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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...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 99.95
In countries with democratic traditions, police interactions with the mentally ill are usually guided by legislative mandates giving police discretion and possibly resulting in referrals for assistance and treatment. But all too frequently, the outcome of these interactions is far less therapeutic and leads to a cycle of arrests and ultimately incarceration.... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 28.95
It has been nearly a half century since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. Back in the 1960s tackling poverty "in place" meant focusing resources in the inner city and in rural areas. The suburbs were seen as home to middle- and upper-class families?affluent commuters and homeowners looking for good schools and safe communities in which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
Cutting-edge research on the intersection of race, gender, and politics Traditionally, there has been a significant lack of empirical attention given to the ways in which race/ethnicity, gender, and political representation overlap. Intersectionality and Politics is the groundbreaking collection of contemporary research and essays that applies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
What assistance can be provided to disadvantaged youngsters to help them conquer the many challenges they face while growing up? At-Risk Children & Youth: Resiliency Explored analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk and resiliency of children and youth in Ireland. Author Niall McElwee explains many of the challenges faced by children,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Discover a unique resource on the ?what,? ?why,? and ?how? of mutual aid in group settings! While an impressive body of professional literature attests to the central role of mutual aid in social work practice with groups, what has been lacking is a single source that links the description of mutual aid (what it is, exactly) with practice prescriptions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Children's Friendship Training fully integrates parents into the treatment of children's friendship problems in order to promote simplification in home and school environments. This book represents twelve years of research by the authors to develop a comprehensive social skills training program for children. Broken into four parts, the book begins... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 12.00
As he rose through the ranks of various departments of the Metropolitan Police, Christian Plowman dreamt of being an undercover cop. When he finally achieved his ambition, becoming one of only a dozen full-time undercover officers, the reality of covert work turned his life into a nightmare. To catch criminals, Christian bought and sold drugs... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 21.95
THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as ?shallow and pretentious intellectualism, unreasonable contempt for authority and tradition,? thus collecting in one sentence most of our current prejudices. In this provocative... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
Traditional pathways to delivering health care to the global poor are failing. Five million children die each year before their fifth birthday due to lack of basic health education, services, or low-cost treatments. Bing and Epstein show how focusing micro-innovations at the level of care is the way to end these grim health statistics. more...