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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.00
Wilhelm von Humboldt?s legal philosophy is much less familiar than his philosophy of language or even his role as an educational reformer. For this purpose the author examines Humboldt?s ?Ideas on an attempt to determine the limits of the effectiveness of the state?. This early work, which is central for political liberalism, was created in an exchange... more...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 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...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 13.99
? 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 39.95
Reaffirming Rehabilitation , 2nd Edition, brings fresh insights to one of the core works of criminal justice literature. This groundbreaking work analyzes the rehabilitative ideal within the American correctional system and discusses its relationship to and conflict with political ideologies. Many researchers and policymakers rejected the value of... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
This book examines whether and how to integrate the theory and practice of leadership studies into legal education and the legal profession. With contributions from legal educators and practitioners, the book defines leadership in the context of the legal profession and explores its challenges in legal academia, private practice, and government. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
This book is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics. It offers the reader an overview of key current debates in bioethics in the 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 describing the... more...
- Northeastern University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
This indispensable history of the Eighth Amendment and the founders' views of capital punishment is also a passionate call for the abolition of the death penalty based on the notion of cruel and unusual punishment more...