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Crimes and criminal classes

  • Land of White Gloves?by Richard Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Land of White Gloves?  is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union... more...

  • Social Work with Troubled Familiesby Keith Davies; David Holmes; Sadie Parr; June Thoburn; Carol Hayden; Craig Jenkins; Anna Matczak; Ian Byford; Nigel Hall; Ray Jones

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    This book provides an introduction to the government's Troubled Families Programme (TFP) and explores the fundamentals of this kind of approach in social work. In particular it looks at the initiative's origins, implications and effectiveness as well as troubled family approaches in a broader context. more...

  • Love Triangleby Darwin Porter; Danforth Prince

    Blood Moon Productions 2015; US$ 24.99

    Long before two of its members became the most publicized leaders of the Free World, they were part of an amorous, "winner-take-all" love triangle that rocked Hollywood. Published after decades of research, this triple biography focuses on the one of the strangest three-sided love affairs in presidential history. Read about the bizarre entanglements... more...

  • Kinderschutz in der Kitaby Jörg Maywald

    Herder Verlag 2015; US$ 14.80

    Anhand zahlreicher Fallbeispiele beantwortet dieser Band alle relevanten Fragen zum Thema Kindeswohl und Kinderschutz vor dem Hintergrund der neuen Rechtslage. Mit vielen praktischen Hinweisen zur Gesprächsführung mit Kindern und Eltern, zur Beobachtung und Dokumentation sowie Anregungen für wirkungsvolle Prävention und hilfreichen Checklisten.  ... more...

  • Foundations of Couples, Marriage, and Family Counselingby David Capuzzi; Mark D. Stauffer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    A comprehensive and practical approach to the world of marriage, couples, and family counseling Esteemed academics David Capuzzi and Mark D. Stauffer present the theory, research, and real-life practice of today's counselors and therapists in family therapy settings. Aligned with the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational... more...

  • Crime and Justice since 1750by Barry Godfrey; Paul Lawrence

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison).... more...

  • Social Communication Development and Disordersby Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions. Expertly crafted, the volume offers both theory and... more...

  • Crime in the United States, 2014by Gwenavere W. Dunn

    Bernan Press 2014; US$ 104.99

    This book contains findings from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the offenses?known to law enforcement?released annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. This reference is the most comprehensive official compilation of crime statistics in the United States and is an important addition to your library's collection. ... more...

  • Rogues, Rascals, and Other Villainous Mainersby Trudy Irene Scee

    Down East Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    A number of nefarious characters have passed through Maine on their way to infamy, including the pirates Dixie Bull and Edward Teach (aka Blackbeard) and gangster Al Brady. The scoundrels assembled in this book, however, are either Maine natives or notorious individuals whose mischief, misdeeds, or mayhem were perpetrated in the Pine Tree State.... more...

  • Sraffa and Althusser Reconsideredby Paul Zarembka

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume examines the recent advance of neoliberalism. It focuses on three current instances of neoliberalism from around the world as well as providing an in-depth study of Sraffa’s works; a critique of Althusser’s interpretation of Marxist philosophy, and a discussion of labor aristocracy. more...