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  1. Youth Learning On Their Own Terms

    Creative Practices and Classroom Teaching

    By Leif Gustavson

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth Learning On Their Own Terms convincingly shows how developing a respect and understanding of the youth-initiated creative practices that occur outside schools can offer educators the opportunity to directly influence their teaching in schools by making classroom spaces personally meaningful...

    Published March 11th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Weber

    By Sam Whimster

    Understanding Weber provides an accessible and comprehensive explanation of the central issues of Weber's work. Using the most recent scholarship and editions of Weber's writings, Sam Whimster establishes the full range, depth and development of Max Weber's approach to the social and cultural...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Altering Practices

    Feminist Politics and Poetics of Space

    Edited by Doina Petrescu

    This collection of essays addresses and defines the state of contemporary theories and practices of space: it is concerned with the growing importance of technology and communications, the effects of globalization and the change of social demands. Within the current urban and geopolitical contexts,...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Ethnicity and Everyday Life

    By Christian Karner

    Series: The New Sociology

    Mixing theories of the everyday with a wide range of case studies, this book explains the 'character' of ethnicity, from being a political tool of exclusion, to a source of meaning and solidarity, and the relationship between culture, power and identity. Combining theories of the everyday with...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Transforming Youth Justice

    By Anna Souhami

    In 1997 the newly modernized Labour party swept into power promising a radical overhaul of the youth justice system. The creation of inter-agency Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) for the delivery of youth justice services were the cornerstone of the new approach. These new YOTs were designed to tackle...

    Published January 31st 2007 by Willan

  6. Homelessness in America

    Perspectives, Characterizations, and Considerations for Occupational Therapy

    By Kathleen Swenso Miller, Georgiana L Herzberg, Sharon A Ray

    Learn how to better address the needs of the homelessThe causes of homelessness are complex and varied. Homelessness in America provides an overview of the state of research on the homeless population from an occupation and societal participation perspective. This important resource explores the...

    Published January 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Sport Studies Reader

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    "This anthology provides breadth, depth, and continuity in a thoughtfully presented selection of classic, current, and provocative readings. For instructors it is the "course pack" they’ve always wanted to prepare, and for students it is the readings they’ve spent untold hours seeking in libraries…...

    Published December 12th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Resistance Through Rituals

    Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson

    Series: Cultural Studies Birmingham

    Praise for the first edition: ‘No one seriously interested in youth mass culture or style can afford to ignore this work.’ - Stanley Cohen, The Times Higher Education Supplement ‘The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies deserves our gratitude for having begun to locate the real areas of...

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Boxing, Masculinity and Identity

    The 'I' of the Tiger

    By Kath Woodward

    Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens through which social scientists can examine key modern themes. In addition, its inherent contradictions of extreme violence and beauty and of discipline and excess have long been a source of...

    Published November 8th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Young People and Offending

    By Martin Stephenson

    The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored: educationalists on the one hand and criminologists on the other have largely failed to...

    Published October 31st 2006 by Willan