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  • The Law and Older People

    1st Edition

    By John Williams

    This book looks at the historical background to the law's approach to ageing, focusing on questions such as: Has the law promoted ageism?  How well has the law protected older people against discrimination, abuse and social exclusion? How effective will new prohibitions on age…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    By Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella, Annick Masselot

    Historically the care of children and family members has been perceived as a private issue, a personal choice provided informally within the family, and accordingly has been ignored by legislators who has focused instead on the leave and time provisions in employment law. However, demographic…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • American Public Policymaking

    Issues in Governance, 1st Edition

    By Matt Grossmann

    Students frequently take a course in public policy because they are deeply interested in the controversial issues covered, from national health care and climate change to immigration reform and education. But they also often struggle to connect the policy issues they care about with the difficult…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Youth Justice and Penality in Comparative Context

    1st Edition

    By Barry Goldson, Chris Cunneen, Sophie Russell, David Brown, Eileen Baldry, Melanie Schwartz, Damon Briggs

    Researchers have often attempted to identify and comprehend international trends in criminal justice, and in youth justice and penality more particularly. But the complex, contradictory and often inconsistent nature of youth justice and penality over both time and space, defies generalized accounts…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare, 1st Edition

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Domestic and family violence

    A critical introduction to knowledge and practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Trade Unions and European Integration

    A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes M Kiess, Martin Seeliger

    Trade Unions under the Pressure of European Integration brings together pessimists and optimists on trade unionism under the contemporary pressures of European integration. The Great Recession has brought new attention to structural problems of the European integration process, specifically…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Way to a Great Country

    A Macroscopic View on Chinese Population in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Tian Xueyuan

    Population is the most influential factor in social development and economic growth, especially in China. The author makes macro illustration about main issues on China’s population and development in the 21st century and advises on facing the population development challenges toward a sustainable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Sex Work

    Theory, Practice, Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Mary Laing

    Sex work research is a growing area of scholarship, which has, especially over the last ten years, diversified from its previous focus on female street-based sex workers to explore a diversity of paid sexual encounters in a multiplicity of spaces, performed and purchased by individuals of varied…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tasha Oren, Andrea Press

    Feminism as a method, a movement, a critique and an identity has been the subject of debates, contestations and revisions in recent years, yet contemporary global developments and political upheavals have again refocused feminism’s collective force. What is feminism now? How do scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Parental Imprisonment and Children’s Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Donson, Aisling Parkes

    Children whose parents have been incarcerated are often referred to as "invisible victims of crime and the penal system". Whereas the criminal justice system and wider human rights discourse around imprisonment predominantly focuses on the prisoner, the human rights of children and family members…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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