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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 32.50
In this book, Muncy explains the continuity of white, middle-class, American female reform activity between the Progressive era and the New Deal. She argues that during the Progressive era, female reformers built an interlocking set of organizations that attempted to control child welfare policy. Within this policymaking body, female progressives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 99.95
For those preparing for the Certified Protection Professional® program and designation, The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation provides a thorough foundation of essential security concepts and practices in a single volume. This guide does more than impart the information required for you to pass the CPP exam, it also delivers insight into... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 19.95
This volume argues that the life prospects of children can be improved substantially by reallocating one per cent of the gross domestic product to children's programmes. Each chapter contains a specific proposal for change, as well as information about the rationale and cost of the initiative. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
Two of the principal and most influential developments within criminal justice policy - taking in a variety of common law jurisdictions during the past thirty years - have been the rise of the `victim movement¿ and the emergence of a distinctive set of practices that have become associated with the term `restorative justice¿. Understanding Victims... more...
- Institute For Career Research 2007; US$ 15.00
Police officers constantly go on patrol, 24 hours a day in most cities, to make sure that people who are thinking about committing crimes know that they will be caught and punished if they do. This is known as ?showing the flag,?or telling the bad guys who?s the real boss in the neighborhood. This is also the backbone of policing technique. Cops look... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Early Childhood Studies critically engages the reader in issues that relate to young children and their lives from a multiprofessional perspective. Whilst offering a theoretically rigorous treatment of issues relating to early childhood studies, the book also provides practical discussion of strategies that could inform multiprofessional practice.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 46.00
Contains the study of policy transfer in criminal justice and crime control. This book focuses upon policy transfer from the USA to the UK, and undertakes an examination of the processes of policy change in the areas perceived as imports from the USA, the privatization of corrections, two and three strikes sentencing, and, zero tolerance policing. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 38.99
This second edition of Helping in Child Protective Services: A Competency-Based Casework Handbook is a comprehensive desk reference that serves as both a daily guide for workers and a training tool for supervisors and administrators. This invaluable resource provides CPS workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to assist vulnerable families,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 58.99
An extensively revised version of the first edition, this text focuses on the practical foundational knowledge required to practice social work effectively in the complex and fast-changing world of services to children and their families. The core organizing framework consists of eight pragmatic perspectives: combating adultcentrism, family-centered... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00
Based on the experience of many countries in the WHO European Region and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and prison staff. This requires... more...