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  1. Child Abuse, Gender and Society

    By Jackie Turton

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Traditionally child sexual abuse has been perceived as a male crime, however, recent research suggests that a significant minority of offenders are female. While recognizing the importance of male perpetrators, this groundbreaking book places the behavior of these offending women into social...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

    By Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    New Perspectives and Agendas

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labour market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this...

    Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare: Comparative Perspectives
    By Terri Libesman
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  2. Global Perspectives on Death in Children’s Literature
    Edited by Lesley D. Clement, Leyli Jamali
    To Be Published August 19th 2015
  3. Social Welfare in Asia
    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  4. Social Welfare in The Middle East
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  5. Social Welfare in Africa
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015

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