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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. 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...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 148.69
This standard commentary is a commentary for practitioners by practitioners and also sufficiently examines the judicature and the academic opinion. The editors and contributors have acquired an abundance of experience with the penal system as practitioners, criminal policy makers, and researchers. The revision of the 5th edition brings this... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 15.00
?You don?t look like brothers . . .? Peace activist and cofounder of the Enough Project, John Prendergast is known as a champion of human rights in Africa. But the not-so-public face of J.P. is the life he?s led as a Big Brother to Michael Mattocks. As a curious, driven, and emotionally wounded twenty-year-old, J.P. made the life-changing decision... more...