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  • The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer, Mayssam D. Zaaroura

    Reducing Urban Violence in the Global South seeks to identify the drivers of urban violence in the cities of the Global South and how they relate to and interact with poverty and inequalities. Drawing on the findings of an ambitious five-year, 15-project research programme supported by Canada’s…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Victim Support and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Carina Gallo, Kerstin Svensson

    This book provides a rich analysis of the history of Swedish victim support. With the majority research on victim support centering on the Anglosphere, this book offers a unique case study for considering the role of the victim in the criminal justice system. While Sweden has enacted many laws to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Latino Professionals in America

    Testimonios of Policy, Perseverance, and Success, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chávez

    In Latino Professionals in America, Maria Chávez combines rich qualitative interviews, auto-ethnographic accounts, and policy analysis to explore the converging oppressions that make it difficult for Latinos to become professionals, and to envision themselves as successful in those professions.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • The Policy Design Primer

    Choosing the Right Tools for the Job, 1st Edition

    By Michael Howlett

    The Policy Design Primer is a concise and practical introduction to the principles and elements of policy design in contemporary governance. Guiding students through the study of the instruments used by governments in carrying out their tasks, adapting to, and altering their environments, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income, and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • The Volunteer Force

    A Social and Political History 1859-1908, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Cunningham

    Originally published in 1975, The Volunteer Force is a study of the part-time military force which came into being to meet the mid-nineteenth century fear of French invasion. It survived and grew for fifty years until in 1908 it was renamed and remodelled as the Territorial Force. Composed…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, Bonny Ibhawoh

    This book draws attention to emerging issues around the rights of minorities, marginalized groups, and persons in Africa. It explores the gaps between human rights provisions and conditions, showing that although international human rights principles have been embraced in the continent, various…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Civil Society and Social Movements in Food System Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Andrée, Jill K. Clark, Charles Z. Levkoe, Kristen Lowitt

    This book offers insights into the governance of contemporary food systems and their ongoing transformation by social movements. As global food systems face multiple threats and challenges there is an opportunity for social movements and civil society to play a more active role in building social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Gypsy Feminism

    Intersectional Politics, Alliances, Gender and Queer Activism, 1st Edition

    By Laura Corradi

    Clumsy stereotypes of the Romani and Travellers communities abound, not only culturally in programmes such as Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, but also amongst educators, social workers, administrators and the medical profession. Gypsy cultures are invariably presented as ruled by tradition and machismo.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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