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  • Children in Foster Care

    1st Edition

    By James Barber, Paul Delfabbro, Robyn Gilbertson

    Researchers, practitioners, journalists and politicians increasingly recognise that foster care throughout the world is in a state of crisis. There are more and more children needing care and, as residential alternatives dry up, more of these children are being assigned to foster families. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development

    Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurora Lopez-Fogues, Firdevs Melis Cin

    Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development investigates to what extent young people have access to fair opportunities, the factors influencing their aspirations, and how able they are to pursue these aspirations and to carry out their life plans. The book positions itself in the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Structural Change of Knowledge and the Future of the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Pohoryles, Andrew Sors

    This book is a compendium of pragmatism in the social sciences. While addressing several distinct spheres, it carries a common message: the future of the social sciences depends on a shared understanding of society based on the knowledge of various disciplines and transcending the currently…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Food Practices and Social Inequality

    Looking at Food Practices and Taste across the Class Divide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Smith Maguire

    Policy-related, academic and populist accounts of the relationship between food and class tend to reproduce a dichotomy that privileges either middle-class discerning taste or working-class necessity. Taking a markedly different approach, this collection explores the classed cultures of food…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • An Overheated World

    An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Although economic, cultural and demographic changes are part and parcel of the modern world, changes in a number of areas have accelerated in the last quarter-century – a period sometimes spoken of as the global information society, a world of ‘liquid modernity’ – or of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Preserving Popular Music Heritage

    Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Baker

    There is a growing awareness around the world of the pressing need to archive the material remnants of popular music so as to safeguard the national and local histories of this cultural form. Current research suggests that in the past 20 or so years there has been an expansion of DIY heritage…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Unequivocal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Freiman

    Unequivocal Justice challenges the prevailing view within political philosophy that broadly free market regimes are inconsistent with the basic principles of liberal egalitarian justice. Freiman argues that the liberal egalitarian rejection of free market regimes rests on a crucial methodological…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • Society

    1st Edition

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Revival: Dress, Drinks and Drums (1931)

    Further Studies of Savages and Sex, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Crawley

    Edited by Theodore Besterman

    'Studies of Savages and Sex' are brought together by nine shorter essays. In the present Volume are assembled three longer studies, the first of which, indeed, is long and important enough to have made a volume itself. It speaks of the origins, forms and psychology of dress (with special emphasis…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Studies of Savages and Sex (1929)

    1st Edition

    By Alfred Ernest Crawley

    Edited by Theodore Besterman

    The success of my revised edition of Mr Crawley's The Mystic Rose has encouraged me to bring together in the present volume some of his papers previously unpublished in book-form, on subjects akin to those of his great work. Mr Crawley's treatment of these problems of sexual anthropology,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dwelling in Mobile Times

    Places, Practices and Contestations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sybille Frank, Lars Meier

    In an era of increasing mobilities, places of residence are still vital. Unlike commuting, migrating or travelling, dwelling usually evokes – at least in modern Western thought – the idea of an immobile, private place to rest. This book explores the places, spaces and practices of dwelling in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Economic Inequality and Poverty: International Perspectives

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Lars Osberg

    This title was first published in 1991: This collection focuses on the concepts and measurements of inequality, poverty, the concentration of wealth, and the implications of these issues for social policies. A special feature of this work is the international comparisons of the evidence on economic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

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