Social Justice Products

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field of globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, the Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Feminisms in Social Work Research

    Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge

    Edited by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe, Christina Gringeri

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Toward Justice

    Broadening the Study of Criminal Justice

    By Kristi Holsinger, Lori Sexton

    Designed as a text for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, Toward Justice encourages students to engage critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond the criminal justice system, in order to cultivate a more thorough understanding of the system as it operates on the ground in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Policing Hate Crime

    Understanding Communities and Prejudice

    By Gail Mason, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sharon Pickering, Rebecca Wickes, Carolyn McKay

    In a contemporary setting of increasing social division and marginalisation, Policing Hate Crime interrogates the complexities of prejudice motivated crime and effective policing practices. Hate crime has become a barometer for contemporary police relations with vulnerable and marginalised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • What Price the Poor?

    William Booth, Karl Marx and the London Residuum

    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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Classical Sociology

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    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 – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Domestic Violence in International Context

    Edited by Diana Scharff Peterson, Julie A. Schroeder

    Domestic violence does not discriminate and is prevalent throughout the word regardless of race, age or socio-economic status. Why, then, do reactions and response differ so widely throughout the world? While some countries work diligently to address the matter through prevention and training,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Formation in Dhaka, 1985–2005

    A Longitudinal Study of Society in a Third World Megacity

    By Kamal Siddiqui, Jamshed Ahmed, Kaniz Siddique, Sayeedul Huq, Abul Hossain, Shah Nazimud-Doula, Nahid Rezawana

    By the middle of the twenty-first century, more than fifty per cent of the world's population will live in an urban environment. Most of this new urban growth will take place in Asia and Africa, yet most governments in these two continents seem woefully unprepared for the challenges they will face…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Apartheid Vertigo

    The Rise in Discrimination Against Africans in South Africa

    By David M. Matsinhe

    Apartheid vertigo, the dizzying sensation following prolonged oppression and delusions of skin colour, is the focus of this book. For centuries, the colour-code shaped state and national ideals, created social and emotional distances between social groups, permeated public and private spheres, and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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