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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 95.42

    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...

  • 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$ 7.28

    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$ 7.28

    "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$ 59.99

    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...

  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Childby Corrie Lynn Player; Brette McWhorter Sember

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.26

    For the estimated 2 million families in the United States waiting to adopt a child, the decision of which avenue to pursue can be overwhelming: domestic or international, older child versus younger, children with special needs--and the list goes on. This title offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. This essential... more...

  • The Complete Adoption Bookby Laura Beauvais-Godwin; Raymond Godwin

    F+W Media 2005; US$ 18.95 US$ 15.54

    Whether you choose to pursue independent, agency, or international adoption, The Complete Adoption Book, 3rd Edition is the most comprehensive and authoritative adoption book you can use to guide you through the process--from deciding if adoption is right for you to budgeting your expenses to interviewing birth mothers. As adoption professionals and... more...

  • From Ecstasy to Agony and Backby Barnabe D'Souza

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95

    From Ecstasy to Agony and Back presents the journey of adolescent street drug-addicts—from psychological brokenness resulting from family disruption to the process of mending; from abuse, trauma and vulnerability to building up of self-esteem, talents and personality; and finally to the process of moving off the streets. Based on the author’s... more...