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  1. 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 26th 2003 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2003 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2003 by Routledge

  5. An Evolutionary Approach to Social Welfare

    By Christian Sartorius

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    While not evident immediately, social norms and values play a crucial role in the theory of social choice. In the first half of the twentieth century, the special acknowledgement by economic theory of the autonomy of individuals and their subjective view of the world had led to the serious problem...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Anything but Straight

    Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay Myth

    By Wayne Besen

    The real story behind “ex-gay” ministries and reparative therapy! Nationally known activist Wayne Besen spent four years examining the phenomenon of “ex-gay” ministries and reparative therapies—interviewing leaders, attending conferences, and visiting ministries...

    Published September 30th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Sociology of Health and Illness

    A Reader

    Edited by Michael Bury, Jonathan Gabe

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    A wide-ranging collection of both classic writings and more recent articles in the sociology of health and illness, this reader is organized into the following sections: * health beliefs and knowledge* inequalities and patterning of health and illness* professional and patient interaction* chronic...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Conceptualizing and Measuring Father Involvement

    Edited by Randal D. Day, Michael E. Lamb

    After decades of focusing on the mother's role in parenting, family studies researchers have turned their attention to the role of the father in parenting and family development. The results shed new light on childhood development and question conventional wisdom by showing that beyond providing...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Repositioning Restorative Justice

    Edited by Lode Walgrave

    Restorative justice has become an increasingly important element in reform and change to criminal justice systems throughout the western world, and there are many reasons for satisfaction with the progress that has been made --from the point of view of victims, offenders, the level and incidence of...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Willan

  10. The Use of Punishment

    Edited by Sean McConville

    In recent decades there has been a vast increase in the use of imprisonment and penal supervision, and to many this development appears to be qualitatively as well as quantitatively different. The causes of this development, its consequences and future course form the main point of departure for...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Willan