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  1. Risk and Technological Culture

    Towards a Sociology of Virulence

    By Joost Van Loon

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    The question as to whether we are now entering a risk society has become a key debate in contemporary social theory. Risk and Technological Culture presents a critical discussion of the main theories of risk from Ulrich Becks foundational work to that of his contemporaries such as Anthony Giddens...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Kids Who Commit Adult Crimes

    Serious Criminality by Juvenile Offenders

    By R. Barri Flowers

    Examine the factors that contribute to increasingly violent youth crimes in the United States!Kids Who Commit Adult Crimes: Serious Criminality by Juvenile Offenders is an examination of today’s serious, chronic, and violent youthful offender. This vital book explores the relationship between youth...

    Published June 17th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Planning, Markets and Hospitals

    By John Mohan

    Improving access to hospital services has been a goal of public policy in Britain for over seventy years, but the means by which this goal is to be attained have changed significantly over time. Drawing substantially on original research, lanning, Markets and Hospitals represents a systematic...

    Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Women at the Margins

    Neglect, Punishment, and Resistance

    By J Dianne Garner, Rosemary Sarri, Josefina Figueira-Mcdonough

    A compelling look at the crisis of disadvantaged women This powerful document takes a sobering look at the phenomenon of marginalized women pushed to the edges of society, holding on with the barest of hope and extraordinary bravery. Handicapped by the increasing societal inequality they face as...

    Published May 27th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Delivering the Vision

    Public Services for the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy

    Edited by Eileen Milner

    Political rhetoric surrounding the role of information and knowledge in society in the twenty-first century is often thrown into sharp relief by the realities of practice. Delivering the Vision explores the way in which public service visions have developed globally and how successful they have...

    Published April 24th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Cradle to Grave: Life-Course Change in Modern Sweden

    By Jan Jonsson, Colin Mills

    The empirical study of individuals' life-course is one of the most promising areas of research within sociology today. Increased availability of large-scale longitudinal data and improved statistical methods have made it possible to address theoretically relevant questions about events such as...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Crime and Insecurity

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    Concerns over insecurity and questions of safety have become central issues in social and political debates across Europe and the western world. Crucial changes have followed as a result, such as a redefinition of the role of the state in relation to policing - a central theme of this book - and an...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan

  8. Taking the High Road: Communities Organize for Economic Change

    Communities Organize for Economic Change

    By David B Reynolds

    This book presents a vision for farreaching economic change in America connected to practical grassroots steps. It points to an economic system in which corporate success merges with the long-term welfare of the workers and the general population. The author examines the continued reality of social...

    Published March 30th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Psycholinguistics

    Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Edited by Gerry Altmann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    These volumes reprint articles from a variety of international journals, book chapters and key technical reports, to take a broad look at how the field has developed from the turn of theTwentieth Century through to the turn of the twenty-first.Since the 1960s, there has been a boom in research on...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Analysing Families

    Morality and Rationality in Policy and Practice

    Edited by Alan Carling, Simon Duncan, Rosalind Edwards

    While the family and its role continues to be a key topic in social and government policy, much of the literature is concerned with describing the dramatic changes that are taking place. By contrast, Analysing Families directly addresses the social processes responsible for these changes - how...

    Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge