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- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 20.40
In a whirlwind demolition of dozens of misconceptions about crime, Nick Ross proposes what is arguably the most radical re-think of crime policy since the dawn of policing. Setting conventional thinking on its head, Crime challenges everything we take for granted, showing why the criminal justice system has little effect on crime rates, how policing... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 17.99
As crime rates inexorably rose during the tumultuous years of the 1970s, disputes over how to handle the violence sweeping the nation quickly escalated. James Q. Wilson redefined the public debate by offering a brilliant and provocative new argument?that criminal activity is largely rational and shaped by the rewards and penalties it offers?and forever... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
The Social Work Psychoanalyst's Casebook begins with an interview with Dr. Sanville, who reflects on her evolution as a social work analyst, theoretician, writer, teacher, and leader. These reminiscences are followed by accounts of nine analytic treatments, each of which offers an unusual window into what actually transpired between analyst and analysand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Sharpen your social work in health care knowledge and skills Social Work, Health, and International Development: Compassion in Social Policy and Practice presents leading international experts from a range of disciplines providing the latest in research, theory, and practical solutions to advance social work in health care issues. Readers get a refreshed... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 15.99
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. This is only too true as we profile cases involving money matters. Tricksters are quick to prey on Mans desire to have more money that is why sleights of hand and ponzi schemes succeed. Even senior finance managers often succumb to greed and lust, betraying their employers... more...
- Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 94.00
Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for Kevin, and for his family using a strengths orientation... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Across the political spectrum, unwed fatherhood is denounced as one of the leading social problems of today. Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as ?deadbeat dads.? Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson examine how couples in challenging straits come together and get pregnant... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 59.95
Criminology and criminal justice is in its infancy in India. This book attempts to examine India's crime problem in detail and document if and how its criminal justice system has responded to emerging challenges and opportunities. The objective is to move beyond mere observations and thoughtful opinions, and make contributions that are the next steps... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
How can you make necessary professional judgments without being judgmental? Assessment and diagnostic skills are essential professional tools for the social worker, but all too often they are neglected or downplayed. Diagnosis in Social Work argues for the reinstatement of social diagnosis to its former place as an essential concept in social work.... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 87.50
As a federal prosecutor in Mississippi for over thirty years, John Hailman worked with federal agents, lawyers, judges, and criminals of every stripe. In From Midnight to Guntown , he recounts amazing trials and bad guy antics from the darkly humorous to the needlessly tragic. In addition to bank robbers--generally the dumbest criminals--Hailman... more...