Family Policy Products

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    By Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship

    Koseki, Identification and Documentation

    Edited by David Chapman, Karl Jakob Krogness

    Japan’s Household Registration System (koseki seido) is an extremely powerful state instrument, and is socially entrenched with a long history of population governance, social control and the maintenance of social order. It provides identity whilst at the same time imposing identity upon everyone…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Gender and Family in East Asia

    Edited by Siumi Maria Tam, Wai Ching Angela Wong, Danning Wang

    The on-going reconfiguration of geo-political and economic forces across the globe has created a new institutional and moral environment for East Asian family life and gender dynamics. Indeed, modernisation in East Asia has brought about increases in women’s education levels and participation in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Sharing Lives

    Adult Children and Parents

    By Marc Szydlik

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

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • State Powers and Private Rights in Child Protection and Safeguarding Assessments

    Policing Parents

    By Lauren Devine

    State Powers and Private Rights in the UK Child Protection System: Policing Parents examines in detail the UK child protection and safeguarding system, exploring its theoretical and legal basis and implications in modern society. The system of child protection and safeguarding derives from a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Parenting

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Guerda Nicolas, Anabel Bejarano, Debbiesiu L. Lee

    Through a global, multidisciplinary perspective, this book describes how four factors influence parenting practices: a countries historical and political background, the parent’s educational history, the economy and the parent’s financial standing, and advances in technology. Case studies that…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Older People and Migration

    Challenges for Social Work

    Edited by Susan Lawrence, Sandra Torres

    With neo-liberal resource rationing, and the onus of cost shifting from the state to individuals, families, and communities, migration issues can add a further layer of complexity to the question of caring for the elderly. By presenting examples from a variety of contexts and countries, this book…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Social Work, Marriage, and Ethnicity

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Colita Fairfax

    By looking at a variety of racial and ethnic groups in society, Social Work, Marriage and Ethnicity examines the conventional knowledge, theories and best practices relating to marriages. Contributors address marriage interventions, female empowerment, parenting, and cohabitation, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Vulnerabilities, Care and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Jonathan Herring

    While in the past family life was characterised as a "haven from the harsh realities of life", it is now recognised as a site of vulnerabilities and a place where care work can go unacknowledged and be a source of social and economic hardship. This book addresses the strong relationships that exist…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

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