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  1. Work and Organizational Psychology

    An Introduction with Attitude

    By Christine Doyle

    Series: Psychology at Work

    In this unique text, Christine Doyle provides the student with a cutting-edge introduction to the field of work and organizational psychology. The main focus is on recent changes that have occurred in the world of work, incorporating their causes, consequences, proposed solutions to the associated...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Adoption

    Changing Families, Changing Times

    Edited by Anthony Douglas, Terry Philpot

    Adoption: Changing Families, Changing Times draws together contributions from all those with an interest in adoption: adopted people; birth parents and adoptive parents; practitioners and managers in the statutory and voluntary sectors; academics and policy makers. Chapters on research and policy...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Reinventing Gender

    Women in Eastern Germany Since Unification

    Edited by Eva Kolinsky, Hildegard Maria Nickel

    Since the unification of the DDR and the GDR, women living in the former East Germany have lost many of the advantages that came with a planned economy. This collection of essays examines the reinvented meaning of gender and the experience of East German women since unification....

    Published November 15th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Higher Education and Social Class

    Issues of Exclusion and Inclusion

    By Louise Archer, Merryn Hutchings, Alistair Ross

    Working class groups have historically been excluded from participation in higher education. Past decades have seen an expansion of the system towards a more inclusive higher education, but participation among people from working class groups has remained persistently low. Is higher education...

    Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Governance and Public Sector Reform in Asia

    Paradigm Shift or Business as Usual?

    Edited by Anthony Cheung, Ian Scott

    Based on new field research, this book assesses the current state of governance and public sector reforms in eleven Asian countries and jurisdictions, especially in the wake of the recent regional financial crisis that seriously affected some of them. It analyses reform efforts comparatively...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Restorative Justice: Theoretical foundations

    Edited by Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Hans-Jürgen Kerner

    This book brings together a selection of papers originally presented and discussed at the fourth international restorative justice conference, held at the University of Tübingen. The contributors include many of the leading authorities in the field of restorative justice, and they provide a...

    Published November 1st 2002 by Willan

  7. Working Capital

    Life and Labour in Contemporary London

    By Nick Buck, Ian Gordon, Peter Hall, Michael Harloe, Mark Kleinman

    For decades the cities of the developed world were seen as problem-beset relics from times of low mobility and slow communications. But now, their potential to sustain creativity, culture and innovation is perceived as crucial to success in a much more competitive global ecomony. The vital...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Transition from Welfare to Work

    Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes

    By Sharon Telleen, Judith V. Sayad

    How well do you understand the sweeping welfare reforms of the mid-1990s? The Transition from Welfare to Work: Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes provides a comprehensive examination of the welfare-to-work initiatives that were undertaken just prior to and following the major reform of United...

    Published October 18th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Women's Health In Mainland Southeast Asia

    Edited by Andrea Whittaker

    A thought-provoking look at women’s health in developing nations! This book shows how war, military regimes, industrialization, urbanization, and social upheaval have all affected the choices Southeast Asian women make about their health and health care. When you read these first-person accounts...

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Social Work Business

    By John Harris

    Social work has become a business. The traditional distinction drawn between social work as a non-commercial activity in the public and voluntary sectors of the welfare state and private commercial activities driven by the market's profit motive has largely disappeared. In The Social Work...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge