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  1. At-Risk Children and Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall McElwee

    Discover strategies to reinforce the strengths of the youngest members of society What assistance can be provided to a disadvantaged youngster to help them bounce back to conquer challenges while growing up? At-Risk Children and Youth analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Schooling and the Politics of Disaster

    Edited by Kenneth J. Saltman

    Schooling and the Politics of Disaster is the first volume to address how disaster is being used for a radical social and economic reengineering of education. From the natural disasters of the Asian tsunami and the hurricanes in the Gulf Coast, to the human-made disasters in Iraq, Afghanistan,...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Deciphering the Global

    Its Scales, Spaces and Subjects

    Edited by Saskia Sassen

    Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics....

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Living With Violence

    An Anthropology of Events and Everyday Life

    By Roma Chatterji, Deepak Mehta

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    This book gives a detailed account of the ‘communal riots’ between Hindus and Muslims in Mumbai in 1992-93. It departs from the historiography of the riot, which assumes that Hindu-Muslim conflict is independent of the participants of the violence. Speaking to and interacting with the residents of...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge India

  5. Cities of Pleasure

    Sex and the Urban Socialscape

    Edited by Alan Collins

    This book contains a collection of cutting-edge chapters that explore various connections between urban living, sexuality and sexual desire around the world. The key themes featured address a number of topical issues including: the controversies and debates raging around the evolution, defining...

    Published March 5th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Narratives of Neglect

    By Jacqui Karn

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book tells the story of the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north of England and its subsequent regeneration. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it addresses the local governance of security and the ways in which the community engaged with attempts...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Willan

  7. Social Movements

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Jeff Goodwin, James Jasper

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    A social movement is a collective, organized, sustained and non-institutional challenge to authorities, power holders, or cultural beliefs and practices. In the modern world, social movements are one of the main ways that people try to control their lives and articulate their moral positions. From...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Urban Economics

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge