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  1. 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 12th 2004 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 1st 2004 by Willan

  4. 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 18th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2003 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Communication, Relationships and Care

    A Reader

    Edited by Sheila Barrett, Carol Komaromy, Martin Robb, Anita Rogers

    Communication and relationships have become an increasing focus of attention in debates about the future of health and social care. People working in care services are being encouraged to improve communication processes, to develop more participatory relationships with service users, and to work...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Welfare and the State

    Edited by Nicholas Deakin, Catherine Jones Finer, Bob Matthews

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    One of the most contested issues of the 20th century is that of welfare - how it should be available, to whom, on what terms and by what means. The debate on welfare has taken place across the developed world, and has spread to developing nations: it encompasses a wide range of ideological...

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  10. Practicing Social Justice

    By Ellen Burkemper, William J Hutchison, Jan Wilson, John J Stretch

    Examine new research and innovative programs targeted to serve vulnerable populations! This collection highlights innovative programs and interventions targeted toward underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations, including the homeless, immigrants, refugees, female ex-offenders, people...

    Published October 20th 2003 by Routledge