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  • Surviving in Correctionsby David Kalinich; Terry Pitcher

    Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 35.95

    This book provides professionals and students with an understanding of the dynamics and problems that correctional workers face within correctional institutions. A general framework for understanding the diversity of behaviors encountered in a correctional setting begins the text. The authors then examine attitudes and behaviors typically displayed... more...

  • Recriminalizing Delinquencyby Simon I. Singer

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 50.00

    Recriminalizing Delinquency examines attempts to transfer jurisdiction over juveniles accused of violent crime to criminal court. more...

  • Mean Streetsby John Hagan; Bill McCarthy

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 33.00

    A field study, featuring intensive personal interviews, of young people living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver. more...

  • At Home in the Streetby Tobias Hecht

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 37.00

    This book lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children. more...

  • Stay of Executionby Charles Lane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    The United States stands alone as the only Western democracy that still practices capital punishment. Yet the American death penalty has gone into noticeable decline, with annual death sentences and executions dwindling steadily in recent years. In Stay of Execution, Charles Lane offers a fresh analysis of this unexpected trend and its moral and political... more...

  • Correctionsby Jeanne B. Stinchcomb

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 109.95

    "Jeanne Stinchcomb?s book makes an excellent contribution to the field of corrections serving as a substantial resource for those teaching corrections and as a practical inspiration for those students who will ultimately lead the profession. Stinchomb carefully crafts a balanced perspective that presents a powerful argument for why corrections is... more...

  • The Ballad of Knuckles McGrawby Lois Peterson

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 3.99

    After Kevin's mother abandons him, he takes refuge in his fantasy of becoming a cowboy, but his reality is a foster home and grandparents he doesn't know. more...

  • Restorative Justice in Practiceby Joanna Shapland; Gwen Robinson; Angela Sorsby

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 52.95

    Restorative justice has made significant progress in recent years and now plays an increasingly important role in and alongside the criminal justice systems of a number of countries in different parts of the world. In many cases, however, successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses have not been evaluated sufficiently systematically and comprehensively,... more...

  • Debatten um die Todesstrafe in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland von 1949 bis 1990by Yvonne Hötzel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 90.53

    Following nearly 100 years of abolitionist efforts for reform, Article 102 of the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany marked the constitutional end of legal capital punishment. What were the reasons behind this surprising decision taken by lawmakers to ban this ultimate punishment, particularly considering the fact that ruling... more...

  • Social Psychology of Punishment of Crimeby Margit E. Oswald; Steffen Bieneck; Jorg Hupfeld-Heinemann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 224.00 US$ 194.13

    In recent years, research interest has increased both in the needs of punishment by the public and in the psychological processes underlying decisions on sentencing. This comprehensive look at the social psychology of punishment focuses on recent advances, and presents new findings based on the authors’ own empirical research. Chapters explore... more...