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  1. Social Policy

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hugh Bochel, Guy Daly

    This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens with a survey of the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Justice in Clinical Practice

    A Liberation Health Framework for Social Work

    Edited by Dawn Belkin Martinez, Ann Fleck-Henderson

    Social work theory and ethics places social justice at its core and recognises that many clients from oppressed and marginalized communities frequently suffer greater forms and degrees of physical and mental illness. However, social justice work has all too often been conceptualized as a macro...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change or Control?

    Theory, Policy and Practice Explored

    Edited by Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe, John Deering

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Sex offending, and in particular child sex offending, is a complex area for policy makers, theorists and practitioners. A focus on punishment has reinforced sex offending as a problem that is essentially ‘other’ to society and discourages engagement with the real scale and scope of sexual offending...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Youth Justice in Context

    Community, Compliance and Young People

    By Mairéad Seymour

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Youth Justice in Context examines the influence of legislative, organizational, policy and practice issues in shaping what constitutes compliance and how non-compliance is responded to when supervising young offenders in the community. It also addresses the impact of adolescent developmental...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Growing Up Fast

    Re-Visioning Adolescent Mothers' Transitions to Young Adulthood

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater

    The first edition of Growing Up Fast attempted to counter the stereotype of poor, minority adolescent mothers and describe the diversity of their educational, work, parenting, and relationship experiences. The volume followed a strengths-based approach to understanding why some mothers appeared...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    New Perspectives and Agendas, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence

    By David E. Balk

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    For some, life’s introduction to death and grief comes early, and when it does it can take many forms. Not only does Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence tackle them all, it does so with David Balk’s remarkable sensitivity to and deep knowledge of the pressures and opportunities...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contested Issues in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse

    A Response to Questions Raised in Kuehnle and Connell's Edited Volume

    Edited by Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Mark D. Everson

    This book represents a significant contribution to the highly contested debate surrounding how allegations of child sexual abuse should be evaluated. Despite decades of substantial research in this sensitive area, professional consensus remains elusive. A particular source of contention is the...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ecobehavioral Consultation in Schools

    Theory and Practice for School Psychologists, Special Educators, and School Counselors

    By Steven W. Lee, Christopher R. Niileksela

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    Ecobehavioral Consultation in Schools is a practical, theory-based text that advances the practice of ecobehavioral consultation (EBC) and teaches consultants how to develop their own successful practice. It includes examples of what the consultant could say at each step of the process, over 30...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge