Social Policy Products

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

    A Developmental Intergroup Approach

    By Christia Spears Brown

    Discrimination impacts most youth at some point. Almost all children and adolescents belong to at least one stigmatized group, whether they are a Black or Latino boy in school; an immigrant or refugee; a gay, lesbian, or bisexual teen; or a girl in physics class. Discrimination on the basis of race…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Policing European Metropolises

    The Politics of Security in City-Regions

    Edited by Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards, Paul Ponsaers

    Understanding the politics of security in city-regions is increasingly important for the study of contemporary policing. This book argues that national and international governing arrangements are being outflanked by various transnational threats, including the cross-border terrorism of the attacks…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing

    Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families

    Edited by Zana Vathi, Russell King

    Return migration is a topic of growing interest among academics and policy makers. Nonetheless, issues of psychosocial wellbeing are rarely discussed in its context. Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing problematises the widely-held assumption that return to the country of origin, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Nick Tilley, Aiden Sidebottom

    This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. This book is divided into five comprehensive parts: Part I,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Gerald P. Mallon

    Although the vast majority of LGBT persons are healthy, resilient, and hardy individuals who do not seek social work intervention, some have been or will be clients in social work agencies. The third edition of Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People updates this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries

    Edited by Clare Herrick, David Reubi

    To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However the compulsion to do and understand global health emerges largely from contexts that geography has long engaged with: urbanisation, globalisation, political economy, risk…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Surviving Work in Healthcare

    Helpful stuff for people on the frontline

    By Elizabeth Cotton

    The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol, Power and Public Health

    A comparative study of alcohol policy

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking individuals, calling instead for governments to control…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Local Identities and Politics

    Negotiating the Old and the New

    By Kees Terlouw

    The relation between identity and space is strong and generates many conflicts. Most people attach great importance to their local community and its identity. The possibility of change can cause turmoil and become fertile ground for staking new identities. Understanding how these changes can take…

    Hardback – 2017-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by Marlene Spanger, May-Len Skilbrei

    The starting point for this book is the question of how we research sex for sale and the implications of the choices we make in terms of epistemology and ethics. Which dilemmas and ethical aspects need to be taken into account when producing qualitative data within a highly politicised and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

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