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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding issues that have been marred by misunderstanding and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Millions of people have been victimized by the actions and omissions of states and governments. This collection provides expert analyses of such victimizations across the world, from Europe, the United States, and Africa to New Zealand and South America. Leading scholars in the area of state crime describe the nature, extent, and distribution of state... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95
Written in a unique format, Shades of Deviance is a turbo-driven guide to crime and deviance, offering 56 politically engaged, thought-provoking and accessibly written accounts of a wide range of socially and legally prohibited acts. This book will be essential reading for undergraduate students in the fields of criminology and sociology and those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ?Where have our values gone?? our newspapers scream at us. ?Benefit scroungers?, ?greedy bankers?, ?intrusive journalists?, ?have-a-go rioters?, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes are continually cited as evidence that we live in a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
In Women and Substance Abuse: Gender Transparency you?ll see what can be done to aid women in some of the world?s hardest hit substance abuse hubs, including Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and New Haven, Connecticut. Filled with timely research and practical solutions, this volume shows you what you can do to aid the tremendous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates to scholars from around the world. The book is a must-read for anyone concerned by mass incarceration... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.50
Sie erhitzen die Gemüter, bieten attraktiven Stoff für die Medien und fordern Politik und Justiz heraus. Skandale beschäftigen den Obstverkäufer genauso wie den Journalisten und den Politiker. Rücktritte, Titelaberkennungen und "Shitstorms? sind jedoch nur eine Seite der Medaille: Skandale erfüllen auch eine wichtige gesellschaftliche Funktion.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was possible?no tsunami of 45 feet could swamp a nuclear power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
Find remarkable prevention and treatment strategies for preschool-age children of substance abusers in this informative volume. It provides an overview of the various problems exposure to substance abuse can cause for preschool children. Because of the strong influences parents have on their children, early childhood is a critical time for intervention... more...