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  • The Addicted Offenderby Judith Rumgay; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    The probation service's venture into financial partnerships with non-statutory agencies during the 1990s was viewed both as a development opportunity for improving services, and as a threat to professional identity and job security. Judith Rumgay studies partnership development with particular focus on programmes for substance misusing offenders. She... more...

  • Children,Family and the Stateby Nigel Thomas; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    This study of children's participation in decisions about their care draws on recent work in sociology and anthropology, psychology and legal philosophy in order to understand this challenging area of social life. It also reports on original and groundbreaking research into children's views of decision-making processes. The book has important theoretical... more...

  • Cultures, Communities, Identitiesby Marjorie Mayo; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 174.00

    Cultures, Communities, Identities explores a wide range of cultural strategies to promote participation and empowerment in both First and Third World settings. The book starts by analysing contemporary debates on cultures, communities and identities, in the context of globalization. This sets the framework for the discussion of cultural strategies... more...

  • Emotional Life and the Politics of Welfareby Paul Hoggett; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    Social policy and political theory are based upon rationalist models of the human subject. Drawing particularly upon contemporary Kleinian and feminist political theory the author explores the powerful role that emotions such as love, hate and fear play in the development of the human subject. From this base the book then examines a range of contemporary... more...

  • Environmental Crisisby Professor Mark Rowlands; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 147.00

    The worst chemical disaster ever could be happening right now. In India and Bangladesh between forty and eighty million people are at risk of consuming too much arsenic from well water that might have already caused one hundred thousand cancer cases and thousands of deaths. Many millions elsewhere in South-East Asia and South America may soon suffer... more...

  • Europe as an Idea and an Identityby Heikki Mikkeli; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00

    Heikki Mikkeli charts the history of the idea of Europe and European identity. The first part introduces the various attempts to unify Europe from antiquity to the European Union. In the second part the relationship of Europe with America and Russia is considered, as well as the ambivalent role of Central Europe. more...

  • Freedom and Securityby Tony Fitzpatrick; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 174.00

    A basic income would be an income paid periodically and unconditionally to every man, woman and child as a fundamental right of citizenship and without reference to employment, marital and household status. It would be a means of ensuring the twin objectives of freedom and security for all. This book provides an introduction to the basic income debate,... more...

  • Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950by Dr Pamela Cox; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 26.00

    The first major study of the history of British 'bad girls', this book uses a wide range of professional, popular and personal texts to explore the experiences of girls in the twentieth century juvenile justice system. It examines the processes leading to their definition as variously delinquent, defective or neglected and analyses the different possibilities... more...

  • Gendered Policies in Europeby Linda Hantrais; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 141.00

    Gendered Policies in Europe examines the policy process, focusing on the shifts in equal opportunities legislation towards measures to help parents combine employment and family life. The authors track the inputs of members states and pressure groups to European policy formation and analyse outputs and outcomes at national levels as they impact on... more...

  • Multiracial Identityby Mark Christian; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 158.00

    Provides an accessible account of the social construction of racialized groups. Using both primary (in-depth interviews) and secondary data, four nations are examined: the UK, US, South Africa and Jamaica. Little attention has traditionally been given to theorizing multiracial identity in the context of white supremacist thought and practice. more...