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  • Contesting Childhoodby Michael Wyness

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Drawing on work from within the developing field of childhood studies, this text examines theoretical and policy driven understandings of the current position of children in society. Through an analysis of policy reforms and professional initiatives within educational child care and legal contexts, the author examines different, potentially competing... more...

  • Russia's Youth and its Cultureby Hilary Pilkington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Since the political whirlwinds of the mid-1980s and the fall of communism in 1991, Russia has undergone dramatic social change, much of which has escaped the attention of Western media. In her new book, Hilary Pilkington applies the methods of cultural studies research to the study of Russian youth. She does this by `deconstructing' the social discourses... more...

  • Marriage, Domestic Life and Social Changeby David Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    Marriage, Domestic Life and Social Change brings together leading writers on marriage and the family in a tribute to the life and work of Jacqueline Burgoyne, a major figure in family studies. more...

  • Abortion, Sin and the State in Thailandby Andrea Whittaker

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book discusses abortion in a non-Western, non-Christian context - in Thailand, where over 300,000 illegal abortions are performed each year by a variety of methods. The book, based on extensive original research in the field, examines a wide range of issues, including stories of the real-life dilemmas facing women, popular representations of abortion... more...

  • Age and Generationby Mike O'Donnell

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    Age and Generation introduces students to the main sociological and anthropological issues surrounding this topic, from childhood to old age, and focuses, in particular, on youth culture. more...

  • The New Don't Blame Motherby Paula Caplan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

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

  • Pregnancy and Abortion Counsellingby Joanna Brien; Ida Fairbairn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 40.95

    Pregnancy and Abortion Counselling is written for professionals who give information and support to women deciding whether to terminate or continue with their pregnancy. The authors provide a comprehensive review of the social, moral and legal issues surrounding contraception and abortion and offer clear guidelines for establishing good practice.... more...

  • Studying The Social Worlds Of Childrenby Frances Chaput Waksler

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kidsby Murray Milner Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95

    In this timely and insightful book, award-winning sociologist Murray Milner tries to understand why teenagers behave the way they do. Drawing upon two years of intensive fieldwork in one high school and 300 written interviews about high schools across the country, he argues that consumer culture has greatly impacted the way our youth relate to one... more...

  • Children and the Changing Familyby An-Magritt Jensen; Lorna McKee

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This timely and thought-provoking book explores how social and family change are colouring the experience of childhood. The book is centred around three major changes: parental employment, family composition and ideology. The authors demonstrate how children's families are transformed in accordance with societal changes in demographic and economic... more...