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  • Preparing for Adoptionby Hugh Thornbery; Julia Davis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 22.95

    The period before your child joins your family can be a chaotic time. Clear and positive, Preparing for Adoption equips you with the knowledge to create a safe and secure home for your newly adopted child. more...

  • But We All Shine Onby Paolo Hewitt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 14.95

    After a childhood spent in care at Burbank Children's Home, Paolo Hewitt embarks upon a personal journey as an adult to discover whatever happened to his close childhood friends. He reveals their stories - from the funny to inspiring to heart-breaking - and makes new discoveries about himself, his friends and the power of the human spirit. more...

  • College for Convictsby Christopher Zoukis

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    The United States accounts for 5 percent of the world's population, yet incarcerates about 25 percent of the world's prisoners. Examining a wealth of studies by researchers and correctional professionals, and the experience of educators, this book shows recidivism rates drop in direct correlation with the amount of education prisoners receive,... more...

  • The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United Statesby Rebecca Padot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose the conditions under which foster care outcomes can... more...

  • Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquencyby Peter J. Benekos; Alida V. Merlo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and... more...

  • Two Thousand Minnowsby Sandra Leigh Vaughan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    When Sandra Leigh was seven years old, she fell into the role of protector of her mother and three younger siblings. One winter night, she ushered her mother out of the house during one of her father?s tirades, and then snuck her back into the dark home through a window. Sandra was used to events like these; what she wasn?t used to were the mountains... more...

  • The Horse Girlby Beverli Rhodes

    John Blake 2014; US$ 8.99

    The astonishing true story of Beverli Rhodes, child victim of a sick, high-profile pedophilia ring and, years later, of the London Tube bombings, who rebuilt her life with the help of one very special animal?the horse. Horses saved Beverli Rhodes?s mind, and life. As a child, her world consisted of overlapping layers, in which sexually abusive men... more...

  • Remember Ronald Ryanby Barry Dickins

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Remember Ronald Ryan introduces us to the last felon to be executed on Australian soil. Dickins portrays the man behind the legend as lovable, cheeky, wretched, despicable and, above all, courageous. After forty years, his guilt in the shooting of a prison warder remains in doubt. A victim of his times, himself and political pressure, Ryan never stood... more...

  • Banged Up!by David Leslie

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    The wartime double agent with a transmitter in his cell to contact suffragettes; the doctor hanged as he smiled to the farewells of lovers on the scaffold; the con who defied a gangland godfather and escaped the bromide in the prison tea; aristocrats and arsonists . . . The screws who guard Britain's prisons have seen them all. Stir! is the story... more...

  • Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justiceby Michael Braswell; John Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles as a way of intervening with offenders in both institutional and community-based settings. Philosophical and spiritual contexts for peacemaking... more...