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  1. Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family

    By Monica Flegel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,...

    Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Aiden Sisler, Angela Ittel

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Families and their Relatives

    By Hubert Firth, Forge Firth

    As increased access to employment and educational opportunities brought dramatic changes to women's lives, sociologists began to look at the effect of women's changing roles on their children and families. Based on empirical investigations and personal experience, the studies included in the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Works of William H. Beveridge

    By Various

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    William Beveridge (1879-1963) was a key figure in the modernization of British economic and social policy who published widely on unemployment and social security. Among his most notable works and reprinted in this set are, Full Employment in a Free Society (1944), and Pillars of Security (1943)....

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is the printed version of a survey carried out in conjunction with a B.B.C. series called "The changing world" which was broadcast in 1932. Four of the talks were monologues by Beveridge (The changing family, The family and the population question, Nature and nurture and The enduring...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Unknown

  7. The Pillars of Security (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is made up of articles and broadcasts and deals with the conditions and methods of making the British war effort more effective. It then goes on to deal with post war problems and discusses the Beveridge Report in its perspective of social policy designed to make "New Britain" after the...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    A Report on Methods of Social Advance

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    It is the author’s contention that an abundance of voluntary action outside the citizen’s home, both individually and collectively, for bettering his own and his fellows’ lives, are the distinguishing marks of a truly free society. This volume is a study of how such action can be kept alive in the...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Evidence for Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    Being Memoranda by Organisations and Individuals and other Material Relevant to Voluntary Action

    Edited by William H. Beveridge, A. F. Wells

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This supplementary volume to Beveridge’s important work Voluntary Action sets out some of the important material on which the Report is based, and amplifies it by giving views and statements of fact submitted by many experts in the fields covered by his Inquiry....

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The London School of Economics (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    And Its Problems 1919-1937

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    The eighteen years when William Beveridge was Director of the LSE, saw some of the School’s greatest expansion. The years between the wars presented a number of problems discussed in this book, such as those of finding space in the heart of London, of the proper scope and method of economics, of...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge