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  • Promoting Social Justice for Young Childrenby Beatrice S. Fennimore; A. Lin Goodwin

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book explores important current social justice issues that confront young children in America. A broad range of topics related to the fair treatment of young children and their families are approached with a fresh and hopeful energy. The central argument of this volume is that a fair and just society must protect the basic needs of all children... more...

  • Inside Their Mindsby Rochelle Jackson

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 22.72

    On the couch with some of Australia's most notorious criminals, this book explores the secrets, motivations and inner workings of the criminal mind. more...

  • The Rise of the Mafiaby Martin Short

    John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99

    Murder, violence, and corruption are words synonymous with organized crime. Its long and bloody history influences all our lives whether we know it or not. But what lies behind these shadowy organizations? Where did they come from and how did their influence become so widespread? In this extraordinary book, leading crime investigator Martin... more...

  • Public Enemiesby John Walsh; Philip Lerman

    Pocket Books 2010; Not Available

    The host of America's Most Wanted, John Walsh has formed a vital partnership with the public, the media, and law enforcement that has led to the capture of hundreds of the worst serial killers, kidnappers, pedophiles, and rapists of our time. In Public Enemies he reveals the cost -- the blood, sweat, and tears -- behind the relentless pursuit of... more...

  • Child and Adolescent Treatment for Social Work Praby Teresa Aiello

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    An excellent introductory text for the beginning social work student.  Dr. Aiello's unique style organizes and categorizes well what can be an overwhelming bombardment in disorganized clinical studies.  Highly readable, useful and comprehensive. more...

  • Call Me Cruelby Michael Duffy

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 15.44

    A searing portrait of an unusually cruel killer and the devastating impact of his crime and manipulations on the family of the victim, Kylie Labouchardiere, his own wife and child, and an innocent policeman and his wife. more...

  • Betting on Famineby Jean Ziegler

    New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95

    Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes. In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on every continent. In an extensive investigation of this disturbing shift, Jean Ziegler?one of the world?s leading food experts?lays out in clear and accessible... more...

  • A Country At War With Itselfby Antony Altbeker

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 17.50

    Crime is tearing South Africa apart. Whether it is hijacking or rape, a home robbery or a husband's explosion of rage, violence is so common that few lives have been left untouched by it. The result is a society deformed by its fears. Closeted behind locked doors and high walls, panic buttons at the ready, members of the middle class live lives... more...

  • Handbook of Asian Criminologyby Jianhong Liu; Susyan Jou; Bill Hebenton

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    The Handbook of Asian Criminology aims to be a key reference for international scholars with an interest in the broad theme of international criminology in general, and the Asian region in particular. Contextualization is a key theme in this book. The role of context is often underemphasized in international criminology, so the Handbook of Asian Criminology... more...