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Publishing in May
Dark secrets of childhoodFred Powell, Margaret Scanlon
Media power, child abuse and public scandals
This ground-breaking book explores the relationship between the media, child abuse and shifting adult–child power relations which, in Western countries, has spawned an ever-expanding range of laws, policies and procedures introduced to address the ‘explosion’ of interest in the issue of child abuse.
Paperback price: £26.99
Ethnic identity and inequalities in BritainStephen Jivraj, Ludi Simpson
The dynamics of diversity
This important book is the first to offer in-depth analysis from the last three UK population censuses focusing on the dynamics of ethnic identity and inequalities in contemporary Britain, with contributions from experts based at or affiliated to the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity.
Paperback price: £19.99
Privatising probationJohn Deering, Martina Feilzer
Is Transforming Rehabilitation the end of the probation ideal?
This topical book looks at the attitudes of probation practitioners and managers to the philosophy, values, and practicalities of the Transforming Rehabilitation agenda. It provides unique insights into the values, attitudes and beliefs of probation staff and their delivery of services.
Paperback price: £9.99
Resilience in the post-welfare inner cityGeoffrey DeVerteuil
Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney
Moving beyond theoretical notions of ‘resilience’ this is the first book to offer a conceptual and empirical approach to exploring and comparing the process of resilience across service ‘hubs’ in three complex but different global inner-city regions: London, Los Angeles and Sydney.
Hardback price: £70.00