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  • The Death Penaltyby Louis P. Pojman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99

    Two distinguished social and political philosophers take opposing positions in this highly engaging work. Louis P. Pojman justifies the practice of execution by appealing to the principle of retribution while Jeffrey Reiman argues that although the death penalty is a just punishment for murder, we are not morally obliged to execute murderers. more...

  • Hanged At Durhamby Steven Fielding

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    For decades the walls of Durham Gaol have contained some of the country's most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east. A total of 76 people took the short walk to the gallows here. This book features each of the 76 cases. more...

  • An Eye for an Eye?by Stephen Nathanson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 34.99

    In the second edition of An Eye for an Eye? Stephen Nathanson evaluates arguments for and against the death penalty, and ultimately defends an abolitionist position to the controversial practice, including arguments that show how and why the death penalty is inconsistent with respect for life and a commitment to justice. A timely new postscript and... more...

  • Hanged At Liverpoolby Steven Fielding

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Over the years the high walls of Liverpool's Walton Gaol have contained some of the infamous criminals from the north of England. Fully illustrated with photographs, cuttings and engravings, this title is suitable for anyone interested in the darker side of both Liverpool and the north of England's history. more...

  • English Pris&Borstal Ils 205by LIONEL W FOX

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Economics of Forced Laborby Paul R. Gregory; Valery Lazarev

    Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    Until now, there has been little scholarly analysis of the Soviet Gulag as an economic, social, and political institution, primarily owing to a lack of data. This collection presents the results of years of research by Western and Russian scholars. The authors provide both broad overviews and specific case studies. more...

  • Restorative Justice in Transitionby Kerry Clamp

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book explores how restorative justice is used and what its potential benefits are in situations where the state has been either explicitly or implicitly involved in human rights abuses. Restorative justice is increasingly becoming a popular mechanism to respond to crime in democratic settings and while there is a burgeoning literature on these... more...

  • Life on the Malecónby Jon M. Wolseth

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 30.95

    Life on the Malecón is a narrative ethnography of the lives of street children and youth living in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and the non-governmental organizations that provide social services for them. Writing from the perspective of an anthropologist working as a street educator with a child welfare organization, Jon M. Wolseth follows... more...

  • Public Education and Day Careby Carol M. Hoffman

    R&L Education 1985; US$ 12.99

    This handbook is the outgrowth of five years of intensive day care study. As a result, it is the story of one public school district's belief in and commitment to establishing a day care center for its children. more...

  • How to Create a Successful Adoption Portfolioby Madeleine Melcher

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95

    Full of simple and effective design ideas and tips for writing adoption portfolios, this is a step-by-step guide to creating a portfolio that will present you in the best possible light and help the right birth-family to find and choose you. more...