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  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • The African Diaspora in India

    Assimilation, Change and Cultural Survivals, 1st Edition

    By Purnima Mehta Bhatt

    This book explores the understudied and often overlooked subject of African presence in India. It focuses on the so-called Sidis, Siddis or Habshis who occupy a unique place in Indian history. The Sidis comprise scattered communities of people of African descent who travelled and settled along the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Xinjiang and the Chinese State

    Violence in the Reform Era, 1st Edition

    By Debasish Chaudhuri

    This book focuses on the nature of ethno-national conflicts and impacts of ideological orientation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) towards the national question in the context of Han nationalism and political, economic and security policies towards Xinjiang. Violence in Xinjiang since the mid…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

  • Internal Migration in the Developed World

    Are we becoming less mobile?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke, Ian Shuttleworth

    The frequency with which people move home has important implications for national economic performance and the well-being of individuals and families. Much contemporary social and migration theory posits that the world is becoming more mobile, leading to the recent ‘mobilities turn’ within the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • Welfare Bushed

    Social Care in Rural Australia, 1st Edition

    By Brian Cheers

    First published in 1998, this volume explores the Australian welfare system in the 1980s through the lens of being ‘bushed’: lost, tired, confused and don’t know which way to go. Numerous key factors have hindered the development of Australia’s welfare system along with the ability of rural…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Sexual Abuse of Adolescent Girls

    Social Workers' Child Protection Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Kirk

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the ‘meanings’ specific child protection cases involving the familial sexual abuse of adolescent girls hold for social workers. This is achieved through a qualitative analysis of a series of interviews with social workers regarding current or recent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work in Higher Education

    Demise or Development?, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lyons

    First published in 1999, in the light of recent moves towards deprofessionalisation and instrumentalism, Karen Lyons has conducted extensive research into the challenges facing social work training as a higher education discipline. Here, these challenges are located in a discussion of wider changes…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Care Services

    The Key to the Scandinavian Welfare Model, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorma Sipilä

    First published in 1997, this volume aimed to study social care services as a specific type of social policy that operates on a different set of principles as supportive services rather than as poor relief or social security work. The focus is on determining what is specifically Scandinavian about…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Values in Social Work

    1st Edition

    By Michael Horne

    First published in 1999, this second edition of Values in Social Work has been extensively revised from the first edition, incorporating new case study material and extended areas of analysis. Values in Social Work encourages the reader to critically examine social work values as they relate to the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Mental Health Social Work in Ireland

    Comparative Issues in Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Campbell, Roger Manktelow

    First published in 1998, this pioneering text examines how social, political and organisational changes in Ireland have shaped mental health social work practice in the late twentieth century. The co-editors have gathered together a range of contributors who provide knowledge and expertise in a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tourism and African Development

    Change and Challenge of Tourism in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Isaac Sindiga

    First published in 1999, this book is a contribution to the debate on tourism and Third World development. The general goal of the study is to assess whether tourism is a viable development strategy for Africa, using the example of Kenya. More specifically, the book assesses the contribution of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Land and Life

    An Analysis of Problems of the Land in Relation to the Future of English Rural Life with a Policy for Agriculture After the War, 1st Edition

    By Montague Fordham

    Originally published in 1942, the Rural Reconstruction Association had been working on the rural problem in its various aspects for several years. This republished volume represented the conclusions reached in the face of the urgent problems of war and reconstruction, and outlines a policy based on…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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