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

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 38.11

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Welcoming a New Brother or Sister Through Adoptionby Arleta James

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 24.95

    Welcoming a New Brother or Sister through Adoption is a comprehensive yet accessible guide that describes the adoption process and the impact of adoption on every member of the family, including the adopted child. The book is peppered with real life stories and direct quotes from children, which make it a realistic and insightful resource. more...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 27.44

    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...

  • Inside Transracial Adoptionby Gail Steinberg; Beth Hall

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 24.95

    Inside Transracial Adoption is an accessible, authoritative guide on how to navigate the challenges that parents can face with the adoption of a child from a different race and culture. It is an invaluable guide for parents - whether considering transracial adoption for the first time or experienced veterans - or the people who support them. more...

  • Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Cultureby Claire Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    Today, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture , Claire Grant argues that criminal justice is a key site for the negotiation of new collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring both popular cultural forms and changes in crime policies and criminal... more...

  • Edward and Lane on European Union Lawby D. Edward; R. Lane

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 65.00

    Key features of the book include: Authoritative authorship combining the analysis of a senior academic with the experience of a former judge. Comprehensive and wide-ranging in scope. Structured specifically to reflect the Treaty of Lisbon reorientation and immediate post-Lisbon developments. Extensive reference to primary sources (Treaty, legislation,... more...

  • Women Exiting Prisonby Bree Carlton; Marie Segrave

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Women?s incarceration is on the rise globally and this has significant intergenerational, economic and humanitarian costs for communities across the world. While there have been efforts to implement reform, particularly in countries such as Canada, UK, US and Australia, the growing evidence suggests women?s prisons and the support structures surrounding... more...

  • The Orphans' Nine Commandmentsby William Roger Holman

    TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95

    When Roger Bechan was six, his mother packed his suitcase and took him to the Oklahoma Society for the Friendless. He never saw her again. No wonder he and his orphan friends omit the tenth commandment?to "honor your father and mother." His long journey through three orphanages and several foster homes is recalled with surprising humor and insight.... more...