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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed ? it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it is necessary to examine how ordinary people learned... more...
- Lantern Books 2013; US$ 9.99
When it is necessary to send your child away for residential therapeutic treatment? How do you choose the right program? Will the program even work? What happens if it doesn't? In answering these questions and many others, Second Shelter gives a comprehensive overview of therapeutic boarding schools and residential treatment facilities in a format... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
In 1949, Annie Samuelli and her sister were seized by the Communists in a mass arrest of Romanians working for US and British legations. After nearly 12 years in separate prisons, they were released into exile on payment by a relative in the United States. This is her story. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes the history of punishment and prison education in the United States and proposes that specific religious and racial ideologies - notions of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Restorative justice occupies an important place in criminological literature and criminal justice policies and is about facilitating communication between victims, offenders and communities in search of conciliation. Research shows that victims of crime are generally highly satisfied with their participation in a restorative intervention, such as... more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74
Condemned:Letters from Death Rowby "Ray" and Seán Ó Riain is a collection of letters between a former Cork teacher and a death row inmate that develops into a unique friendship-one thatis in itself a subtle, rallying cry against an American system that still honours the 3,000 year old adage "an eye for eye", serving as a reminder that, as Gandhi observed,... more...
- Abingdon Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Many families want to adopt, but do not have the large amount of money it takes to complete a private domestic or international adoption. Some quickly give up the idea of adopting and are left feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, and discouraged. Those who choose to proceed often take out large loans or borrow from family and friends which adds to the... more...
- Management Pocketbooks 2014; US$ 13.11
Schools that have adopted the ancient principles of restorative justice in their approach to behaviour management report better relationships with young people, greater engagement in learning and a greater development of social and emotional competence among learners. No surprise, then, that interest in restorative practices is growing. It's all about... more...