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  • Children's Rights in Africa: A Legal Perspective book cover

    Children's Rights in Africa

    A Legal Perspective

    Edited by Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    This collection is anchored in an African conception of children's rights and the law, and reflects contemporary discourses taking place in the region of the children's rights sphere. The majority of contributors are African and adopt an individual approach to their topic which reflects their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Transport System: User Contexts, Experiences and Needs book cover

    Negotiating the Transport System

    User Contexts, Experiences and Needs

    By Fiona Rajé

    By combining focus groups and interviews with innovative research techniques, such as web-based discussions and Q methodology, this book provides insights into the daily experiences of those using the British transport system. Despite an entitlement to a basic level of mobility, travel…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Aboriginal Child Welfare, Self-Government and the Rights of Indigenous Children: Protecting the Vulnerable Under International Law book cover

    Aboriginal Child Welfare, Self-Government and the Rights of Indigenous Children

    Protecting the Vulnerable Under International Law

    By Sonia Harris-Short

    This volume addresses the contentious and topical issue of aboriginal self-government over child welfare. Using case studies from Australia and Canada, it discusses aboriginal child welfare in historical and comparative perspectives and critically examines recent legal reforms and changes in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The McDonaldization of Social Work book cover

    The McDonaldization of Social Work

    By Donna Dustin

    Based upon George Ritzer's McDonaldization of Society thesis and incorporating aspects of social theory, this book examines the introduction of care management to social work practice. Donna Dustin analyzes care management as an example of the managerial application of efficiency, calculability,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Crossing the Line: Vagrancy, Homelessness and Social Displacement in Russia book cover

    Crossing the Line

    Vagrancy, Homelessness and Social Displacement in Russia

    By Svetlana Stephenson

    This pioneering book is the first to explore the experiences of homeless people in Russia in the late Soviet period and during post-socialist transition. Through their own stories, it introduces us to the hidden world of vagrants, itinerant workers and the street homeless - roofless people living…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Violations of Trust: How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People book cover

    Violations of Trust

    How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People

    By Richard Hil

    Edited by Judith Bessant

    The past few decades have brought to light increasing evidence of systemic and repeated institutional abuse of children and young people in many western nations. Government enquiries, research studies and media reports have begun to highlight the widespread nature of sexual, physical and emotional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Welfare and Society

  • Environment and Society: Sustainability, Policy and the Citizen book cover

    Environment and Society

    Sustainability, Policy and the Citizen

    By Stewart Barr

    Environment and Society explores ways to promote the behavioural shifts necessary for creating a 'sustainable society'. Through a critical approach to the links between sustainability, policy and citizen engagement, the book argues that sustainability policy needs to move towards a positive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Going it Alone?: Lone Motherhood in Late Modernity book cover

    Going it Alone?

    Lone Motherhood in Late Modernity

    By Martina Klett-Davies

    Are lone mothers 'going it alone' in late modernity? In this fascinating work, Martina Klett-Davies examines how women negotiate lone motherhood in Britain and Germany. She draws on interviews with 70 unmarried lone mothers living on state benefits in inner city areas to examine the complexity and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Social Dimensions of Sustainable Transport: Transatlantic Perspectives book cover

    Social Dimensions of Sustainable Transport

    Transatlantic Perspectives

    By Stefan Poppelreuter

    Edited by Kieran Donaghy

    Based on the work of the STELLA (Sustainable Transport in Europe and Links and Liaisons with America) Focus Group 3, this volume brings together leading transport academics to discuss society behaviour and public/private transport. Theoretical and empirical research from across North America and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Towards Managed Primary Care: The Role and Experience of Primary Care Organizations book cover

    Towards Managed Primary Care

    The Role and Experience of Primary Care Organizations

    By Judith Smith, Nick Goodwin

    The last decade has witnessed a transformation in the organization and management of primary care. In Towards Managed Primary Care, the authors examine the background and development of Primary Care Groups and Primary Care Trusts (PCG/Ts) in the English NHS. The book focuses on the practical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Design for Sport book cover

    Design for Sport

    By Anxo Cereijo Roibás, Emmanuel Stamatakis

    Design for Sport shows how socially responsible design can contribute to make sport practice widespread in the general population including disadvantaged and hard-to-reach groups, and those that have been traditionally excluded such as the elderly, disabled people, those living in deprived areas…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services book cover

    Responsibilisation at the Margins of Welfare Services

    Edited by Kirsi Juhila, Suvi Raitakari, Christopher Hall

    The impetus for this book is the shift in welfare policy in Western Europe from state responsibilities to individual and community responsibilities. The book examines the ways in which policies associated with advanced liberalism and New Public Management can be identified as influencing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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