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  1. Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,...

    To Be Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender Equality in Public Services

    Chasing the Dream

    By Hazel Conley, Margaret Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The provision of state funded and democratically accountable care services represents one of the most potentially transformative advances in gendered social relations and equality for women by ‘defamilizing’ care and providing paid work. But the cost of providing these services, which women have...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry

    By Georgina Voss

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry examines how stigma affects the contemporary pornography industry, and the effects on organizational and technological capabilities. It focuses on the ‘regular’ people in the industry, including managers, accountants and computer programmers and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    While the success and failure of development cooperation and humanitarian aid have found extensive coverage in the academic literature and the public debate, studies that address the experience of aid workers are still rare. This book explores the life worlds of people working in aid and analyses...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book traces the historical development of Japan’s policies towards women in science and education. It shows how a policy of gender equality in science and engineering has been introduced through the coordinated efforts of academia, scientific societies and the government, and how this has led...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Workers and Trade Unions for Tackling Climate Change

    By Paul Hampton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades, providing a highly original contribution to the field. The book breaks new ground in several ways. Firstly, it applies a rigorous critique to the...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

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