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Youth and Substance Abuse

This book by Kat Daley provides a rare sociological explanation of youth substance abuse

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Supporting adult care-leavers: International best practice

By Charlotte Williams | Growing up in care is not just a part of childhood, but can have ongoing impacts across a person’s life. Various inquiries have revealed accounts of abuse and neglect, and a fracturing of family relationships. Organized thematically to allow comparison of different initiatives, this book considers the range of responses to adult care-leavers in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

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Conflict management

Conflict Management, by Jennifer Martin, is suitable for students and practitioners in conflict management and mediation as well as providing useful skills for everyday living. Areas of mediation practice discussed in this book include family, parent-adolescent, adult-elder, workplace, criminal justice, neighbourhood, planning and complex multi-party international environmental disputes.

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Young People Leaving State Out-of-Home Care

This book draws from the findings of some new research-based Australian studies combined with chapters based on local and international evidence that critically analyse existing policy and practice.

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Purposeful Program Theory: Effective Use of Theories of Change and Logic Models

This book is designed to help you assess your particular circumstances and develop, represent and use program theory in appropriate ways.

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Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment

Precarious employment presents a major challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of industrialised societies.

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On the Outside: Pathways In and Out of Homelessness

This is the first Australian book to focus on the dynamic relationship between different pathways into homelessness, adaptation to homelessness and the chances of a return to a stable, domiciled life.

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Deviance and Social Control

This text examines the bizarre and the everyday behaviours that some sociologists have labelled deviance.

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Women and Work 2005: Current RMIT University Research

This edited collection of refereed papers draws on a number of presentations to the 2nd Annual Women and Work Conference at RMIT University in September 2005.

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Women and Work: Current RMIT University Research 2004

The monograph comprises of selected refereed papers by RMIT academic staff originally given at the 2004 ‘Women and Work’ Conference in February 2004.

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Drivers and Contexts of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Action in Australian Organisations

Published in 2005, this book analyses the key findings from a two year research project.

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Harm Minimisation Vs. Zero Tolerance and Beyond: The Politics of Illicit Drugs in Australia

The book is a critique of the zero tolerance ideas that dominated the Howard Government’s drug policy agenda.

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Fragmented Futures: New Challenges in Working Life

This book examines how working life has become ’fragmented’ as a result of significant social and economic change in Australia in the last quarter of a century.

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