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  • Young People, Social Media and the Law

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Edited by Ralf Schneider, Sandra Dinter

    In the light of the complex demographic shifts associated with late modernity and the impetus of neo-liberal politics, childhood continues all the more to operate as a repository for the articulation of diverse social and cultural anxieties. Since the Thatcher years, juvenile delinquency, child…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future

    The Urban Left Behind

    By Holly H. Ming

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration (hukou) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development

    Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Childhood, Literature, and Science

    Fragile Subjects

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children? Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in western…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • 'Helicopter Parenting' and 'Boomerang Children'

    How Parents Support and Relate to Their Student and Co-Resident Graduate Children

    By Anne West, Jane Lewis

    Drawing an unfavourable contrast between the position of students and graduates with that of their baby boomer parents has become a staple for media comment. Indeed, student indebtedness and difficulties in finding graduate jobs and housing typically contrasts markedly with their parents’…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Childhoods 1700–1960

    From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking

    Edited by Reidar Aasgaard, Marcia Bunge, Merethe Roos

    This volume strengthens interest and research in the fields of both Childhood Studies and Nordic Studies by exploring conceptions of children and childhood in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden). Although some books have been written about the history of childhood…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

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