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  • The School-To-Prison Pipelineby Christopher A. Mallett

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 55.00

    The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courts—often for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first... more...

  • A History of English Prison Administrationby Sean Mcconville

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 180.00

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons,... more...

  • Offenders, Deviants or Patients?by Herschel Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ?historic sex offending, ?hate? crime, homicide and other acts of serious... more...

  • Understanding Mass Incarcerationby James Kilgore

    The New Press 2015; US$ 17.95

    We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...

  • How Chinese Are You?by Andrea Louie

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China and Chinese culture, as many adoptive families today try to honor what they view as their children?s ?birth culture.? However, transnational, transracial... more...

  • Advancing Knowledge on Organizational Change and Public Sector Workby David Pick; Stephen Teo; Lars Tummers; Cameron Newton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contributes to the need for thoughtful and critical assessment of organizational change (such as that induced via NPM) and public sector work. The chapters are methodologically very diverse, including longitudinal case studies, surveys, interviews and narrative methods. It also has a wide international scope with studies from the US, UK,... more...

  • Übergänge ressourcenorientiert gestalten: Von der Familie in die Kindertagesbetreuungby Renate Niesel; Wilfried Griebel; Petra Büker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 18.61

    Innerhalb der Frühpädagogik ist das Themenfeld der "Übergänge" gegenwärtig von hoher Aktualität. Der Band beschäftigt sich mit der pädagogischen Gestaltung und Begleitung des ersten Übergangs von der Familie in eine Tageseinrichtung. Die aktuelle Diskussion zu den Erkenntnissen der Bildungsforschung und zu den Qualitäten der Tagesbetreuung... more...

  • Politics and Welfare in Birmingham, 1900?1975by Edward Shannon LaMonte

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    This well-written volume explores the relationships between politics and welfare programs for low-income residents in Birmingham during four periods in the twentieth century: ? 1900-1917, the formative period of city building when welfare was predominantly a responsibility of the private sector; ? 1928-1941, when the Great Depression devastated... more...

  • Prison and Social Deathby Joshua M. Price

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    A compelling blend of solidarity, civil rights activism, and social research, Prison and Social Death offers a unique look at the American prison and the excessive and unnecessary damage it inflicts on convicts and parolees. Joshua M. Price documents the ?social death? that convicts suffer while incarcerated and afterward, drawing upon hundreds... more...

  • Social Psychology of Punishment of Crimeby Margit E. Oswald; Steffen Bieneck; Jorg Hupfeld-Heinemann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 216.95

    In recent years, research interest has increased both in the needs of punishment by the public and in the psychological processes underlying decisions on sentencing. This comprehensive look at the social psychology of punishment focuses on recent advances, and presents new findings based on the authors? own empirical research. Chapters explore the... more...