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  • Das Delikt der Gefangenenbefreiungby Martin Helm

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 38.23

    Hauptbeschreibung Ausgehend von der geschichtlichen Entwicklung des Tatbestandes der Gefangenenbefreiung setzt sich die vorliegende Untersuchung insbesondere mit dem Schutzgut der Vorschrift, ihrem Verhältnis zum Tatbestand der Strafvereitelung, der exakten Bestimmung des "Gefangenenbegriffs" sowie der dogmatischen Behandlung des - in vielen Nachbarländern... 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$ 105.00

    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$ 216.95

    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 the... more...

  • Hell's Gatesby Paul Collins

    Hardie Grant Books 2004; US$ 8.99

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  • Pierrepointby Steven Fielding

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 8.74

    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 Steve Fielding

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 8.74

    "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 Complete Adoption Bookby Laura Beauvais-Godwin; Raymond Godwin

    F+W Media 2005; US$ 18.95

    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...