Taylor & Francis India: Child and Family Social Work

  • British-Indian Adult Children of Divorce: Context, Impact and Coping book cover

    British-Indian Adult Children of Divorce

    Context, Impact and Coping, 1st Edition

    By Chaitali Das

    Divorce has become a form of family change in contemporary western societies, spawning much research to investigate its causes and consequences. Such research has promoted a sociological understanding of divorce, impact on families and individuals as well as implications for public policy. However,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Parenting After the Century of the Child: Travelling Ideals, Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses book cover

    Parenting After the Century of the Child

    Travelling Ideals, Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses, 1st Edition

    By Tatjana Thelen

    Edited by Haldis Haukanes

    Bridging the gap between studies orientated around parenthood and those on the ’globalization’ of childhood, Parenting After the Century of the Child provides a timely intervention to the scholarship. It explores in depth negotiations of travelling ideals on childhood, showing the power of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Regulating Family Responsibilities book cover

    Regulating Family Responsibilities

    1st Edition

    By Jo Bridgeman

    Edited by Heather Keating

    This collection brings together some of the most eminent and exciting authors researching family responsibilities to examine understandings of the day to day responsibilities which people undertake within families and the role of the law in the construction of those understandings. The authors…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Motherhood, Absence and Transition: When Adult Children Leave Home book cover

    Motherhood, Absence and Transition

    When Adult Children Leave Home, 1st Edition

    By Trish Green

    The vast majority of academic texts on motherhood have focused on women’s experiences of the early years of mothering, while texts covering the topic of home-leaving have tended to privilege the young person's experience. Combining lively empirical material with an illuminating social-theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Little Angels: An International Legal Perspective on Child Discrimination book cover

    Little Angels

    An International Legal Perspective on Child Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Following on from her previous nine books on discrimination law, Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter now focuses on the goal of child equality. Examining issues of child labour and the relevant laws which are designed to protect the most vulnerable in our society, the book explores the primary role of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Fitting into Place?: Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities book cover

    Fitting into Place?

    Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Taylor

    Fitting into Place adopts a multi-dimensional interdisciplinary approach to explore shifting geographies and temporalities that re-constitute 'city publics' - and the place of the 'public sociologist'. Class, race and gender (dis)advantages are situated in relation to urban-rural contrasts, where '…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Spirituality and Social Work book cover

    Spirituality and Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Beth R. Crisp

    For much of the twentieth century, professional social work sought to distance itself from its religious origins with the consequence being that the role of spirituality in the lives of service users tended to be sidelined. Yet it is clear that many people begin to explore their spirituality…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Children's Rights in Africa: A Legal Perspective book cover

    Children's Rights in Africa

    A Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    This collection is anchored in an African conception of children's rights and the law, and reflects contemporary discourses taking place in the region of the children's rights sphere. The majority of contributors are African and adopt an individual approach to their topic which reflects their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Aboriginal Child Welfare, Self-Government and the Rights of Indigenous Children: Protecting the Vulnerable Under International Law book cover

    Aboriginal Child Welfare, Self-Government and the Rights of Indigenous Children

    Protecting the Vulnerable Under International Law, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Harris-Short

    This volume addresses the contentious and topical issue of aboriginal self-government over child welfare. Using case studies from Australia and Canada, it discusses aboriginal child welfare in historical and comparative perspectives and critically examines recent legal reforms and changes in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Violations of Trust: How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People book cover

    Violations of Trust

    How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hil

    Edited by Judith Bessant

    The past few decades have brought to light increasing evidence of systemic and repeated institutional abuse of children and young people in many western nations. Government enquiries, research studies and media reports have begun to highlight the widespread nature of sexual, physical and emotional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Welfare and Society

  • Going it Alone?: Lone Motherhood in Late Modernity book cover

    Going it Alone?

    Lone Motherhood in Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Martina Klett-Davies

    Are lone mothers 'going it alone' in late modernity? In this fascinating work, Martina Klett-Davies examines how women negotiate lone motherhood in Britain and Germany. She draws on interviews with 70 unmarried lone mothers living on state benefits in inner city areas to examine the complexity and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Design for Sport book cover

    Design for Sport

    1st Edition

    By Anxo Cereijo Roibás, Emmanuel Stamatakis

    Design for Sport shows how socially responsible design can contribute to make sport practice widespread in the general population including disadvantaged and hard-to-reach groups, and those that have been traditionally excluded such as the elderly, disabled people, those living in deprived areas…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Design for Social Responsibility

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