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  • Tortureby Sanford Levinson

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    In this revised edition, Torture: A Collection brings together leading lawyers, political theorists, social scientists, and public intellectuals to debate the advisability of maintaining the absolute ban on torture and to reflect on what it says about our societies if we do--or do not--adhere to it in all circumstances. The noted contributors include... more...

  • Debating the Death Penaltyby Hugo Adam Bedau; Paul G. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    This volume brings together seven experts--judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and philosophers--to debate the death penalty in a spirit of open inquiry and civil discussion. Here, as the contributors present their reasons for or against capital punishment, the multiple facets of the issue are revealed in clear and thought-provoking detail. Is the death... more...

  • Health in Prisonsby L. Moeller

    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...

  • Prison, Probation, or Paroleby Paul W. Keve

    University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 67.50

    Much has been written and published about the pressing problems of prison reform, but this book differs from most of the others because it goes more deeply to the heart of the question. The author speaks with the authority of years of experience in the corrections field, yet his analysis and proposals are not only those of an outstanding professional... more...

  • Foster Parenthoodby David Fanshel

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50

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  • Strafvollzugsgesetzby Hans-Dieter Schwind; Alexander Böhm; Jörg-Martin Jehle; Klaus Laubenthal

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Mit der Föderalismusreform des Jahres 2007 hat eine bewährte Praxis auf der Grundlage eines Bundesgesetzes und bundeseinheitlich vereinbarter Verwaltungsvorschriften ein Ende gefunden. Auch wenn bislang erst drei Bundesländer von ihrer Gesetzgebungskompetenz Gebrauch gemacht haben, ist für die Vollzugslandschaft eine schwierige Situation entstanden.... more...

  • A Guide to Russian Adoptionby Alisa Karwowski

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00

    This practical book explains the process of adopting a child from Russia, from first contact with a Russian agency through bonding with the adopted child back at home. Karwowski provides a resource that parents can carry along as they navigate the paperwork, the home assessment, court hearings, medical exams, and financial components of what can otherwise... more...

  • Never Enoughby William Voegeli

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 17.95

    Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more?much more?to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate the harshness of capitalism. Nonetheless, liberals have never answered, or even acknowledged, the corresponding... more...

  • Intervention with Infants and Toddlersby Joyce S. Taylor

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 39.95

    The goal of this book is to assist students in a variety of professions to prepare for careers working with infants and toddlers; another important audience includes professionals who are currently working with that population. As the title indicates, the first consideration is IDEA which governs the delivery of service to individuals with disability,... more...