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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 26.00
Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95
This book looks at the realities of adopting a traumatized child. It deals with the complexities in a stark and refreshing way, by examining the impact on the adoptive parents, the adopted child, any birth children and on the family as a unit. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
A key player in the worst prison riot in British history at Strangeways Prison in April 1990, Alan Lord was always in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was drawn to trouble like water to a sponge. After experiencing a troubled childhood during which Alan was in and out of children?s homes – after being put into care at the tender age of eighteen... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 25.99
The United States is the world leader in incarcerating citizens. 707 people out of every 100,000 are imprisoned. If those currently incarcerated in the US prison system were a country, it would be the 102nd most populated nation in the world. Aside from looking at the numbers, if we could look at prison from a new viewpoint, as its own country rather... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative justice, the rationale for why and how this is the case... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book analyzes the prison systems in the Americas in the twenty-first century. Leading experts discuss the state of the prison systems in their respective countries, focusing on trends of overcrowding, high recidivism rates, harsh drug laws, human rights, and the relationship between prisons, drug trafficking, and organized crime. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 84.95
Corrections in the Community, Sixth Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and non-residential programs in the community continue... more...