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- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
When Roger Bechan was six, his mother packed his suitcase and took him to the Oklahoma Society for the Friendless. He never saw her again. No wonder he and his orphan friends omit the tenth commandment?to "honor your father and mother." His long journey through three orphanages and several foster homes is recalled with surprising humor and insight.... more...
- New Press, The 2013; US$ 18.95
When Dr. John Snow first traced an outbreak of cholera to a water pump in the Soho district of London in 1854, the field of epidemiology was born. Ernest Drucker?s A Plague of Prisons takes the same concepts and tools of public health that have successfully tracked epidemics of flu, tuberculosis, and AIDS to make the case that our current unprecedented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95
Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a nationally recognized, best-selling text and unique website for U.S. "introductory social work and social welfare" courses. It provides students the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 24.99
In the 1870s in Ontario's Muskoka, teenager Thomas Osborne endured starvation, freezing, accidents with axes and boats, and narrow escapes from wolves and bears. Decades later, after moving to the United States, Osborne wrote down all his adventures in a graphic memoir four years before his death in 1938. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.00
Practical techniques for guiding parents through the stages of adoption and beyond "This book makes a significant contribution to both a greater understanding of adoption and its complex dynamic constellations as well as to serving those who are or come across adoption families, many of whom count on us adoption-informed mental health professionals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Today, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture , Claire Grant argues that criminal justice is a key site for the negotiation of new collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring both popular cultural forms and changes in crime policies and criminal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.00
The past decade has seen dramatic growth in every area of the prison enterprise. Yet our knowledge of the inner life of the prison remains limited. This book aims to redress this research gap by providing insight into various aspects of the daily life of prison staff. It provides a serious exploration of their work and, in doing so, will seek to draw... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
This Handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date source of information and analysis about all aspects of the work of the Probation Service. It takes full account of the many changes that the Probation Service has undergone over the last few years, and is currently undergoing as probation becomes part of the broader National... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.94
This book provides an empirically grounded, theoretically informed account of recent changes to the youth justice system in England and Wales, focusing on the introduction of elements of restorative justice into the heart of the criminal justice system, and the implementation of referral orders and youth offender panels. Taken together, this amounts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book provides and accessible text and critical analysis of the concepts and delivery of community justice, a focal point in contemporary criminal justice. The probation service in particular has undergone radical changes in relation to professional training, roles and delivery of services, but now operates within a mosaic of a number of inter-agency... more...