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  • The Politics of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Access to Medicinesby Hans Löfgren

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The book studies the pharmaceutical industry of India. It is one of the most successful stories of economic expansion and improvements in public health. Indian firms have made access to quality medicines possible and affordable in many developing countries. Indian pharmaceuticals are also exported on a large scale to the United States and other highly... more...

  • Recent Developments in Criminological Theoryby Stuart Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    This volume contains recent and cutting-edge articles from leading criminological theorists. The book is organized into ten sections, each representing the latest in the multi-disciplinary orientations representing a cross-section of contemporary criminological theory. These sections include: 1: Classical and Rational Choice; 2: Biological and Biosocial;... more...

  • A Criminological Imaginationby Pat Carlen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    A Criminological Imagination contains a selection of key articles from Pat Carlen's research studies of magistrates' courts and women's imprisonment together with a range of other articles on social control, discourse analysis, ideology, punishment, criminology and critique. They are all informed by an assumption that while criminal justice must remain... more...

  • The Termination of Criminal Careersby Stephen Farrall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    Recent years have witnessed an increase in the attention given to the later stages of criminal careers. Research upon this topic has charted the main factors associated with the termination of criminal careers, outlined some of the possible reasons behind these relationships and started to develop theoretical explanations for such relationships. ... more...

  • Children: Noble Causes or Worthy Citizens?by Karl Eric Knutsson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Since the International Year of the Child in 1979, advocacy for children has intensified. The Convention on the Rights of the Child has propelled this advocacy decisively into the midst of the political debate over human rights. Attempts to construct and support the theoretical and empirical underpinnings for a fresh approach to children and childhood... more...

  • The Blobs Training Manualby Pip Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.95

    Discover the full potential of the Blobs! Eagerly awaited, this comprehensive resource book for understanding and using Blobs provides: a fantastic insight into Blobs and Blob Trees, their development and the theory behind them; clear instructions on how Blobs can be used to discuss a wide variety of important issues, emotions or feelings; session... more...

  • Transnational Social Policyby Luann Good Gingrich; Stefan Köngeter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

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

  • The Law and Child Developmentby Mavis Maclean; Emily Buss

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 325.00

    This volume asks what legal and socio legal scholarship can contribute to understanding the role of law in the care and development of children. The editors have selected key articles ranging from theoretical analysis to empirical data based research that address the law's approach in the United States and the United Kingdom to resolving parenting... more...

  • Effective Interventions for Children in Needby Barbara Maughan; Michael Little

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 250.00

    This book sets out the current state of knowledge about what works in reducing impairments to children’s health and development. Little and Maughan’s book applies a high standard of proof and reproduces only the work of the leading intervention scientists from around the world. After discussing the real world challenges to more effective children’s... more...

  • Defining and Classifying Children in Needby Nick Axford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    Need is a popular but controversial concept in social policy. 'Needs-led' has become a mantra in children's services in recent years, yet theorists still argue about the meaning and value of the concept of 'need'. There are lots of needs assessment at the individual child and population levels, but case files vary enormously in quality and reports... more...