Taylor & Francis India: Child and Family Social Work

  • Working with Ethnic Minorities and Across Cultures in Western Child Protection Systems book cover

    Working with Ethnic Minorities and Across Cultures in Western Child Protection Systems

    1st Edition

    By Pooja Sawrikar

    Multiculturalism in Western countries continues to grow, but responsiveness to it with culturally sensitive research, policy and practice has been slower to develop. This lag could be accused of enabling institutional racism – that is, culturally insensitive practices and policies can cause or…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Contemporary Social Work Studies

  • Tomorrow's Criminals: The Development of Child Delinquency and Effective Interventions book cover

    Tomorrow's Criminals

    The Development of Child Delinquency and Effective Interventions, 1st Edition

    By N. Wim Slot, Machteld Hoeve

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    It has been acknowledged for some years that the early onset of delinquency can predict a long and serious criminal career. Most resources are targeted at the teenage years but this book argues convincingly that more research and interventions should be aimed at child delinquents aged 12 and under.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Youth Drinking Cultures: European Experiences book cover

    Youth Drinking Cultures

    European Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Margaretha Järvinen, Robin Room

    How can 'binge drinking' be explained and understood? Is alcohol consumption related to the particular cultural characteristics of some European countries? Should heavy drinking cultures be seen as a mainstream youth phenomenon or as marginal - and is this different in different countries? A team…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility: A Global Perspective book cover

    Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Don Cipriani

    Children of almost any age can break the law, but at what age should children first face the possibility of criminal responsibility for their alleged crimes? This work is the first global analysis of national minimum ages of criminal responsibility (MACRs), the international legal obligations that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Children's Rights and Traditional Values book cover

    Children's Rights and Traditional Values

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Douglas, Leslie Sebba

    This book of essays by legal scholars from the United Kingdom, Eire, Israel and Palestine explores the extent to which the recognition of the concept of children’s rights is affected by adherence to religious, cultural and ethnic traditions. The aim is twofold: first, to illuminate the interface…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Programme on International Rights of the Child

  • 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

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