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  1. Fathering Through Sport and Leisure

    Edited by Tess Kay

    Fathering is a highly contested concept in popular, media, academic and policy discourses, yet in the areas of family studies and men’s studies the leisure component of family life is under-played. This book provides a long overdue and thorough investigation of the relationship between fatherhood,...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Reforming Child Protection

    By Bob Lonne, Nigel Parton, Jane Thomson, Maria Harries

    Child protection is one of the most high profile and challenging areas of social work, as well as one where children’s lives and family life are seen to be at stake. Vital as child protection work is, this book argues that there is a pressing need for change in the understanding and consequent...

    Published July 9th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Emotional Experience of Adoption

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective

    Edited by Debbie Hindle, Graham Shulman

    Adoption is an extremely complex and emotionally demanding process for all those involved. This book explores the emotional experience of adoption from a psychoanalytic perspective, and demonstrates how psychoanalytic understanding and treatment can contribute to thinking about and working with...

    Published April 13th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Don’t Touch!

    The Educational Story of a Panic

    By Heather Piper, Ian Stronach

    This book explores the problems involved in ‘touching’ children in an educational environment. It uses real-life examples taken from groundbreaking research into the mentality of today’s risk culture, and highlights a maddening state of affairs in which ordinary well-meaning professionals feel they...

    Published March 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Assessing the Support Needs of Adopted Children and Their Families

    Building Secure New Lives

    By Liza Bingley Miller, Arnon Bentovim

    Written in consultation with a range of experts, clinicians and practitioners as well as adoptive children, families and birth relatives, this book gives helpful guidance on making evidence-based assessments and planning successful adoption support. Key features include: a discussion of the main...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Children, Place and Identity

    Nation and Locality in Middle Childhood

    By Jonathan Scourfield, Bella Dicks, Mark Drakeford, Andrew Davies

    In this, the first sociology book to consider the important issue of how children identify with place and nation, the authors use original research and international case studies to explore this topic in depth. The book is rooted in original qualitative research the authors conducted with a diverse...

    Published July 19th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Nurturing Future Generations

    Promoting Resilience in Children and Adolescents Through Social, Emotional and Cognitive Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary A. Thompson, Ed.D.

    The statistics are pretty grim - young people face an ever increasing tide of poverty, alcohol and drug abuse, violence, suicide, and family dysfunction. Society's response has been slow. Too many young people do not receive consistent, positive, and realistic validation of themselves from those...

    Published May 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. In Care and After

    A Positive Perspective

    Edited by Elaine Chase, Antonia Simon, Sonia Jackson

    Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Childhood in World History

    By Peter N Stearns, Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Filling a gap in a field with very few teaching books available, Childhood in World History provides a much-needed historical overview. Studying childhood historically greatly advances our understanding of what childhood is about, and a world history focus permits broad questions to be asked. Peter...

    Published November 14th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Childhood

    Critical Concepts

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    An extremely complex and highly contested concept, ‘childhood’ refers to a life phase, to the age-group defined as children, as well as to a cultural construction that is part of the social and economic structure of communities. Reflecting this complexity, these comprehensive volumes introduce the...

    Published November 9th 2005 by Routledge