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  1. Rougher Justice

    By Peter Squires, Dawn Stephen

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need,...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Willan

  2. The Demography of South Africa

    By Tukufu Zuberi, Amson Sibanda, Eric O. Udjo

    This groundbreaking study of South Africa provides a unique look at the interplay of demographic, social and economic processes in a society undergoing rapid change as a result of the collapse of apartheid. It uses data from the first post-apartheid census as the basis for analysis of fertility,...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Management of Regeneration

    Choices, Challenges and Dilemmas

    By John Diamond, Joyce Liddle

    Stemming from a need to understand strategic processes, examine current practices, and identify the needs of regeneration management professionals, this book cites current regeneration management practice within a framework which critically examines the theoretical models developed over the past...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Europe

    Social Theory and the Implications of Europeanization

    By Gerard Delanty, Chris Rumford

    Dominant approaches to the transformation of Europe ignore contemporary social theory interpretations of the nature and dynamics of social change. Here, Delanty and Rumford argue that we need a theory of society in order to understand Europeanization. This book advances the case that...

    Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Mental Health

    Theory, Policy and Practice

    By Barbara Fawcett, Kate Karban

    The authors explore theoretical developments and policy and practice initiatives in the complex and changing area of mental health services. They examine the tensions, dilemmas and opportunities now operating, including those relating to gender and ethnicity and places the involvement of users/...

    Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Doctor, What's Wrong?

    Making the NHS Human Again

    By Sophie Petit-Zeman

    Does your doctor really care about you? Do you have time to care about your patients in the middle of all the red tape? Can we claw back tender, loving healthcare before losing sight of what it is? The medical machine is spinning out of control. Making the NHS better is about people, not about...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Reforming Community Penalties

    By Sue Rex

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. The research undertaken for this book involved asking people with a particular stake in...

    Published May 1st 2005 by Willan

  8. Dealing with Disaffection

    By Tim Newburn, Michael Shiner, Tara Young

    In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol...

    Published May 1st 2005 by Willan

  9. Lessons in Leadership

    Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

    By Eileen Milner, Paul Joyce

    Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers: the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required...

    Published March 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Issues in Gerontology

    Promoting Positive Ageing

    Edited by Victor Minichiello, Irene Coulson

    Written by leading international experts, this book helps students and practitioners to better understand and cater for the needs of our ageing population. It examines: how services can be provided to meet the expectations and needs of a growing population of ageing citizens within a...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge