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  1. What Works in Probation and Youth Justice

    Edited by Ros Burnett, Colin Roberts

    Both probation and youth justice have undergone massive changes in recent years, and continue to face important new challenges. A key emphasis of new developments has been on developing effective evidence-based practice and disseminating this throughout the Probation and Youth Justice services -...

    Published May 31st 2004 by Willan

  2. Cyberprotest

    New Media, Citizens and Social Movements

    Edited by Wim van de Donk, Brian D. Loader, Paul G. Nixon, Dieter Rucht

    Ever since the anti-globalisation protests in Seattle in 1999 the adoption of new information and communications technologies (ICTs) by social movement activists has offered the prospect for the development of global cyberprotest. The Internet with its transnational many-to-many communication...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Punishment and Politics

    By Michael Tonry

    Labour has embarked upon a root and branch remaking of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, with a mass of new legislation implemented or planned. It has ensured a continuously high profile for criminal justice issues, and they have been at the centre of wider political discourse. Yet...

    Published April 30th 2004 by Willan

  4. After Crime and Punishment

    Edited by Shadd Maruna, Russ Immarigeon

    The issue of resettling ex-prisoners and ex-offenders into the community has become an increasingly important one on both sides of the Atlantic. In the USA the former Attorney General Janet Reno identified the issue as 'one of the most pressing problems we face as a nation' in view of the massive...

    Published February 29th 2004 by Willan

  5. Between Sex and Power

    Family in the World 1900-2000

    By Göran Therborn

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    The institution of the family changed hugely during the course of the twentieth century. In this major new work, Göran Therborn provides a global history and sociology of the family as an institution and of politics within the family, focusing on three dimensions of family relations: on the rights...

    Published February 11th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Latino Social Policy

    A Participatory Research Model

    By Juana Mora, David Diaz

    Examine alternative strategies to resolving important Latino social issues! Latino Social Policy: A Participatory Research Model examines the failure of traditional research methods to address major social needs in Latino communities, promoting instead a participatory/action approach to research...

    Published February 5th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Criminal Justice and Political Cultures

    Edited by Tim Newburn, Richard Sparks

    As crime increasingly crosses national boundaries, and international co-operation takes firmer shape, so the development of ideas and policy on the control of crime has become an increasingly international and transnational affair. These developments call attention not just to the many points of...

    Published December 31st 2003 by Willan

  8. Children in Foster Care

    By James Barber, Paul Delfabbro, Robyn Gilbertson

    Researchers, practitioners, journalists and politicians increasingly recognise that foster care throughout the world is in a state of crisis. There are more and more children needing care and, as residential alternatives dry up, more of these children are being assigned to foster families. This...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Human Resources, Care Giving, Career Progression and Gender

    A Gender Neutral Glass Ceiling

    By Monica Lee (Series Editor), Edward J. Coyne, Edward J. Coyne, Monica Lee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    This book presents a challenge to feminist perspectives that see the glass ceiling as the exclusive domain of women's careers and work life. The authors address existing debates and extend them to include original empirical evidence from several US and UK comparative studies that look at the effect...

    Published December 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  10. Work-Family Challenges for Low-Income Parents and Their Children

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge