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  1. 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 16th 2003 by Routledge

  2. 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 October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. 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 25th 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 1st 2003 by Willan

  6. 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 September 1st 2003 by Willan

  7. Is Anyone Listening?

    Accountability and Women Survivors of Domestic Violence

    By Rosemary Aris, Gill Hague, Audrey Mullender

    Domestic violence is in the public eye as never before, but how often are abused women consulted or involved in the new services and policies? This book investigates, and reveals that the voices of survivors of domestic violence are often simply not heard; silenced, the women themselves become...

    Published August 21st 2003 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Diversity, Mental Health and Psychiatry

    The Struggle Against Racism

    By Dr Suman Fernando, Suman Fernando

    'Black and minority ethnic communities lack confidence in mental health services', according to the National Service Framework for Mental Health published by the Department of Health in 1999. Cultural Diversity, Mental Health and Psychiatry examines how and why this situation has come about, and...

    Published August 7th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Public Administration and Public Policy in Ireland

    Theory and Methods

    Edited by Maura Adshead, Michelle Millar

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to public policy and administration in Ireland, thereby bridging the gap between general texts on public policy and policy analysis and books on Irish politics. Each chapter covers one of the key issues in policy analysis, eg. rational choice,...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Rediscovering the Other America

    The Continuing Crisis of Poverty and Inequality in the United States

    By Keith Kilty, Elizabeth Segal

    Learn why it is imperative to bring a progressive focus back to social welfare policy! This vital book explores recent research on poverty and inequality, identifies strategies for ensuring adequate services, and challenges many of the inaccurate beliefs that were used to justify welfare reform...

    Published July 28th 2003 by Routledge