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  • 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 – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • A Case of Neglect? (1996)

    Children's Experiences and the Sociology of Childhood

    Edited by Ian Butler, Ian F Shaw

    Published in 1996, this book advocates and persuasively exemplifies a qualitative sociology of childhood, spoken repeatedly through children’s voices. After a long period of dormancy, interest in the sociology of childhood became a focus of attention and scholarly interest. Developments in practice…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Children Living in Sustainable Built Environments

    New Urbanisms, New Citizens

    By Pia Christensen, Sophie Hadfield-Hill, John Horton, Peter Kraftl

    Urban living has dramatically changed over the past generation, refashioning children’s relationships with the towns and cities in which they live, and the modes of living within them. Focusing on the global shift in urban planning towards sustainable urbanism - from master planned ‘sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Musical Prodigies and Childhood Performance

    Child’s Play

    By Jacqueline Warwick

    This book examines the phenomenon of child musicians in Western culture, examining the stereotypes associated with child musicians, in terms both of musical repertoire and performance strategies, and also their function in our understandings of what childhood is. Histories of performance abound…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • 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 – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Literature, Media and Society

    Edited by Sandra Dinter, Ralf Schneider

    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 – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • 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 – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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