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  • 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...

  • Uncertain Masculinitiesby Mike O'Donnell; Sue Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    In this era of rapid and unsettling change, boys now more than ever face difficulties in establishing their self-image and status. In this original and challenging study Mike O'Donnell and Sue Sharpe explore how teenage boys from white, African-Caribbean and Asian backgrounds negotiate contemporary uncertainties to construct their gender identities.... 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...

  • Young Children, Parents and Professionalsby Margaret Henry

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    As early year education and very early child care increase, parents and professionals face many difficult questions. What are the effects of early education on children? Are parents fulfilling their roles? What should teachers' roles be? Seldom asked are more basic questions: What are the fundamental needs of young children? Or parents? Or professionals?... 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...

  • Young Europeans, Work and Familyby Julia Brannen; Susan Lewis; Anne Nilsen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Based on qualitative research carried out with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, Young Europeans, Work and Family examines young people's pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. This enlightening book investigates young people from a range of social classes and at various phases... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...