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  • The Fight for Fair Housing: Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act book cover

    The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence: The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services book cover

    Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence: A Guide for the Caring Professions book cover

    Violence

    A Guide for the Caring Professions

    By R. Glynn Owens, J. Barrie Ashcroft

    First published in 1985, this book is designed to help professionals in caring professions understand and deal with the problem of violent behaviour. It explains how theoretical ideas may be translated into practical strategies for the reduction or elimination of violence. It also highlights the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy: The needs of battered women and the response of the public services book cover

    Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness book cover

    Organizational and Community Responses to Domestic Abuse and Homelessness

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1994, this in-depth and long-term study presents an ethnography which is comprised of personal narratives of victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. Drawing on these stories, the book addresses a number of issues surrounding the provision of services for homeless women and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Battered Women as Survivors book cover

    Battered Women as Survivors

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    First published in 1990, this book is based on a field study of domestic abuse victims and their social network members. In a life history perspective, using values and network analysis, it uncovers the social context of a ‘secret’ crime against women and reveals the relationship between personal…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Violence in the Family: An annotated bibliography book cover

    Violence in the Family

    An annotated bibliography

    By Elizabeth Kemmer

    In the early 1970s, the problem of abuse within the family unit began to surface on a large scale and 1975 was a particularly significant year for the recognition of interfamilial violence. This recognition provided the impetus for more concern and investigation of the issue and significant…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence book cover

    Domestic Violence

    By Deborah Lockton, Richard Ward

    First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work: Transforming the Politics and Practices of Caring book cover

    Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work

    Transforming the Politics and Practices of Caring

    Edited by Bob Pease, Anthea Vreugdenhil, Sonya Stanford

    This book argues that the concept of care is a political and a moral concept. As such, it enables us to examine moral and political life through a radically different lens. The editors and contributors to the book argue that care has the potential to interrogate relationships of power and to be a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting: European Contexts book cover

    Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Changing Family and Child Development book cover

    The Changing Family and Child Development

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000: This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Experiencing Poverty book cover

    Experiencing Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  Marking the centenary of Seebohm Rowntree’s first study of poverty in York, this volume examines the modern impact of poverty on health, nutrition, crime, gender and ethnicity.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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