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  1. Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is...

    Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Innovations in Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis

    Working with the hard to reach

    By Alan Meaden, Andrew Fox

    Despite the steady acceptance of psychological interventions for people with psychosis in routine practice many people continue to experience problems in their recovery. The need to develop new approaches, particularly for those who are more difficult to engage and have significant co-morbidities...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender Justice and Development: Vulnerability and Empowerment

    Volume II

    Edited by Eric Palmer

    Vulnerability and empowerment are central concepts of contemporary development theory and ethics. Vulnerability associated with human interdependence is a wellspring of values in care ethics, while vulnerability arising from social problems demands remedy, of which empowerment is frequently the...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Implementing Social Europe in Times of Crises

    Re-established Boundaries of Welfare?

    Edited by Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen, Hans Vollaard

    Series: West European Politics

    While the EU legitimacy crisis and the Great Recession prevail, certain European Union principles and policies have to be implemented in the member states. This volume explores the diverse processes, stages and subjects of implementation in a variety of social policies to identify different...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Families in Asia

    Edited by Stella R. Quah

    Research on the family has expanded considerably across Asia but studies tend to be fragmented, focusing on narrow issues within limited areas (cities, towns, small communities) and may not be accessible to international readers. These limitations make it difficult for researchers, students, policy...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care

    Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society

    Edited by Ford H. Kuramoto, Francis K.O. Yuen

    This book provides a scholarly discussion of arguably the most important advance in U.S. public health services since Medicare 50 years ago - how the Federal program known as the Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) or "Obamacare" became law. It addresses ACA in terms of its...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge