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Street capital

Sveinung Sandberg.

April 2011; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: race and ethnicity. 200 pages.

This book introduces the worlds of young black men dealing cannabis at a drug scene called The River in Oslo, Norway. The lives of these men are structured by a huge and complex cannabis...

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Broadening the dementia debate

Ruth Bartlett.

June 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: gerontology and ageing. 168 pages.

Dementia has been widely debated from the perspectives of biomedicine and social psychology. This book broadens the debate to consider the experiences of men and women with dementia from a...

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The consumer in public services

Edited by Richard Simmons, Martin Powell and Ian Greener.

April 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 304 pages.

This book challenges existing stereotypes about the ‘consumer as chooser’. It shows how we must develop a more sophisticated understanding of consumers, examining their place and role as...

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Children, politics and communication

Edited by Nigel Thomas.

May 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: marriage and the family. 216 pages.

Even after twenty years of children's rights and new thinking about childhood, children are still frequently seen as apolitical. All over the world there has been a growing emphasis on...

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Managing transitions

Edited by Alison Petch.

October 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. 176 pages.

Everyone will experience a number of transitions throughout their life. Many of these will be positive, others may present challenges. This book addresses significant transitions relevant...

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Population ageing and international development

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock.

January 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: gerontology and ageing. 304 pages.

Over the next forty years the number of people aged over sixty in the world, many of whom live in developing regions, will grow by 1¼ billion. What will old age be like for them? This book...

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Social work and global health inequalities

Edited by Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod and Lindsey Napier.

September 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. 320 pages.

Tackling inequalities in health is an essential social-work task. Every day, social workers grapple with the impact on people's lives of the social inequalities that shape their health...

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Towards a more equal society?

Edited by John Hills, Tom Sefton and Kitty Stewart.

February 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: social stratification, inequality, and mobility. 432 pages.

When New Labour came to power in 1997, its leaders asked for it to be judged after ten years on its success in making Britain ‘a more equal society’. This book asks whether Britain did...

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Ageing and intergenerational relations

Edited by Misa Izuhara.

February 2010; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: gerontology and ageing. 176 pages.

With socio-economic and demographic changes taking place in contemporary societies, new patterns of family relations are forming partly due to significant family changes, value shifts,...

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Subversive citizens

Edited by Marian Barnes and David Prior.

July 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 248 pages.

Many of the recent reforms in public services in the UK have been driven by the image of the ‘responsible citizen’ – the service user who not only has rights to receive services but also...

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