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  • Strafen aus Respekt vor der Menschenwürdeby Jean-Christophe Merle

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    The justification and commensurability of punishments is a central problem of all state and social philosophies. This essay is concerned with theories of retribution and theories of general prevention of crime, and works out its own point of view in a combination of the concept that the purpose of punishment is to deter the offender and resocialization,... more...

  • Murder Storiesby Paul Kaplan

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 34.99

    Murder Stories takes on the difficult question of American retention of capital punishment by investigating the elusive role of ideology in the law. As such it is a prime example of contemporary scholarship on the death penalty and law & society. more...

  • Forensic Psychiatryby Nigel Eastman; Gwen Adshead; Simone Fox

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 84.99

    Forensic Psychiatry is the first book to cover the clinical, legal and ethical issues for the treatment of mentally disordered offenders for all of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland jurisdictions. Written by an expert interdisciplinary team from the fields of both law and psychiatry, including the eminent Nigel Eastman who has engaged with... more...

  • Blood Medicineby Kathleen Sharp

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    ? Blood Feud rivals A Civil Action for best non-fiction book of the past twenty years.? ? John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author of Damage Procrit seemed like a biotech miracle, promising a golden age in medical care. Developed in the 1980s by Amgen and licensed to the pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson, the drug (AKA... more...

  • Male Prostitutionby Donald West J

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Here is the most comprehensive empirical study ever published about male prostitutes and their clients. Written by one of the most distinguished international scholars in psychiatry and criminal justice, this book provides a carefully designed presentation of in-depth interviews with several hundred London ?rent boys.? The interviews included a large... more...

  • Bioethicsby Marcus Düwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This book is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics. It offers the reader an overview of key debates in bioethics relevant to various areas including; organ retrieval, stem cell research, justice in healthcare and issues in environmental ethics, including issues surrounding food and agriculture. The book also seeks to go beyond simply... more...

  • 1.7.-31.12.2009by Manfred Baldus; Stefan Muckel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 280.00

    The Institute for Canon Law and the History of Rhenish Canon Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cologne has edited this collection, ?Rulings in Ecclesiastic Matters since 1946,? which presents state court judicature on general religious law and the relationship of church and state. The collection is unique in the German-speaking world is... more...

  • The Paper Office, Fourth Editionby Edward L. Zuckerman

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 75.00

    Providing essential recordkeeping and risk-reduction tools that every psychotherapy practice needs, this highly practical resource is now in a fully updated fourth edition. It is ideal for new practitioners who want to hit the ground running and for seasoned pros who want to streamline their paperwork and clinical efficiency. Presented are methods... more...

  • Murder at the Supreme Courtby Martin Clancy; Tim O'Brien

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 12.99

    This in-depth yet highly accessible books provides compelling human stories that illuminate the thorny legal issues behind the most noteworthy capital cases. In 1969, the Supreme Court justices cast votes in secret that could have signaled the end of the death penalty. Later, the justices? resolve began to unravel. Why? What were the consequences for... more...

  • The Ontological Foundation of Ethics, Politics, and Lawby Francesco Belfiore

    University Press of America 2013; US$ 48.99

    In this revised edition, Belfiore adds new concepts and discusses the views of additional thinkers. He gives an ontological foundation to ethics, politics, and law and shows how his thought can reinterpret the views of other philosophers regarding these topics. more...