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  • Children, Securitization, War and Peace

    Perspectives from the West

    By Kathrin Horschelmann

    It is not just in ‘failed states’ and dictatorships that children become a key target for military recruitment and the politics of national security. The ‘securitisation’ in western societies today relies equally strongly on the multi-faceted enrolment of children in national and international…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • 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 
    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 – 2018-08-15 
    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 

  • 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 – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Fairclough

    Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home provides new critical approaches to feeding children as a social practice influenced by a variety of institutions, norms, values and moral accountability. This collection will seek to provide an interrogation of contemporary parenting culture across…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Sociological Futures

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • 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 – 2018-03-31 

  • Young People and Everyday Peace

    Exclusion, Insecurity and Peacebuilding in Colombia

    By Helen Berents

    Young People and Everyday Peace is grounded in the stories of young people who live in Los Altos de Cazucá, an informal peri-urban community in Soacha, to the south of Colombia’s capital Bogotá. The occupants of this community have fled the armed conflict and exist in a state of marginalisation and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

    This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Children's Literature and Culture

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