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  • Elternunterhaltby Günther Dingeldein; Martin Wahlers

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2009; US$ 11.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Was passiert, wenn das Einkommen Ihrer Eltern für Pflege und Heim nicht mehr ausreicht? Wer ist zu Unterhalt verpflichtet und wenn ja, in welcher Höhe? In diesem Ratgeber erhalten Sie alle Informationen, die Sie brauchen. Inhalte:- Die aktuelle Rechtslage bei Elternunterhalt und Sozialhilferegress.- Wann Eltern Anspruch auf Unterhalt... more...

  • Tatort Mittelalterby Malte Heidemann; Franziska Schäfer

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 18.02

    Hexen und Ketzer auf dem Scheiterhaufen, Raubritter und Straßenräuber, Tod am Galgen, Bauernaufstände und Machtkämpfe am Königshof ? das ist unser Bild der dunklen Seiten des Mittelalters. Malte Heidemann und Franziska Schäfer stellen prominente Kriminalfälle des Hoch- und Spätmittelalters vor: darunter die spektakuläre und hochpolitische Entführung... more...

  • The Family, Spirituality, and Social Workby Dorothy Becvar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    One of the few books on this topic, The Family, Spirituality, and Social Work offers mental health professionals new information and research for creating more positive, effective, and satisfying sessions. You will learn how integrating spirituality and therapy can create open and trusting environments where clients feel accepted, respected, and spiritually... more...

  • Financial Fraudby Balvinder Sandhu

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 15.99

    It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. This is only too true as we profile cases involving money matters. Tricksters are quick to prey on Man’s desire to have more money that is why sleights of hand and ponzi schemes succeed. Even senior finance managers often succumb to greed and lust, betraying their employer’s... more...

  • Reducing Gun Violenceby George Tita; K. Jack Riley; Greg Ridgeway; Clifford Grammich; Allan Abrahamse

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    To assess whether an initiative to reduce gun violence that had been successful in Boston could be adapted for use elsewhere, researchers selected an East Los Angeles area for a similar intervention that was to include both law enforcement and social service components. Although the latter component was not widely available when the intervention began,... more...

  • Violent Crimeby Darnell F. Hawkins

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 39.00

    An exploration of the extent and causes of racial and ethnic differences in violent crime. more...

  • The Criminal Careerby Britta Kyvsgaard

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 75.00

    In this 2002 book, Britta Kyvsgaard examines the life circumstances and criminal behavior patterns of career criminals in Denmark. more...

  • The Crime Drop in Americaby Alfred Blumstein; Joel Wallman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00

    Top criminologists explain the reasons for the drop in violent crime in America. more...

  • Japan as a Low-Crime Nationby Professor Dag Leonardsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00

    Criminologists have despaired that modernization and crime are inseparable. The more modern we become, the more criminal. Japan has long been seen as an exception to the rule. The reasons for this, however, have not been well understood. In this book, the independent value of culture is explored to reveal new insights. The author finds that while it... more...

  • Crime Is Not the Problemby Franklin E. Zimring; Gordon Hawkins

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99

    This text has three aims: the first is to show that what separates the USA from other countries is not crime rates but lethal violence. Secondly, the book seeks to clarify the causes of violence by looking at the proximate causes of violence. The last section concerns the prevention of violence. more...