Youth Products

  • Violence Against Children

    Making Human Rights Real

    Edited by Gertrud Lenzer

    Violence Against Children adopts in its title the exhortation of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen "Making Human Rights Real," which also represents the leitmotif of the book. It examines the prevalence of violence against children in Africa, the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Latin America and the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Youth

    Work, Citizenship and Culture in a Global Context

    By David Farrugia

    Contemporary young people are situated within a complex and disorienting set of social changes that are reshaping how youth is constructed, governed and experienced across the globe. Historically, it has been taken for granted that youth primarily concerns time, especially with regards to personal…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood

    Effective Policy and Practice

    By Alison Hadley

    Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood provides a comprehensive, unparalleled insight into the UK Government’s highly successful Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) for England which reduced the under-18 pregnancy rate by well over 50%, and considers how the lessons from this policy can be applied…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Youth and Disability

    A Challenge to Mr Reasonable

    By Jenny Slater

    In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of ’the reasonable’ to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited 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.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth, Citizenship and Empowerment

    By Helena Helve, Claire Wallace

    This title was first published in 2001. This book brings together a range of perspectives about citizenship and empowerment from around the globe. It thus approaches these important topics from a wide variety of directions, including different geo-political contexts, empirical studies, theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth, Risk and Russian Modernity

    By Christopher Williams, Vladimir Chuprov

    Title first published in 2003. This timely and original book is the most comprehensive and authoritative analysis of Russia's risk society to date. Referring to the works of Douglas, Beck and Giddens, it considers a variety of theories of risk and applies them to young people in different risk…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth in a Changing Karelia

    A Comparative Study of Everyday Life, Future Orientations and Political Culture of Youth in North-West Russia and Eastern Finland

    By Vesa Puuronen, Pentti Sinisalo, Larissa Shvets

    This title was first published in 2000:  The book is aimed at uncovering certain features of the future of Karelia, which is partly situated in Russia and Finland. The authors believe that this can be done by studying in depth the opinions, values, norms, beliefs, fears and hopes of young…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communities of Youth

    Cultural Practice and Informal Learning

    By Steven Miles, Axel Pohl, Barbara Stauber, Andreas Walther, Rui Manuel Bargiela Banha, Maria do Carmo Gomes

    This title was first published in 2002.Communities of Youth critically evaluates what it means to be a young person at the beginning of the twenty-first century and the problems, opportunities and dilemmas that emerge from the experience. The book is concerned with putting key conceptual debates to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Suicidal Behaviour, Bereavement and Death Education in Chinese Adolescents

    Hong Kong Studies

    By John W.L. Tse, Christopher Bagley

    This title was first published in 2002: Why are rates of suicidal behaviour in Chinese adolescents so high? What factors in school, community, family and interpersonal relationships cause this tragedy? Using key new research from leading researchers and social workers with first hand knowledge of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managing Fragmentation

    An Area Child Protection Committee in a Time of Change

    By Adrian Barton

    This title was first published in 2002: The rise of New Public Management and the fragmentation of agencies that resulted, created unprecedented new tensions and problems in multi-agency work. This book provides a fascinating insight into the workings of a large multi-agency committee, exploring…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

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