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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 24th 2003 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 31st 2003 by Willan

  8. 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 August 31st 2003 by Willan

  9. 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 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2003 by Routledge