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  • The Elderly in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Slaughter Brown

    First published in 1997. Considerable research has been done to identify neighbourhood influences on children’s affective states, motivation, and behaviour. This population, along with the elderly, are the nation’s largest dependent groups. In contrast, little research has been done to determine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Identity and Poverty

    Defining a Sense of Self among Urban Adolescents, 1st Edition

    By Laura DeHaan, Shelley MacDermid

    This book, first published in 1996, examines an important developmental transition: the formation of identity, as well as the influence that having a well-developed identity may have, on a sample of adolescents living in urban Chicago. This study proposes that identity commitment, exploration, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D. Brailey

    Illustrating the experiences of contemporary women, this book of original research essays points to recent challenges in the ongoing gender revolution—and to women’s resilience. Women living at the intersection of varying social categories (race, ethnicity, class, age, sexuality, and marital status…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marian Meyers

    This book examines the multiple ways that popular media mainstream and reinforce neoliberal ideology, exposing how they promote neoliberalism’s underlying ideas, values and beliefs so as to naturalize inequality, undercut democracy and contribute to the collapse of social notions of community and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Social Problems

    A Human Rights Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Bonds

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Work, Identity and Economic Change

    Working-Class Men in the 'Post-Industrial Economy', 1st Edition

    By Darren Nixon

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • When Race Meets Class

    African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda F Levine

    A rare, fifteen-year ethnography, this book follows the lives of individual, low-income African American youth from the beginning of high school into their early adult years. Levine shows how their interaction and experience with multiple institutions (family, school, community) and individuals (…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Elementary Forms of Social Relations

    Status, power and reference groups, 1st Edition

    By Theodore D. Kemper

    Elementary Forms of Social Relations introduces the reader to social life as a perpetual quest by individuals to gain attention, respect and regard (status) accompanied by an effort to marshal defensive and offensive means (power) to overcome the reluctance of others to grant status. This work is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge

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