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  • The Role of Community in Restorative Justiceby Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

    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...

  • Corrections in the Communityby Edward J. Latessa; Paula Smith

    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...

  • Systematic Thinking for Social Actionby Alice M. Rivlin; Donna Shalala

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 18.00

    In January 1970 Alice M. Rivlin spoke to an audience at the University of California-Berkeley. The topic was developing a more rational approach to decisionmaking in government. If digital video, YouTube, and TED Talks had been inventions of the 1960s, Rivlin's talk would have been a viral hit. As it was, the resulting book, Systematic Thinking... more...

  • 20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Editionby Sherrie Eldridge

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    Adoption authority Sherrie Eldridge offers personal, life-affirming advice to adoptees who have mixed emotions about adoption. more...

  • Healing for Adults Who Grew Up in Adoption or Foster Careby Renee Wolfs; Kate Eaton; Marlene van Steensel

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    Positive and practical, this guide is designed to offer older teens and adults a route to recovery from grief and loss after adoption or foster care. more...

  • Lady Constance Lyttonby Lyndsey Jenkins

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 24.78

    Lady Constance Lytton (18691923) was the most unlikely of suffragettes. One of the elite, she was the daughter of a Viceroy of India and a lady in waiting to the Queen. She grew up in the family home of Knebworth and in embassies around the world. For forty years, she did nothing but devote herself to her family, denying herself the love of her life... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby John T. Whitehead; Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8 th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for... more...

  • Working with Children and Adolescents in Residential Careby Bob Bertolino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Working with Children and Adolescents in Residential Care: A Strengths-Based Approach is written for professionals who work with children and youth in out of home placements, be they social services workers, child welfare or family court workers, educators, or mental health professionals in general. The book offers an approach that professionals... more...

  • Cheap on Crimeby Prof. Hadar Aviram

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through fiscal prudence and austerity. In Cheap on Crime,... more...

  • A Hangman's Diaryby Franz Schmidt

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    Master Franz Schmidt (15551634) was an executioner in Nuremberg. Starting the profession at age eighteen (under the supervision of his father), he performed more than 350 executions during his forty-five years of service. more...