and mental health professionals around the globe have encountered clients reporting sexual abuse by organized groups or networks. These allegations have been...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Policy

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hugh Bochel, Guy Daly

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge