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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.95
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...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 2.83
Sandra K. ist 21 Jahre alt. So wie sie im Gerichtssaal sitzt, würde man ihr nicht mal einen Ladendiebstahl zutrauen. Doch sie hat ihren 28-jährigen Freund mit Küchenmesser und Schere ermordet. 150-mal stieß sie voller Wut zu. Was hat sie dazu gebracht, wo liegen die tieferen Ursachen? Brigitte Biermann besucht seit Jahren im Auftrag der Frauenzeitschrift... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99
Award-winning journalist and host of Black "Enterprise" Business Report Caroline Clarke's moving memoir of her surprise discovery of her birthmother?Cookie Cole, the daughter of Nat King Cole?and the relationship that blossomed between them through the heartfelt messages they exchanged on hundreds of postcards. Caroline Clarke was born in an era... more...