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  • Re-Thinking Social Research: Anti-Discriminatory Approaches in Research Methodology book cover

    Re-Thinking Social Research

    Anti-Discriminatory Approaches in Research Methodology, 1st Edition

    By Beth Humphries

    Edited by Carole Truman

    Social research plays an important part in the social sciences and in the planning and implementation of personal social services. Whilst considerable attention has been paid to the methods used to undertake social research, little has been done to explore the processes under which it is carried…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Sub City: Young People, Homelessness and Crime book cover

    Sub City: Young People, Homelessness and Crime

    1st Edition

    By Julia Wardhaugh

    Youth homelessness increased rapidly during the late 1980s and early 1990s, at a time when street homelessness in particular became increasingly associated in the popular mind with dangerousness and criminality. This book analyzes the construction of homelessness as a social and legal 'problem'…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Narrating Unemployment book cover

    Narrating Unemployment

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Ezzy

    Drawing on the emerging field of narrative theory in sociology and psychology, this book argues that an individual’s response to job loss is a product of the shape of the story a person tells about their experience. This, in turn, is a product of both individual creativity and the structuring…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Engendering Violence: Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood book cover

    Engendering Violence

    Heterosexual Interpersonal Violence from Childhood to Adulthood, 1st Edition

    By Myra J. Hird

    Bringing together unique international research from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Europe, this book presents a detailed examination of the violence perpetrated by males and females within the context of childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Based on illuminating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Political Philosophy, Empathy and Political Justice book cover

    Political Philosophy, Empathy and Political Justice

    1st Edition

    By Matt Edge

    In this work, Matt Edge offers an innovative approach to political philosophy. He invites the reader to consider the question of political justice from an empathic perspective - if you were asked to construct a theory of justice acceptable to members of a community you were not yourself a part of,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Aspects of a Changing Social Structure book cover

    Aspects of a Changing Social Structure

    1st Edition

    By Sir Percy Alden

    Originally published in 1937, Aspects of a Changing Social Structure presents lectures delivered in 1936 on behalf of the Sir Halley Stewart Trust. These lectures focus on discussing the interest that government was beginning to take in Britain’s social welfare and industrial patterns. Topics…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • What Price the Poor?: William Booth, Karl Marx and the London Residuum book cover

    What Price the Poor?

    William Booth, Karl Marx and the London Residuum, 1st Edition

    By Ann M. Woodall

    In this fascinating book, Ann Woodall investigates and compares the work and thought of William Booth and Karl Marx, who both arrived in London in 1849. She draws comparisons between their responses to the intractability of the poverty of the 'submerged tenth' of London's population, and argues…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Rethinking Classical Sociology

  • Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children: Perspectives on Research and Policy book cover

    Abuse and Violence Towards Young Children

    Perspectives on Research and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Evans

    Levels of violence, abuse and neglect in early childhood are reported internationally as having reached epidemic proportions. The prevalence of all forms of violence to children has been difficult to establish, particularly in low and middle income countries. However, even in countries with a high…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global: Volume I book cover

    Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Costs of Caring: Families with Disabled Children book cover

    The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Normalisation in Practice: Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap book cover

    Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Bie Nio Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door: Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children book cover

    A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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