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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99
How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned.... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 149.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 279.99
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...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 90.00
Detailed and comprehensive, this volume presents authoritative discussions by leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders. This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. This volume integrates knowledge about risk and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 48.00
Between 1980 and 1996 the number of arrests has increased considerably for offenders ages 12 and under. This increase is a cost to society in two ways: the cost of the crime and the cost of multiple agencies involved with these children. Several questions have developed due to this increase: How does the juvenile justice system deal with child delinquents?... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 117.95
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." ... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 99.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 244.00
Process" approaches to economic and social development appear to be more flexible and offer greater prospects of success than traditional "project" methods. Development as Process addresses the questions raised by the different natures of the two approaches. The authors examine development projects through experience in water resources development... more...