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Forthcoming Children & Childhood Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Perspectives on Death in Children’s Literature

    Edited by Lesley D. Clement, Leyli Jamali

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume visits death in children’s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children’s Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Welfare in Asia

    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Social Welfare in The Middle East

    Edited by John Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of the Middle East, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Welfare in Africa

    Edited by John Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Africa, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries

    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1989, this book analyses social welfare in countries with highly developed economies, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Welfare in Latin America

    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1990, this book analyses social welfare in Latin America, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Each...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Welfare in Socialist Countries

    Edited by John Dixon, David Macarov

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1992, this book analyses social welfare in eight socialist countries, at that time: Czechoslovakia, China, Cuba, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, North Korea and the Soviet Union. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge