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  • Hell's Gatesby Paul Collins

    Hardie Grant Books 2004; US$ 8.99

    continue, and individual motives arise: revenge, greed, overblown pride … more...

  • Medical Care of Prisoners and Detaineesby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • Pierrepointby Steven Fielding

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 5.99

    Between them, the three men in the fearsome Pierrepoint dynasty executed over 800 people during a career spanning more than half a century. Henry, his brother Thomas, and his son Albert, dispatched some of the most infamous criminals of the 20th century, and in the process earned a public notoriety that followed them throughout their eventful lives.For... more...

  • The Executioners Bibleby Steven Fielding

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 5.99

    "The Executioner's Bible" tells the story of these working-class men who carried out this gruesome profession until its abolition in the late 1960's. Despite often being unassuming and quiet professionals, men like Albert Pierrepoint, William Billington and many other Chief and Assistant executioners made a name for themselves in a world hungry for... more...

  • Das Straßenkinderprojekt als Organisationby Anna Schmid

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 20.52

    Mehr als 3000 Heime nehmen in Brasilien Straßenkinder auf. Die Qualität dieser Institutionen variiert stark. Reformbemühungen sind im Gange. Es fehlen jedoch empirische Erkenntnisse darüber, wie die charakteristischen Strukturen und Prozesse von Organisationen aussehen, in denen junge Menschen aufwachsen. Anna Schmid untersucht mittels eines organisationspsychologischen... more...

  • Man who stole the Cyprusby Warwick Hirst

    Rosenberg Publishing 2008; US$ 15.99

    On the evening of 14 August 1829 the government brig Cyprus was sheltering in Recherche Bay on the remote south-east coast of Tasmania when she was captured by eighteen convicts under the leadership of William Swallow, a prisoner for life. Eight years earlier he had stowed away on a ship to England only to be eventually arrested and sent to Hobart... more...

  • Asphalt Children and City Streetsby Mônica Mesquita; Sal Restivo; Ubiratan D?Ambrosio

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.17

    This work explores the urban experiences of street children in sao paulo, brazil through the mathematical epistemic regimes at the core of their survival strategies. We also draw attention to the situation of street children across time, space, culture, and history. Our goal is to recognize, understand, and validate forms of mathematics constructed... more...

  • Invitation to an Executionby Gordon Bakken

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    These original essays examine the complex history of the death penalty, focusing on specific geographic areas to illuminate the circumstances of law and politics. more...

  • The Morality of Punishment (Routledge Revivals)by Alfred C Ewing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1929, this book explores the crucial, ethical question of the objects and the justification of punishment. Dr. A. C. Ewing considers both the retributive theory and the deterrent theory on the subject whilst remaining commendably unprejudiced. The book examines the views which emphasize the reformation of the offender and the education... more...

  • Interprofessionalität in der Tagesbetreuungby Heidrun Wulfekühler; Silvia Wiedebusch; Stephan Maykus; Stephan Rietmann; Marijan Renic

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 13.38

    Dieser Band leistet einen Beitrag zur Klärung von Interprofessionalität in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe, im Speziellen im Feld der Tagesbetreuung bzw. Familienzentren, beschreibt Netzwerkarbeit als unverzichtbare Grundlage einer erfolgreichen Betreuungspraxis der Zukunft und konturiert das komplexe Anliegen ?Interprofessionalität? in sozialen Handlungsfeldern.... more...