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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 new and published books in the subject of Youth — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Youth Rising?

    The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy

    By Mayssoun Sukarieh, Stuart Tannock

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world – whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Troubling Multiculturalism

    Edited by Hans Skott-Myhre, J.N. Little

    It can be easy to imagine that Child and Youth Care practitioners are inherently or naturally attuned to issues of diversity and colonization as they pertain to multicultural practice. While there are excellent culturally attuned practices that are happening in the field of Child and Youth Care,...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong

    Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

    By Michael Adorjan, Wing Hong Chui

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    A society’s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Children and Young People as Knowledge Producers

    Edited by Gina Porter, Janet Townsend, Kate Hampshire

    Despite the widespread promotion of children’s voices by activists and policy makers over the last decade, the potential for young people’s knowledge to impact on adult agendas and policy arenas is by no means a certainty. This book presents critiques of participation in settings where young people...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Youth Justice

    Ideas, Policy, Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Roger Smith

    The exciting new edition of this well-loved textbook offers a fully expanded and revised account and analysis of the youth justice system in the UK, taking into account and fully addressing the significant changes that have taken place since the second edition in 2007.The book maintains its...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Empowerment, Health Promotion and Young People

    A Critical Approach

    By Grace Spencer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Globally, young people’s health is an increasing priority area for health practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, and concepts of empowerment feature strongly in international public health discourses on young people’s health. Yet the concept of empowerment remains under-theorized, and its...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Handbook of European Welfare Systems

    Edited by Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich, Ursula Bazant

    This book provides the first comprehensive information and detailed data on the welfare systems of all twenty-seven EU member states and offers the reader an invaluable introduction and basis for comparative welfare research. The introductory chapter summarizes the actual debate about...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth

    Gender and socio-cultural differences

    Edited by Ruth Evans, Louise Holt

    Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth focuses on the diverse spaces and discourses of children and youth globally. The chapters explore the influence of gender, age and other socio-cultural differences, such as race, ethnicity and migration trajectories, on the everyday lives of children and...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge