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  1. Children, Place and Identity

    Nation and Locality in Middle Childhood

    By Jonathan Scourfield, Bella Dicks, Mark Drakeford, Andrew Davies

    In this, the first sociology book to consider the important issue of how children identify with place and nation, the authors use original research and international case studies to explore this topic in depth. The book is rooted in original qualitative research the authors conducted with a diverse...

    Published July 20th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Making Business Districts Work

    Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Org

    By Marvin D Feit, David Feehan

    Unprecedented, broad coverage of downtown and community development topics from a practitioner’s viewpoint!Making Business Districts Work: Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Organizations is the essential desk reference for...

    Published July 18th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Government, the Railways and the Modernization of Britain

    Beeching's Last Trains

    By Charles Loft

    Series: British Politics and Society

    More than 40 years after its publication, the 1963 Beeching Report on British railways remains controversial for recommending the closure of a third of Britain’s railways. In this book, Charles Loft examines: why the nationalized railways were in such dire financial straits by 1963 how...

    Published July 4th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Ageing, Crime and Society

    Edited by Azrini Wahidin, Maureen Cain

    The relationship between ageing and crime has been a much neglected issue, the focus rather being on youth. This books aims to redress this imbalance, bringing together a group of leading authorities to address key issues on the subject of crime and ageing, considering older people as both victims...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Willan

  5. The Price of Sex

    By Belinda Brooks-Gordon

    As a society we are buying more sex than ever before. Adult sex shops now take their place amongst retailers in the high street and lap dancing clubs compete for an increased share of the leisure economy; hotel chains offer sexually explicit films as part of their standard service, the party...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Willan

  6. International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

    3-volume set

    Edited by Tony Fitzpatrick, Nick Manning, James Midgely, Huck-ju Kwon, Gillian Pascall

    This milestone work is the first to offer in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international advisory board, the editors have compiled almost 900,000 words across 734 entries written by 284 leading specialists to...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Youth Offending in Transition

    The Search for Social Recognition

    By Monica Barry

    Taking a new approach to youth crime, this book argues that the transition from childhood to adulthood can be an isolating and disempowering experience for young people. Children and young people are inherently vulnerable because of their age and status – they are a minority group, with the...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Organised Crime

    Perspectives on Global Security

    Edited by Adam Edwards, Peter Gill

    The perceived threat of 'transnational organised crime' to Western societies has been of huge interest to politicians, policy-makers and social scientists over the last decade. This book considers the origins of this crime, how it has been defined and measured, and the appropriateness of...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Making Policy Happen

    Edited by Leslie Budd, Julie Charlesworth, Rob Paton

    ‘Policy work’ is increasingly conducted by public managers at different levels of seniority, and in a variety of settings. This significant collection of readings focuses on the discussion of how policy work happens, whether that involves bringing a policy-making process to fruition or the...

    Published June 8th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Community and Everyday Life

    By Graham Day

    Series: The New Sociology

    'Community' continues to be a persistent theme in political, philosophical and policy debates. The idea of community poses fundamental questions about social inclusion and exclusion, particular versus general interests, identity and belonging. As well as extensive theoretical literature in the...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge