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Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe: Woman, Work and Welfare in the 1990s

by Maria Jose Gonzalez, Teresa Jurado & Manuela Naldini

Presenting studies of the situation on gender inequalities and associated pattern of work and welfare in all southern European countries, this work focuses on the interaction of the three major societal institutions...


Small Islands, Large Questions: Society, Culture and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean

by Karen Fog Olwig

This book focuses on the post-emancipation period in the Caribbean and how local societies dealt with the new socio-economic conditions. Scholars from Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, England, Denmark and The Netherlands...


Partner to Partition: The Jewish Agency's Partition Plan in the Mandate Era

by Yossi Katz

In this work Yossi Katz shows that the Jewish Agency Executive's partition plan, though never implemented, was not an isolated episode, but had short- and long-term implications from the Jewish perspective -...


The Ethical Foundations of Social Work

by Stephen Cowden & Annie Pullen-Sansfacon

The Ethical Foundations of Social Work provides you with an engaging, theoretical and practice-based grounding in social work ethics. The authors first examine when, how and why principles and debates historically...


Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty

by Nancy A. Naples

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


New Money, Nice Town: How Capital Works in the New Urban Economy

by Leonard Nevarez

The economic restructuring that has gone on since the 1980s has produced a new economic space in which service and high tech firms are at the forefront of innovation. One of the features of the new economy is...


Young Adult Women, Work and Family: Living a Contradiction

by Maureen Padfield & Ian Procter

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Couples Therapy: Feminist Perspectives

by Esther D Rothblum & Marcia Hill

How can you provide effective, meaningful therapy to couples with whom you have little or nothing in common? Couples Therapy: Feminist Perspectives addresses some of the inadequacies, omissions, and assumptions...


Sexuality Education in Postsecondary and Professional Training Settings

by James Wm Maddock

Sexuality Education in Postsecondary and Professional Training Settings keeps you up-to-date on the trends and issues in sexuality education in colleges, universities, and professional training institutions....


Relationship Therapy with Same-Sex Couples

by Jerry Bigner & Joseph L Wetchler

Use new knowledge of the LGBT culture to ably counsel same-sex couples!

Relationship Therapy with Same-Sex Couples provides psychologists, therapists, social workers, and counselors with an overview of the...


Dual-Career Marriage: A System in Transition

by Lisa R. Silberstein

Dual-career marriage, in which wife and husband each pursue a professional career, offers a window into the changing landscape of gender roles and relations. In the span of a single generation, the family in...


Adolescent Parenthood and Education: Exploring Alternative Programs

by Mary Pilat

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping

by Judith Levine

Many of us have tried to call a halt to our spending at one time or another. But what if we decided not to buy anything for a whole year? Obviously, we would need necessities like food and soap, but how would...


No Way Renee: The Second Half of My Notorious Life

by Renee Richards & John Ames

In 1975, at the age of forty, Richard Raskind, a renowned eye surgeon and highly ranked amateur tennis player, "died," and Renée Richards was "born," in what was to become the most public and highly scrutinized...


The Essence of Style

by Joan DeJean

What makes fashionistas willing to pay a small fortune for a particular designer accessory -- a luxe handbag, for example? Why is it that people all over the world share the conviction that a special occasion...


No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning

by Abigail Thernstrom & Stephan Thernstrom

Black and Hispanic students are not learning enough in our public schools. Their typically poor performance is the most important source of ongoing racial inequality in America today. Thus, say Abigail and Stephan...


Process and Reality

by Alfred North Whitehead

Based on the Gifford Lectures which Whitehead delivered at the University of Edinburgh in 1927-8. Process and Reality presents a system of speculative philosophy which is based on a categorical scheme of investigation...


There When He Needs You: How to Be an Available, Involved, and Emotionally Connected Father to Your Son

by Neil Bernstein & Brooke Lea Foster

Men want to be better fathers, and today they're trying harder than ever. They jog behind strollers, leave work early for parent-teacher conferences, and roughhouse with their kids before they've had a chance...


Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective: A Biopsychosocial Perspective

by Cynthia Moniz & Stephen Gorin

In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through...


The Handbook of Mobilities

by Peter Adey, David Bissell & Kevin Hannam

The 21st century seems to be on the move, perhaps even more so than the last. With cheap travel, and more than two billion cars projected worldwide for 2030. And yet, all this mobility is happening incredibly...