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  1. Quality of Life

    Concept, Policy and Practice

    By David Phillips

    Quality of life is one of the most important issues facing the world today and is central to the development of social policy. This innovative book discusses this crucial topic, assessing the criteria for judging attempts to raise quality of life, including the satisfaction of basic and social...

    Published January 19th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Spaces of Social Exclusion

    By Jamie Gough, Aram Eisenschitz, Andrew McCulloch

    To varying extents in developed countries a minority of the population suffers from deprivation. Britain’s Labour government in particular has sought to deal with this through the notion of 'social exclusion', and similar ideas have been developed in other countries. This important text explores...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Crime Reduction and the Law

    Edited by Kate Moss, MIKE Stephens

    This innovative and pioneering new book establishes links between crime reduction and the law, uniquely offering a detailed examination of how specific legislation and performance targets aid or undermine attempts at crime reduction. Providing a sustained analysis, this ground-breaking...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Challenging Medicine

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Kelleher, Jonathan Gabe, Gareth Williams

    This highly topical and controversial book presents a lively re-appraisal of the current changes to the health service and analyzes their effects on the status and practice of health professionals. Modern medicine is a powerful institution. With the help of highly-developed drugs and surgical...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  5. In Care and After

    A Positive Perspective

    Edited by Elaine Chase, Antonia Simon, Sonia Jackson

    Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Battle Against Poverty

    By B Rodgers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Childhood in World History

    By Peter N Stearns, Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Filling a gap in a field with very few teaching books available, Childhood in World History provides a much-needed historical overview. Studying childhood historically greatly advances our understanding of what childhood is about, and a world history focus permits broad questions to be asked. Peter...

    Published November 15th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Childhood

    Critical Concepts

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    An extremely complex and highly contested concept, ‘childhood’ refers to a life phase, to the age-group defined as children, as well as to a cultural construction that is part of the social and economic structure of communities. Reflecting this complexity, these comprehensive volumes introduce the...

    Published November 10th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Transforming Masculinities

    Men, Cultures, Bodies, Power, Sex and Love

    By Vic Seidler

    Critically exploring the ways in which men and masculinities are commonly theorized, this multidisciplinary text opens up a discussion around such relationships, and shows that, as with feminisms, there is a diversity of theoretical traditions. It draws on a variety of examples, and explores new...

    Published October 27th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Care Work

    Present and Future

    Edited by Janet Boddy, Claire Cameron, Peter Moss

    Care Work considers the current situation of care work and care workers, from childcare to eldercare, and from family carers to paid carers. It examines the composition of the current workforce (more than a million in the UK alone), the knowledge and education needed for care work, and the...

    Published October 6th 2005 by Routledge