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- Abingdon Press 2003; US$ 14.99
Prayer is not easy, yet learning to pray can be learned. The Beautiful Work of Learning to Pray is a brief but probing guide into the life of prayer. James Howell examines the many barriers to prayer (such as our busyness, how uncomfortable with silence we are, our doubts and fears) and invites the reader to take a fresh approach to the devotional... more...
- Abingdon Press 2008; US$ 14.99
If you were able to talk to St. Francis of Assisi, what would you ask him? ?Perhaps,? says James Howell,? the first question I?d want to ask Francis would be something like this: How did you do it? Were you real? How much of your story really happened? And I?m asking because I am wondering how I might do it: could I somehow grab a share of the life... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book contains a history of the origins of youth gangs and the transformation of these into street gangs that often are connected to p rison gangs in large American cities . Importantly, the street gang problem has not decreased in seriousness in the past decade even though the U.S. has seen a sharp drop in violent crime. more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 74.00
Comprehensive and detailed, this book provides information on: the history of the United States' response to juvenile delinquency; the increasing seriousness of the problem; and the public policies available to deal with it. James C Howell cites the pressing need for a clearer understanding of the risk factors for youth violence. Long-term solutions... more...
- Abingdon Press 2004; US$ 6.00
Who is the Holy Spirit? What is the work of the Spirit? How can I connect with the Holy Spirit in my life? What would that look like? Some of the lessons include: The Spirit in the Trinity, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, The Spirit and Creation, The Spirit in Us, Culture and the Spirit, The Spirit in the Church, Sending the Comforter, The Spirit and Freedom,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 68.00
The Second Edition of Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework aims to inform students about the latest research and the most promising and effective programs and provides a wealth of information for understanding, preventing and controlling juvenile delinquency. more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 45.00
Gangs in America's Communities offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and theoretically grounded approach to gangs and associated youth violence. Authors Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Elizabeth Griffiths introduce readers to the foundations of gang studies through the origins of gangs, definitions and categories of youth/street gangs, transnational as... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99
A Handbook for Evidence-Based Juvenile Justice Systems promotes a comprehensive strategy for reducing criminal careers of serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders, including gang members, in an approach that is supported by current research. A step-by-step blueprint is provided for interrupting these offender?s criminal careers with a... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 40.00
At the end of World War II, many thousands of Jewish Holocaust survivors immigrated to the United States from Europe in search of a new beginning. Most settled in major metropolitan areas, usually in predominantly Jewish communities, where proximity to co-religionists offered a measure of cultural and social support. However, some survivors settled... more...