Family & Childhood Studies

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Justice for Young Offenders

Their Needs, Our Responses

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

This ground-breaking analysis of complex issues of youth justice challenges the assumptions behind Canada’s approach to youth justice and mental health disorders.

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Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities

UBC Press

Comparative law and legal anthropology have traditionally restricted themselves to their own fields of inquiry. Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities turns this tendency on its head and investigates what happens when ...

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Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada

UBC Press

Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada explores the organizational and ideological nature of political parties that are initially formed to do the work of social movements.

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Tough on Kids

Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

In this compelling, thought-provoking and sometimes heartbreaking book, the authors use the stories of their young clients to illustrate the very real costs of the current system, analyzing theories behind youth justice, and how these are reflected in Canadian legislation both past and present.

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Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

UBC Press

This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare.

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Gender in the Legal Profession

Fitting or Breaking the Mould

UBC Press

A thoughtful analysis of the causes and implications of the gendered structure of the legal profession in Canada and elsewhere.

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Families, Labour and Love

Family Diversity in a Changing World

UBC Press

A sociological analysis of family life in three 'settler' societies: Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

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Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Past, Present, and Future

UBC Press

Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field.

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The Domestic Assault of Women

Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives

UBC Press

Argues that only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and the victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy.

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Natural Women, Cultured Men

A Feminist Perspective on Sociological Theory

UBC Press

This book examines the work of the classical social theorists -- Durkheim, Weber, Marx, Engels and Freud -- from a feminist perspective.

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