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  1. Criminal Justice and Political Cultures

    Edited by Tim Newburn, Richard Sparks

    As crime increasingly crosses national boundaries, and international co-operation takes firmer shape, so the development of ideas and policy on the control of crime has become an increasingly international and transnational affair. These developments call attention not just to the many points of...

    Published December 31st 2003 by Willan

  2. Children in Foster Care

    By James Barber, Paul Delfabbro, Robyn Gilbertson

    Researchers, practitioners, journalists and politicians increasingly recognise that foster care throughout the world is in a state of crisis. There are more and more children needing care and, as residential alternatives dry up, more of these children are being assigned to foster families. This...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Human Resources, Care Giving, Career Progression and Gender

    A Gender Neutral Glass Ceiling

    By Monica Lee (Series Editor), Edward J. Coyne, Edward J. Coyne, Monica Lee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    This book presents a challenge to feminist perspectives that see the glass ceiling as the exclusive domain of women's careers and work life. The authors address existing debates and extend them to include original empirical evidence from several US and UK comparative studies that look at the effect...

    Published December 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  4. Work-Family Challenges for Low-Income Parents and Their Children

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Communication, Relationships and Care

    A Reader

    Edited by Sheila Barrett, Carol Komaromy, Martin Robb, Anita Rogers

    Communication and relationships have become an increasing focus of attention in debates about the future of health and social care. People working in care services are being encouraged to improve communication processes, to develop more participatory relationships with service users, and to work...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Welfare and the State

    Edited by Nicholas Deakin, Catherine Jones Finer, Bob Matthews

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    One of the most contested issues of the 20th century is that of welfare - how it should be available, to whom, on what terms and by what means. The debate on welfare has taken place across the developed world, and has spread to developing nations: it encompasses a wide range of ideological...

    Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  8. Practicing Social Justice

    By Ellen Burkemper, William J Hutchison, Jan Wilson, John J Stretch

    Examine new research and innovative programs targeted to serve vulnerable populations! This collection highlights innovative programs and interventions targeted toward underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations, including the homeless, immigrants, refugees, female ex-offenders, people...

    Published October 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 30th 2003 by Routledge