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  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Gringo Injustice

    Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    The recent mass shooting of 22 innocent people in El Paso by a lone White gunman looking to "Kill Mexicans" is not new. It is part of a long, bloody history of anti-Latina/o violence in the United States. Gringo Injustice brings this history to life, shedding critical light on the complex…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices

    4th Edition

    Edited by Julie Dickinson, Anne Meyer

    Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices, Fourth Edition, provides foundational knowledge on the specialty nursing practice of legal nurse consulting. Legal nurse consulting is defined, and essential information about the practice is discussed (history, certification, scope and standards of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Western Society After The Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Lyman H. Legters

    Based on an International Scholars' Symposium convened to recall the infamous Kristallnacht in Hitler's Germany, this book represents an effort to distill from the ensuing Holocaust experience the lessons that seem most applicable to the contemporary world.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-28
    Routledge

  • Village Viability In Contemporary Society

    1st Edition

    By Priscilla Copeland Reining

    This book on the important question of village viability arose from several organizational innovations. It presents the important experience of intensive village studies conducted by anthropologists and sociologists and describes it with the views of development economists and administrators.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-28
    Routledge

  • Pop Culture Freaks

    Identity, Mass Media, and Society, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Kidd

    Love it or hate it, popular culture permeates every aspect of contemporary society. In this accessibly written introduction to the sociology of popular culture, Dustin Kidd provides the tools to think critically about the cultural soup served daily by film, television, music, print media, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

  • Cybercrime and Digital Deviance

    1st Edition

    By Roderick S. Graham, 'Shawn K. Smith

    Cybercrime and Digital Deviance is a work that combines insights from sociology, criminology, and computer science to explore cybercrimes such as hacking and romance scams, along with forms of cyberdeviance such as pornography addiction, trolling, and flaming. Other issues are explored including…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Water Politics

    Governance, Justice and the Right to Water, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Social Dynamics of Family Violence

    3rd Edition

    By Angela J. Hattery, Earl Smith

    The Social Dynamics of Family Violence explores family violence throughout the life course, from child abuse and neglect to intimate partner violence and elder abuse. Paying special attention to the social character and institutional causes of family violence, Hattery and Smith ask students to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Undermining of American Democracy

    How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All, 1st Edition

    By Clayton D. Peoples

    The public believes that politicians in the US favor special interests over their constituents and that our political institutions have become corrupt—and they are right. A growing body of evidence shows that special interests have disproportionate sway over policy via campaign contributions and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Research Methodology

    An Overview of Research Problems, Tasks and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

    Research Methodology is meant to provide a broad guideline to facilitate and steer the whole of a research activity in any discipline. With the ambit and amount of research increasing by the day, the need for Research Methodology is being widely appreciated. Against this backdrop, we notice the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S. Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organized in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community, supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

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