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- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A courageous and convincing play that sensitively tackles the important subject of child abuse. Tom works in digital analysis, investigating crimes against children. Faced with watching recordings of the most unforgiveable acts on a daily basis, in a job that barely anyone else can endure, he struggles to retain his humanity. Meeting Emily might... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 58.99
The information age is upon us and, with it, a new era of human services has emerged. The terms 'Evidence-Based,' 'evidence-informed,' 'best practice', and 'effective' have become ubiquitous in scholarly and professional publications, government documents, funding applications, and training institutions across the world.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Assessing and managing risk is a daily challenge for social workers. Working with risk can be anxiety provoking and demanding, requiring great skill and high levels of confidence. In these complex situations, social workers have to work hard to get the balance right. This innovative book focuses on the development and use of skills for work with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official statistics and in public memory; and the possibilities of... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
The Plunket Society, founded in 1907, has been heralded as New Zealand?s most successful and famous voluntary organisation. Run by women for women, it played a vital role in the care of mothers and babies for most of the twentieth century, becoming a national and international icon. A Voice for Mothers, this comprehensive history of Plunket, covers... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
Despite the frequency with which criminals were sentenced to death, crime was still on the rise in England in the mid-1700s. Men were thrown in jail daily for everything from associating with gypsies to cutting down fruit trees and stealing sheep. Although these were punishable offenses, the crimes that made headlines in the local papers were much... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid South Africa. This work uses the South African case study to examine a question of wider interest, namely the politics of punishment and... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 10.19
The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are full of iconic places, beautiful landscapes and flourishing wildlife, but its past has seen horrifying and brutal crime of all sorts. Nineteenth-century life in the Highlands was not easy. Rather than a rural idyll, the glens and moors were home to poachers and whisky smugglers, while the towns were often... more...
- Gryphon House 2013; US$ 16.99
This educational resource provides the identifiers that every adult needs to know in order to intervene in neglectful situations, while also teaching them how to create a safe, nurturing, and protective environment for young children. From defining the different types and levels of severity of neglect to establishing suspicion and reporting neglectful... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 95.00
A comparative international volume on child protection, looking at the culture of child welfare and protection across a broad range of countries. This book evaluates policies and structures already in place, and suggests useful guidelines for good practice for professionals working with children from international communities at risk of harm. more...