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  1. Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families

    Edited by Alan Dettlaff, Rowena Fong

    Children in immigrant families represent nearly one-fourth of all children living in the United States. As this population of children has increased, so has their representation among children involved in child welfare and related systems. Once immigrant families come to the attention of these...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United States

    By Rebecca Padot

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Foster care is understudied in political science, that government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care and that there is significant state-to-state variance in the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Advances in Biographical Methods

    Creative Applications

    Edited by Maggie O’Neill, Professor Brian Roberts, Andrew Sparkes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a ‘life story’ and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical secondary and archival research and analysis - as well as multi-media, arts based...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The Genuine Progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Developed in the 1930s, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was never meant to be an indicator of the level of welfare of a population, but its emphasis by politicians and news outlets has made it become one of the most popular indicators of “development”. Increasingly scholars have criticized the...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    Edited by Narae Choi, Irge Satiroglu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. Our knowledge on development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) remains limited even after decades of experience and research. Many questions are yet...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large dam development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge