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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00
This assesses the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs, specialized treatment for different types of offenders, management and treatment of drug-involved offenders and punishment, control and surveillance interventions to provide an intensive review of correctional interventions and programs. Through extensive research, MacKenzie illustrates which... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 99.99
The first decade of the new century proved to be a deadly one for many children and young people in the United States. Despite increased policing on the streets, higher rates of incarceration, harsher sentencing, stricter control of illegal drugs, and attempts to reduce access to firearms, FBI reports show that more than 7,300 young people between... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 219.99
Written by two leading practitioners, this comprehesive and practical guide to the law of higher education in the UK provides extensive analysis of the complex legal framework in which universities work and the remedies which may be sought in the event of disputes.The Law of Higher Education has been fully updated to take account of the many legislative... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00
A comprehensive and up-to-date overview of prevention programmes in pregnancy, infancy, pre-school, parent education and training and school programmes. It also focuses on family violence and whether risk factors and prevention programmes have different effects for females compared to males. Cost-benefit analyses of early prevention programmes are... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
During the last decades of the twentieth century American police reconsidered their fundamental mission, the nature of the core strategies of policing, and the character of their relationships with the communities they serve. In this volume, leading police scholars examine the strengths and weaknesses of eight major innovations that emerged. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 109.95
The Infectious Diseases Manual is a concise and up-to-date guide to infectious diseases, medical microbiology and antibiotic prescribing "I have no hesitation in recommending this book to practitioners of all grades." Journal of Hospital Infection ".....a valuable companion.......should not be missing in any medical library." Infection ... more...
- Willan Publishing 2008; US$ 94.95
Over the past decade forensic psychology has grown rapidly as a subject, with an increasing number of forensic psychologists under training and working in demanding roles in prisons, secure training facilities, and high, medium and low security healthcare facilities as well as other parts of the criminal justice system. This Dictionary is part of a... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 93.95
Documented evidence suggests that community safety is best achieved through policies promoting human services rather than relying totally on prisons and that promoting intervention in an individual's own environment (known as 'ecological integrity') is closely associated with effective intervention. This is the first book to focus on the transfer... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
Analysts have long noted that some societies have much higher rates of criminal violence than others. This series of essays explores the extent and causes of racial and ethnic differences in violent crime in the United States and several other contemporary societies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
This book examines the control of prison disorder through the application of situational crime prevention principles. It presents a new model of situational prevention with applications beyond institutions to community settings, and examines problem behaviours, providing comprehensive reviews of prison control literature not depending upon a situational... more...