Sociology: Social Policy

  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Transnational Social Policy

    Social Welfare in a World on the Move

    Edited by Luann Good Gingrich, Stefan Köngeter

    Transnational Social Policy highlights the changing face of social policy and social work against the background of accelerating transnationalisation of economies, labour markets, education, social services and care. The contributions of this book provide unique case examples on the interplay of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Precarious Generation

    A Political Economy of Young People

    By Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing, Rob Watts

    This book draws on a wealth of evidence including young people’s own stories, to document how they are now faring in increasingly unequal societies like America, Britain, Australia, France and Spain. It points to systematic generational inequality as those born since 1980 become the first…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Migrant Workers and ASEAN

    A Two Level State and Regional Analysis

    By Anisa Santoso

    ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) has made slow progress in defining a regional policy for the protection of migrant workers. This book examines the normative structures within the institutions at play at both state and regional level of ASEAN, which influence the making of a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Negative Neighbourhood Reputation and Place Attachment

    The Production and Contestation of Territorial Stigma

    Edited by Paul Kirkness, Andreas Tijé-Dra

    The concept of territorial stigma, as developed in large part by the urban sociologist Loïc Wacquant, contends that certain groups of people are devalued, discredited and tainted by the reputation of the place where they reside. This book argues that this theory is more relevant and comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • The Gamin de Paris in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture

    Delacroix, Hugo, and the French Social Imaginary

    By Marilyn R. Brown

    The revolutionary boy at the barricades was memorably envisioned in Eugène Delacroix’s painting Liberty Leading the People (1830) and Victor Hugo’s novel Les Misérables (1862). Over the course of the nineteenth century, images of the Paris urchin entered the collective social imaginary as cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Dwelling in Mobile Times

    Places, practices and contestations

    Edited by Sybille Frank, Lars Meier

    In an era of increasing mobilities, places of residence are still vital. Unlike commuting, migrating or travelling, dwelling usually evokes – at least in modern Western thought – the idea of an immobile, private place to rest. This book explores the places, spaces and practices of dwelling in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburb, 1850-1901

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind large front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 homes were built in the fields surrounding the city…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • (Sub)Urban Sexscapes

    Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Christine Steinmetz

    (Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    Edited by The Population Knowledge Network

    This reader on the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century features a unique collection of primary sources from around the globe, written by scholars, politicians, journalists, and activists. Many of the sources are available in English for the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Bullying in the Arts

    Vocation, Exploitation and Abuse of Power

    By Anne-Marie Quigg

    Diva, Prima Donna, Maestro, Virtuoso: creative geniuses with the ability to deliver artistic excellence. However this perception can serve to tilt the balance of power in relationships and to substantiate the notion of artistic temperament; the Master is always right and the Diva must have her way.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

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