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Chinese Men’s Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and Kinship

Crafting Elastic Masculinity

This book explores Chinese young men’s views of manhood and develops a new concept of ‘elastic masculinity’ which can be stretched and forged differently in response to personal relationships and local realities.

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The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe and America

A Cross-Cultural Perspective

This book provides a culturally nuanced analysis of key issues relating to youth unemployment. Examining the causes and consequences of youth unemployment, it assesses ways forward to promote economic self-sufficiency.

Bristol Uni Press
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Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe

The Multifaceted Consequences of Labour Market Insecurity

Adopting a mixed-method and multilevel perspective, this book provides a comprehensive investigation into the multifaceted consequences of social exclusion of young people and derives crucial new policy recommendations. Contributors offer fresh insights into areas including youth well-being, health, leaving home and risks of poverty.

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Voices from the Silent Cradles

Life Histories of Romania’s Looked-After Children

This book explores what happened to the 'Romanian orphans' of the 90s, including those who stayed in institutions as well as those who were fostered and adopted domestically and internationally. Looking in detail at their experiences, the book provides valuable new evidence on what is important for children in care today.

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Support and Protection Across the Lifecourse

A Practical Approach for Social Workers

Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience as educators, this book puts forward a new model of social work practice that both supports and protects service users across the lifecourse.

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Supporting New Digital Natives

Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing in a Hi-Tech Age

How can we support children’s and young people’s mental wellbeing in a digital age? This essential guide for improving wellbeing offers practical ideas for parents/carers and professionals working with children.

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Childcare Struggles, Maternal Workers and Social Reproduction

Spanning the UK, Australia and Canada, this comparative study brings maternal workers’ politicized voices to the centre of contemporary debates on class, work and gender.

Perrier illustrates how the 1970 Women’s Liberation demands about childcare are persisting today, and how workers continue to organize against inequality.

Bristol Uni Press
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A Political History of Child Protection

Lessons for Reform from Aotearoa New Zealand

Exploring the current and historical tensions between liberal capitalism and indigenous models of family life, Ian Kelvin Hyslop argues for a new model of child protection in Aotearoa New Zealand and other parts of the Anglophone world.

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