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  1. Teenagers' Citizenship

    Experiences and Education

    By Susie Weller

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    The introduction of compulsory citizenship education into the national curriculum has generated a plethora of new interests in the politics of childhood and youth. Citizenship for Teenagers explores teenagers’ acts of and engagement with citizenship in their local communities and examines the role...

    Published March 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Diversity and Trade Unions

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Fiona Colgan, Sue Ledwith

    The pressures of globalization and diversity are increasingly requiring organizations to rethink their priorities and methods. In this collection, leading researchers examine the debates and developments on gender, diversity and democracy in trade unions in eleven countries.Offering an...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Youth Justice

    By Anna Souhami

    In 1997 the newly modernized Labour party swept into power promising a radical overhaul of the youth justice system. The creation of inter-agency Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) for the delivery of youth justice services were the cornerstone of the new approach. These new YOTs were designed to tackle...

    Published February 1st 2007 by Willan

  4. Homelessness in America

    Perspectives, Characterizations, and Considerations for Occupational Therapy

    By Kathleen Swenso Miller, Georgiana L Herzberg, Sharon A Ray

    Learn how to better address the needs of the homelessThe causes of homelessness are complex and varied. Homelessness in America provides an overview of the state of research on the homeless population from an occupation and societal participation perspective. This important resource explores the...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Drinking in Context

    Patterns, Interventions, and Partnerships

    Edited by Gerry Stimson, Marcus Grant, Marie Choquet, Preston Garrison

    Drinking beverage alcohol is a widespread source of individual and social pleasure in most countries around the world. Yet, some drinking patterns can lead to serious physical, mental, and social harms. Drinking in Context is intended to complement existing volumes dealing with international...

    Published December 19th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Marginalised Mothers

    Exploring Working Class Experiences of Parenting

    By Val Gillies

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Successive moral panics have cast poor or socially excluded mothers - associated with social problems as diverse as crime, underachievement, unemployment and mental illness - as bad mothers. Their mothering practices are held up as the antithesis of good parenting and are associated with poor...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Assessing the Support Needs of Adopted Children and Their Families

    Building Secure New Lives

    By Liza Bingley Miller, Arnon Bentovim

    Written in consultation with a range of experts, clinicians and practitioners as well as adoptive children, families and birth relatives, this book gives helpful guidance on making evidence-based assessments and planning successful adoption support. Key features include: a discussion of the main...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Penal Populism

    By John Pratt

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Expertly drawing on international examples and existing literature, Penal Populism closes a gap in the field of criminology. In this fascinating expose of current crime policy John Pratt examines the role played by penal populism on trends in contemporary penal policy. Penal populism is associated...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Immigration Policy in Europe

    The Politics of Control

    Edited by Virginie Guiraudon, Gallya Lahav

    Series: West European Politics

    Previously published as a special issue of West European Politics, this edited volume evaluates the extent to which a policy gap between inputs and outcomes exists with regard to immigration control. In exploring an expanded migration policy-field which includes the extreme right, the media and...

    Published November 9th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Youth Participation and Community Change

    By Barry Checkoway

    Empowered youth CAN and DO make a difference!Young people become empowered by their participation in the institutions and decisions that affect their lives—which in turn can lead to real positive change in the community. Youth Participation and Community Change presents leading authorities...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge