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  • Youth Sport, Migration and Culture

    Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Max Mauro

    How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Disability and Shopping

    Customers, Markets and the State, 1st Edition

    By Ieva Eskytė

    Disability and Shopping:Customers, Markets and the State provides an examination of the diverse experiences and perspectives of disabled customers, industry and civil society. It discusses how the interaction between the three stakeholders should be shaped at aiming to decrease inequality and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Medical Materialities

    Toward a Material Culture of Medical Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Parkhurst, Timothy Carroll

    Medical Materialities investigates possible points of cross-fertilisation between medical anthropology and material culture studies, and considers the successes and limitations of both sub-disciplines as they attempt to understand places, practices, methods, and cultures of healing. The editors…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Career Guidance for Emancipation

    Reclaiming Justice for the Multitude, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tristram Hooley, Ronald Sultana, Rie Thomsen

    This edited collection explores ways in which social justice can be integrated into career guidance practice. Chapter authors propose models and practices which can contribute to struggles for social justice and consider how career guidance can play a role in these struggles. They explore policy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability

    Looking Towards the Future: Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Ellis, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Mike Kent, Rachel Robertson

    How can a deep engagement with disability studies change our understanding of sociology, literary studies, gender studies, aesthetics, bioethics, social work, law, education, or history? Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability (the companion volume to Manifestos for the Future of Critical…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Caring for Families in Court

    An Essential Approach to Family Justice, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Babb, Judith D. Moran

    In many US courts and internationally, family law cases constitute almost half of the trial caseload. These matters include child abuse and neglect and juvenile delinquency, as well as divorce, custody, paternity, and other traditional family law issues. In this book, the authors argue that reforms…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Ann-Mari Sätre

    This book provides an overview of poverty and well-being in Russia. Increasing poverty rates during the 1990s were followed by greater attention to social policies in the 2000s and increased efforts to engage people in socially oriented NGOs and ‘encourage’ them to contribute to the fulfillment of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries

    Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hvid, Eivind Falkum

    The Nordic countries have the world's best working life. Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control. The main reason for this lies in the way interests are expressed and conflicts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Geographies

    Bodies, Places and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia R. England, Maria Fannin, Helen Hazen

    The sites, spaces and subjects of reproduction are distinctly geographical. Reproductive geographies span different scales - body, home, local, national, global - and movements across space. This book expands our understanding of the socio-cultural and spatial aspects of fertility, pregnancy and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Uses and Abuses of Humour in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Jordan

    In recent years, social work academics and practitioners have highlighted the need to "re-claim" methodologies which unpack creativity and resourcefulness. In the bleakest of times many turn to humour to survive. Making a unique contribution to social work thought, this is the first book to focus…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

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