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Social Issues

  • Conflict for Spaceby Shavkat Kasymov

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 26.99

    This book argues that affinity for land and space constitutes the foundation of human agency and underlies all social activity of human beings from a personal level to national and regional levels. The author argues that human society is divided into two identity groups, a conservative and a liberal identity. more...

  • Moral Panics over Contemporary Children and Youthby Charles Krinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The concept of moral panic has received considerable scholarly attention, but as yet little attention has been accorded to panics over children and youth. This is the first book to examine this important and controversial social issue by employing a rigorous intellectual framework to explore the cultural construction of youth, through the dissemination... more...

  • Talk and Social Interaction in the Playgroundby Carly W. Butler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a rich and detailed empirical account of children's play and interaction in the school playground. Drawing on the approaches of ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, 'Talk and Social Interaction in the Playground' examines the organisation of membership and social action in a game created by a group of children. It offers rich... more...

  • Social Justice, Legitimacy and the Welfare Stateby Benjamin Veghte; Steffen Mau

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Drawing together leading international experts such as Knut Halvorsen, Robert Y. Shapiro, Stefan Svallfors and Wim van Oorschot, this volume addresses issues of justice and legitimacy in the context of welfare state transformation. The contributors demonstrate that the Western welfare state is not at risk of losing support or encountering fundamental... more...

  • Home Safe Homeby Hilary Botein; Andrea Hetling; Carol Corden

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    For survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), housing is a key to establishing a new life free from abuse. Home Safe Home offers a multifaceted analysis that both values the perspectives of IPV survivors and accounts for the practical challenges involved in providing them with adequate permanent housing. As it traces how housing options and... more...

  • Bodies at Riskby Elizabeth E. Wheatley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In Bodies at Risk, Elizabeth Wheatley provides a fascinating ethnography of heart disease. She looks at what happens to someone after a heart attack and how they get on with 'business as usual' in the wake of a potentially fatal medical crisis. How are daily routines, personal identities, families, friends, and careers affected and rearranged after... more...

  • Evidence-Based Healthcare in Contextby Jon Adams; Alex Broom

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    With new methods of treatment standardisation resulting in various benefits for patient outcomes, evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice have emerged as defining features of western healthcare provision in recent years. Most health professions are now adopting some form of 'evidence-based' framework for clinical training and practice.... more...

  • The Psychology of Female Violenceby Anna Motz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europeby Bent Greve

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This ground-breaking book provides detailed case studies of 11 EU-member states? welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures and deliver long-term care and whether there is a social investment... more...

  • The Lotos-Eatersby Carol A. B. Warren

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    As the baby boom generation ages, there are few ethnographies that capture the dynamics of aging. This new book is based on years of participant observation in "the Sands," a beautiful ocean community of well-off individuals and couples seeking the easy life. Yet the community members contend with deep uncertainties about health as they learn to face... more...