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  • No Matter Whatby Sally Donovan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 16.95

    No Matter What is the uplifting true story of an ordinary couple's journey from a diagnosis of infertility to their decision to adopt two children who suffered abuse in their early life. By turns heart-rending, inspiring and hilarious, Sally and Rob's story offers a rare insight into the world of adoptive parents. more...

  • Execution Eveby William Buchanan

    New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    In a story reminiscent of Dead Man Walking , the murder of golf star Marion Miley enraged the nation. People were finally quieted when three men were arrested, tried and convicted. But on the night of their scheduled execution, the warden, "hang'em high" lawman Jesse Buchanan, is unsure of one prisoner's guilt. His actions change his life forever... more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Louis P. Pojman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 23.99

    Two distinguished social and political philosophers take opposing positions in this highly engaging work. Louis P. Pojman justifies the practice of execution by appealing to the principle of retribution while Jeffrey Reiman argues that although the death penalty is a just punishment for murder, we are not morally obliged to execute murderers. ... more...

  • Killing Timeby John Hollway; Ronald M. Gauthier

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95

    In 1984, John Thompson was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of a prominent white man in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was sent to Angola Prison and confined to his cell for twenty-three hours a day. However, Thompson adamantly proclaimed his innocence and just needed lawyers who believed that his trial had been mishandled and would step... more...

  • Medieval Punishmentsby William Andrews

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    ?The brank may be described simply as an iron framework; which was placed on the head, closing it in a kind of cage; it had in front a plate of iron, which, either sharpened or covered with spikes, was so situated as to be placed in the mouth of the victim, and if she attempted to move her tongue in any way whatever, it was certain to be shockingly... more...

  • English Pris&Borstal Ils 205by LIONEL W FOX

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • On Offence: the politics of indignationby Richard King

    Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 20.99

    A lively and passionate defence of reasoned debate Everyone has taken and given offence; anyone who claims they haven?t is either lying or uniquely tolerant. Yet in recent years, offence has become more than an expression of annoyance ? it?s now a form of political currency. Politicians and religious leaders have mastered the art of indignation... more...

  • An Eye for an Eye?by Stephen Nathanson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 28.99

    In the second edition of An Eye for an Eye? Stephen Nathanson evaluates arguments for and against the death penalty, and ultimately defends an abolitionist position to the controversial practice, including arguments that show how and why the death penalty is inconsistent with respect for life and a commitment to justice. A timely new postscript and... more...

  • A Forever Homeby Lynn Patrick

    Harlequin Enterprises, Australia Pty Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Another man in uniform isn't part of her plan. She's earned some good karma. An army widow at twenty-one, Heather Clarke has spent the past three years running her aunt's quilt store, raising her twin girls alone and earning a degree in landscape horticulture. Finally, she's launching her new career and starting to feel as though she's on solid ground.... more...

  • The Economics of Forced Laborby Paul R. Gregory; Valery Lazarev

    Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    Until now, there has been little scholarly analysis of the Soviet Gulag as an economic, social, and political institution, primarily owing to a lack of data. This collection presents the results of years of research by Western and Russian scholars. The authors provide both broad overviews and specific case studies. more...