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  • Legal Executions After Statehood in North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregonby R. Michael Wilson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 95.00

    This reference work chronicles all legal executions performed in seven western states, from the date each attained statehood to December 31, 2010. Entries are divided into sections by state then arranged chronologically by date of execution. Each entry includes a biographical sketch of the condemned, and details of the crime, trial and execution of... more...

  • Tamil Tigressby Niromi de Soyza

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17

    In 1987, 17-year old Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. Equipped with a rifle and cyanide capsule she was one of the rebels' first female soldiers. Now married and living in suburban Sydney, this is her story of her time as a guerrilla. more...

  • Crimes of Charityby Konrad Bercovici

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    In this thought-provoking volume, author Konrad Bercovici takes an in-depth look at organized charity as it existed in the early twentieth century. Although Bercovici acknowledges that many disadvantaged populations need some sort of assistance to make ends meet, he marshals a series of compelling arguments against the kind of help that fosters dependence... more...

  • People Under Threeby Sonia Jackson; Ruth Forbes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Services for young children have gone through a period of rapid transformation in recent years, which have been paralleled by great advances in our knowledge of early child development. However, care and education in the first three years of life continues to be a neglected area. Thoroughly updated to take account of key policy and practice changes... more...

  • DeathQuestby Robert M. Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This fourth edition of the first true textbook on the death penalty engages the reader with a full account of the arguments and issues surrounding capital punishment. The book begins with the history of the death penalty from colonial to modern times, and then examines the moral and legal arguments for and against capital punishment. It also provides... more...

  • Reaffirming Rehabilitationby Francis T Cullen; Karen Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Reaffirming Rehabilitation , 2nd Edition, brings fresh insights to one of the core works of criminal justice literature. This groundbreaking work analyzes the rehabilitative ideal within the American correctional system and discusses its relationship to and conflict with political ideologies. Many researchers and policymakers rejected the value of... more...

  • Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offendersby Jill Rosenbaum; Shelley Spivack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95

    Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders focuses on a 2012-2013 program in Flint, Michigan and demonstrates that visual... more...

  • Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settingsby Lee Michael Johnson; Joycelyn Pollock; Michael Braswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95

    A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth misconduct, its extent, its consequences, factors that increase its occurrence, and potential solutions to the problem. Obviously,... more...

  • Two Thousand Minnowsby Sandra Leigh Vaughan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    When Sandra Leigh was seven years old, she fell into the role of protector of her mother and three younger siblings. One winter night, she ushered her mother out of the house during one of her father?s tirades, and then snuck her back into the dark home through a window. Sandra was used to events like these; what she wasn?t used to were the mountains... more...

  • Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquencyby Peter J. Benekos; Alida V. Merlo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and... more...