Social Justice Products

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    By Tracey Skillington

    A key challenge for the world community today is to decide whether this moment in the history of the Anthropocene will be one that tolerates deepening inequalities, resource destruction, widespread suffering and the erosion of the rule of law or, alternatively, will seize opportunities still…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Sociological Futures

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    Edited by Stephen Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. It provides an authoritative guide to theory and method, and the primary debates of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Begging, Street Politics and Power

    Secular and Religious Laws

    By Sheba Saeed

    Begging is a complex phenomenon, and its causes are multi-dimensional, ranging from religion, to socio-economic crime and politics. Likewise, the beggar does not belong to a homogenous group. Beggars are heterogenous in nature belonging to many different categories, from children, to adults, to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-25 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Empowerment and Control in the Australian Welfare State

    A Critical Analysis of Australian Social Policy Since 1972

    By Philip Mendes

    This book explores the tensions between the competing social rights and social control functions of the modern Australian welfare state. By critically examining the history and rhetoric of the Australian welfare state from 1972 to the present day, and using the author’s long-standing research on…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research

    By Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is developing rapidly. This textbook, the first of its kind, decolonizes the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in Pacific social work and rejuvenates current practice models to enhance evolving Pacific perspectives by Incorporating Pacific epistemologies and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 

  • Researching Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  This collection of papers reviews the theory, method and policy relevance of post-war poverty research. It is designed to contribute to bringing high quality research in this area back to the centre of both social research and informed policy debate.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mothering and Desistance in Re-Entry

    By Venezia Michalsen

    Although there is plentiful research on the impact of marriage, employment and the military on desistance from criminal behaviour in the lives of men, far less is known about the factors most important to women’s desistance. Imprisoned women are far more likely than their male counterparts to be…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Ageing, Diversity and Equality - Open Access

    Edited by Sue Westwood

    Current understandings of ageing and diversity are impoverished in three main ways. Firstly, with regards to thinking about what inequalities operate in later life there has been an excessive preoccupation with economic resources. On the other hand, less attention has been paid to cultural norms…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the phenomenon of anti-FGM social media activism. Against a backdrop of over 200 million girls and women worldwide affected by FGM, this volume examines key global online campaigns to end the practice, involving leading virtual platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 

  • Reimagining Rehabilitation

    Beyond the Individual

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett, Fergus McNeill

    This book aims to make the case for and provide some of the resources necessary to reimagine rehabilitation for 21st Century criminal justice. Outlining an approach to rehabilitation which takes into account wider democratic processes, political structures and mechanisms of resource allocation, the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 

  • Engendering Transformative Change in International Development

    By Gillian Fletcher

    The Sustainable Development Goals were launched in 2015 with grand ambitions for ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for all, with ‘no one left behind’. However, these goals will be impossible to achieve without addressing inequity, inequality, marginalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Prisoner Resettlement in Europe

    Edited by Frieder Dünkel, Ineke Pruin, Anette Storgaard, Jonas Weber

    Questions regarding how to improve the transitional phase from prison to life in society after release have gained major importance in the last decade in criminal policy. All over the world release preparation and resettlement practice are discussed with the aim to reduce negative effects of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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