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  • Designing and Conducting Research in Social Science, Health and Social Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona McSweeney, Dave Williams

    This book presents a novel and accessible way to learn about designing and conducting social research. Unlike traditional social research methods books, it provides a ‘real world’ account of social researchers’ experiences and learning achieved through conducting research in a variety of fields.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Alex Broom, Jeremy Moss

    This volume engages with questions of justice and equality, and how these can be achieved in modern society. It explores how theory and research can inform policy and practice to bring about real change in people’s lives, helping readers understand and interrogate patterns and causes of inequality,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored in research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Execution by Family

    A Theory of Honor Violence, 1st Edition

    By Mark Cooney

    Across many parts of the world, violence inflicted in the name of family honor is attracting an increasing amount of attention. Family honor violence, otherwise known as honor-based violence, is physical force inflicted primarily on women for conduct defined as dishonorable. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to "feel identity" beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • A Sensory Sociology of Autism

    Habitual Favourites, 1st Edition

    By Robert Rourke

    This innovative book places the sensory experiences of autistic individuals within a sociological framework. It instigates new discussions around sensory experience, autism and how disability and ability can be reconceived. Autism is commonly understood to involve social and communication…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Decolonised and Developmental Social Work

    A Model from Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Raj Yadav

    This is the first book to cover existing debates on decolonising and developmental social work whilst equipping readers with the understanding of how to translate the idea of decolonisation of social work into practice. Using new empirical data and an extensive detail of social, cultural, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

  • Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice

    Pitfalls and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tseris

    This book argues that while notions of trauma in mental health hold promise for the advancement of women’s rights, the mainstreaming of trauma treatments and therapies has had mixed implications, sometimes replacing genuine social change efforts with new forms of female oppression by psychiatry. It…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms of its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from a hierarchical conceptualisation of drug use based on its subjects and their objects, offering unique…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Skillington

    Synonymous with catastrophe and destructive tendencies, the Anthropocene provokes reflection on the limits of existing applications of ideas of responsibility, ecological agency and democratic justice. Youth campaigners, in particular, make emerging insights on the Anthropocene of central…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers, 1st Edition

    By Isla Masson

    Incarcerating Motherhood explores how initial short period in prisons can negatively impact mothers and their children. We have much yet to understand about the enduring harms caused by first time incarceration, especially for minimal time periods and for mothers with dependent children. With large…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Noelia Molina

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture explores spiritual skills that may assist women in changes, challenges and transformations undergone through the transition to motherhood. This study comprises rich, qualitative data gathered from interviews with 11 mothers. Results are analysed by constructing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

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