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- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 75.77
Hauptbeschreibung In zahlreichen Disziplinen zeichnet sich in jüngerer Zeit ein lebhaftes Interesse an Carl Ludwig Fernow ab. Ein Desiderat der Forschung ist es, Kontext und Genese seiner Ideen auf einer zuverlässigen Materialbasis nachvollziehen zu können. In der umfassend kommentierten Briefedition werden erstmals alle ermittelbaren Briefe des... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
The 'Million Dollar Inmate' highlights the financial and social costs of America's incarceration of non-violent offenders. Basing her insight on extensive research into the origins of our correctional systems, the visible and non-visible costs incurred by the practice of incarcerating non-violent offenders, and the goals of our prison system, Heather... more...
- Gabal Verlag 2012; US$ 4.81
Die Wiedereingliederung von Auslandsrückkehrern ist für viele Firmen und Organisationen ein Problem. Firmen verlieren bis zu 40% ihrer Rückkehrer innerhalb der ersten 12 Monate. Während die meisten Firmen Trainings zur Vorbereitung auf den Auslandsaufenthalt anbieten, sucht man entsprechende Wiedereingliederungsprogramme meist vergeblich. Dieses Buch... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
Dismissed by the police as mere adjuncts to or gofers for male gangs, girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts. Carrying razor blades in their mouths and guns in their jackets for defense, they initiate drive-by shootings, carry out car jackings, stomp outsiders who stumble onto or dare... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00
Two interesting items:. The author's article in New York Archives. A letter regarding foundlings in The Riverdale Press. In the nineteenth century, foundlingschildren abandoned by their desperately poor, typically unmarried mothers, usually shortly after birthwere commonplace in European society. There were asylums in every major city... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Revealing the forgotten stories of Aboriginal convicts, this book describes how they lived, labored, were punished, and died. Profiling several of the 130 Aboriginal convicts who were transported to and within the Australian penal colonies, this collection features the journeys of Aboriginal warriors Bulldog and Musquito, Maori warrior Hohepa Te Umuroa,... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 2.90
Law and justice are not always one and the same. On the 27 November 1980, Peter Pringle waited in an Irish court to hear the following words: 'Peter Pringle, for the crime of capital murder … the law prescribes only one penalty, and that penalty is death.' The problem was that Peter did not commit this crime. Facing a sentence of death by hanging,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 46.00
This book argues that abusive punishments are particularly deeply rooted in authoritarian states and in some Western countries such as Britain and the USA, from which they have been exported over past centuries. The book surveys a variety of psychological, physically constraining, custodial, corporal and capital punishments. The implicit punitive... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Reunification is a primary goal of foster care systems and the most common permanency planning decision. It is defined as the return of children placed in protective care to the home of their birth family and used to describe the act of restoring a child in out-of-home care back to the biological family. Yet reunification decision-making and the process... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
Accountability in Social Services examines how - and why - social and human services programs can function even though they are monitored by written communication instead of face-to-face interaction. Author Jill Florence Lackey draws on her experience as a consultant for more than 50 social programs and as director of two nonprofit organizations... more...