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  1. Social Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Its Nature and Conditions

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Originally published in 1924, Professor Hobhouse's theories and commentaries upon social development are an important milestone in the history of sociological thought. Of particular interest to the modern sociologist is his delineation of the struggle of the human mind towards...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Waste and Consumption

    Capitalism, the Environment, and the Life of Things

    By Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    This book examines the link between waste and consumption through a cultural approach that integrates environmental concerns with reflections on the role that consumption has come to occupy in our contemporary capitalist societies. The mutual relationship between capitalism and consumption is...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Doing Justice to Young People

    Youth Crime and Social Justice

    By Roger Smith

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ‘rehabilitation’. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Willan

  4. Visual Research Methods in the Social Sciences

    Awakening Visions

    By Stephen Spencer

    Visual Research Methods is a guide for students, researchers and teachers in the social sciences who wish to explore and actively use a visual dimension in their research. This book offers an integrated approach to doing visual research, showing the potential for building convincing case studies...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Geographies of Children, Youth and Families

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Louise Holt

    This edited collection brings together international experts from the vibrant and growing field of geographies of children, youth and families. Designed as an introduction to the topic, this book provides an overview of current conceptual and theoretical debates surrounding geographies of children...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Effective Practice in Youth Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Stephenson, Henri Giller, Sally Brown

    Providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of research and the implications for practice, the second edition of Effective Practice in Youth Justice considers core areas of youth justice practice, such as how to engage young people effectively within the context of recent changes to the youth...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Sex, Drugs, and Death

    Addressing Youth Problems in American Society

    By Tammy L. Anderson

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    Sex, Drugs, and Death: Addressing Youth Problems in American Society explores how youth lifestyles, identity pursuits, behaviors and activities produce a wide range of social problems in contemporary society. The book focuses on the interconnections between three of the most significant youth...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Problem of Emotions in Societies

    By Jonathan Turner

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    Like any other valued resource, emotions are distributed unequally. Moreover, emotions are a generalized resource because they give people the confidence, or lack of confidence, to secure additional types of resources. Thus, this distribution of emotions roughly corresponds to the shares of others...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. A New Response to Youth Crime

    Edited by David Smith

    Antisocial and criminal behaviour involving children and young people have been a cause of heightened public concern in England and Wales for more than a quarter of a century. It has been the subject of numerous policy papers, research studies and academic assessments as well as extensive newspaper...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Willan

  10. Developing Cultural Capability in International Higher Education

    A Narrative Inquiry

    By Sheila Trahar

    To function in the diverse world of the twenty-first century requires a crucial ability to navigate its international and interconnected environments effectively. Such a skill may be defined as cultural capability and developing it is at the forefront of this book, as it guides readers in...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge