Child witnesses pose unique challenges to the legal system, and courtrooms are daunting and alien to children. Timely and truly international in scope, this volume focuses on the techniques and procedures used to accommodate child witnesses in legal systems - and on research investigating the effectiveness and implications of those techniques - around the world: England, Scotland, The Netherlands, Israel, South Africa, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and India. Featuring the work of renowned scholars from the international psycholegal community, the volume not only provides support for all countries seeking to broaden their approach to child psychology and law, but also promotes justice in thos
New Managerialism, New Welfare is a carefully integrated textbook that explores the continuing restructuring of the state and social welfare in the United Kingdom. It combines studies of specific policy areas - such as health, education, criminal justice, local government - with chapters that examine cross-cutting themes and developments. The book provides a thorough and critical reflection on New Labour's vision of the past and future of social welfare and public services in the construction of a `modern society'.
The second edition of 30 Essential Skills for the Qualitative Researcher provides practical information for the novice qualitative researcher, addressing the "how" of conducting qualitative research. The 30 listed skills are competencies that can help qualitative researchers conduct more thorough, more rigorous, and more efficient qualitative studies.
The new Fifth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research has been significantly revised, and draws together a team of leading scholars to present the latest in the theory and practice of qualitative research.
Examines issues concerning national minorities and immigrant communities. This book outlines a view of multicultural Britain, and shows how education at various levels needs to change to embrace an intercultural position. It also deals with interculturalism in Europe and Asia and the need to foster 'communities of hope'.
The second edition of Qualitative Research focuses on cultivating and bridging theoretical, methodological, and conceptual aspects to provide insight into their interactions in qualitative research. This comprehensive text helps students understand the central concepts, topics, and skills necessary to engage in rigorous, valid, and respectful qualitative research.
An elementary book for teachers, helping them to learn why conceptual learning is a natural fit for young minds, strategies for introducing children to conceptual learning, instructional strategies to help students uncover and transfer concepts, and much, much more.
This study describes the development of urban planning ideas since the end of World War II to the 1990s. It outlines the main theories of planning, from the traditional view of urban planning as an exercise in physical design, to more recent views of planning as a form of "communicative action".