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  • Studentification in Cities

    By Darren Smith

    Studentification is a global concept. The term now widely used to describe urban changes tied to the expansion of higher education and increasing populations of students. It represents one of the most prominent ‘spaces of youth’, and one that is highly influential in shaping subsequent phases of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Child and Youth Well-being in China

    By Lijun Chen, Dali L. Yang, Di Zhou, Qiang Ren

    The true measure of any society is how it treats its children, who are in turn that society’s future. Making use of data from the longitudinal Chinese Family Panel Studies survey, the authors of this timely study provide a multi-faceted description and analysis of China’s younger generations. They…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Faircloth

    This cross-disciplinary volume brings together diverse perspectives on children’s food occasions inside and outside of the home across different geographical locations. By unpacking mundane food occasions - from school dinners to domestic meals and from breakfast to snacks - Feeding Children Inside…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge

  • African American Children in American Political Life

    The Literature and Politics of the Impossible

    By Myisha Priest

    This book explores the ways that figures of Black children and writing for them articulate complex and contested notions of justice arising from the entanglements of black freedom and black subjection, articulations made material in spectacular performances on the political stage. Connecting…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Youths in Challenging Situations

    International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris, Lily Stylianoudi

    This book investigates and explores the complex dynamics of youth in contemporary society, especially in troubled and crisis-ridden contexts. On the one hand, teenagers and young adults experience social suffering, marginalisation, gender and ethnic bias, and an increased risk to be radicalised and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge

  • Young People, Rights and Place

    Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics

    By Stuart C. Aitken

    Concern is growing about children’s rights and the curtailment of those rights through the excesses of neoliberal governance. This book discusses children’s spatial and citizenship rights, and the ways young people and their families push against diminished rights. Armed initially with theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Schooling Ordinary Kids (1987)

    Inequality, Unemployment, and the New Vocationalism

    By Phillip Brown

    Originally published 1987 Schooling Ordinary Kids looks at the ‘invisible majority’ of ordinary working-class pupils. The book explains why these pupils are now at the centre of a major educational crisis surrounding the soaring rates of youth unemployment. The book is a timely examination of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents

    By Marc Szydlik

    Sharing Lives explores the most important human relationships which last for the longest period of our lives: those between adult children and their parents. Offering a new reference point for studies on the sociology of family, the book focuses on the reasons and results of lifelong…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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