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  1. Organized Activities As Contexts of Development

    Extracurricular Activities, After School and Community Programs

    Edited by Joseph L. Mahoney, Reed W. Larson, Jacquelynne S. Eccles

    School-aged children in the U.S. and other Western nations spend almost half of their waking hours in leisure activities. For some, out-of-school time is perceived as inconsequential or even counterproductive to the health and well-being of young persons. Recently, however, there has been a...

    Published January 5th 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. Sex Offenders in the Community

    Edited by Amanda Matravers

    Series: Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

    This book explores current criminal justice responses to the management of individuals who are convicted of sexual offences. It aims to help policy-makers, practitioners and students to develop an informed position on this complex and increasingly controversial issue. Although the focus is...

    Published January 1st 2005 by Willan

  3. Sex Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Thomas

    This book provides an account of the nature and extent of sex crime and offending in contemporary Britain, and the policies and legislative actions taken to combat this. Sex offenders have become 'demonised' figures, which has made it essential to explain the phenomena and to formulate appropriate...

    Published January 1st 2005 by Willan

  4. Youth Policy and Social Inclusion

    Critical Debates with Young People

    Edited by Monica Barry

    Taking a holistic and multidisciplinary approach this book identifies and analyzes the factors which promote or discourage social inclusion of young people in today’s society. It critically examines the discriminatory attitudes towards young people, and focuses on the 'problem' of adults rather...

    Published December 20th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Globalisation, Global Justice and Social Work

    Edited by Iain Ferguson, Michael Lavalette, Elisabeth Whitmore

    Globalization has become a seemingly unstoppable force over recent decades and, in its wake, global notions of social justice have developed in response to its negative aspects. Neo-liberal economic policies have been a key element in the wider process of globalization, and these policies have had...

    Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Medical Sociology

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Graham Scambler

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Medical sociology was first recognizable as a distinct area of study in the 1950s and is now probably the largest specialized area of sociology. This collection comprises a comprehensive statement of the history, current concerns and relevance of medical sociology to an understanding of health and...

    Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Child Welfare

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Nick Frost

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    This collection focuses on child welfare in its specific sense: welfare and social interventions with children and young people undertaken by State bodies or NGO's. The term 'child welfare' is deployed differently in diverse international settings. In the United Kingdom child welfare tends to refer...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Juvenile Justice Reform and Restorative Justice

    By Gordon Bazemore, Mara Schiff

    This book, based on a large-scale research project funded by the National Institute of Justice and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provides an overview of the restorative justice conferencing programs currently in operation in the United States, paying particular attention to the qualitative...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Willan

  9. The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America

    By David Schultz, John R. Vile

    Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time since the McCarthy era in the 1950s. At this critical time when individual freedoms are being weighed against the need for increased security,...

    Published October 31st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Relating Experience

    Stories from Health and Social Care

    Edited by Caroline Malone, Liz Forbat, Martin Robb, Janet Seden

    This reader provides a diverse selection of accounts of interpersonal communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. Most of the contributions are personal narratives by people using or working in care services; the majority are contemporary and many have been written...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge