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  • Penitentiaries, Reformatories, and Chain Gangsby Mark Colvin

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 48.00

    The very definition of punishment in America has been subject to a variety of changes, and has served as the basis for much debate over the course of America's history. In Penitentiaries, Reformatories, Chain Gangs , Mark Colvin tackles the subject of penal change in America by examining three case studies which represent shifts in the interpretation... more...

  • Banged Up!by David Leslie

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    The wartime double agent with a transmitter in his cell to contact suffragettes; the doctor hanged as he smiled to the farewells of lovers on the scaffold; the con who defied a gangland godfather and escaped the bromide in the prison tea; aristocrats and arsonists . . . The screws who guard Britain's prisons have seen them all. Stir! is the story... more...

  • Woman in Prisonby Caroline H. Woods

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    In the preface to the fascinating volume Woman in Prison, author Caroline H. Adams explains the chance encounter with a classified advertisement that changed the course of her life. It was a help-wanted ad soliciting applicants for the role of prison matron, a type of female warden who oversees the logistical and housekeeping aspects of running a correctional... more...

  • The Reappearedby Rebekah Park

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Between 1976 and 1983, during a period of brutal military dictatorship, armed forces in Argentina abducted 30,000 citizens. These victims were tortured and killed, never to be seen again. Although the history of los desaparecidos , ?the disappeared,? has become widely known, the stories of the Argentines who miraculously survived their imprisonment... more...

  • Crimes of Charityby Konrad Bercovici

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    In this thought-provoking volume, author Konrad Bercovici takes an in-depth look at organized charity as it existed in the early twentieth century. Although Bercovici acknowledges that many disadvantaged populations need some sort of assistance to make ends meet, he marshals a series of compelling arguments against the kind of help that fosters dependence... more...

  • Reaffirming Rehabilitationby Francis T Cullen; Karen Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Strafvollzug in Deutschlandby Jens Puschke

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 25.47

    Hauptbeschreibung Am Umgang mit Personen, denen Straftaten zur Last gelegt werden, lässt sich der Zustand eines Rechtsstaates erkennen. Hier kommt es zur Bewährungsprobe, bei der Sicherheitsinteressen von Staat und Bevölkerung, Opferinteressen und die Interessen der Täter zu bewerten und miteinander abzuwägen sind. Dabei sind Menschenrechte und Verfassungsgrundsätze... more...

  • Geldanlagen für Stiftungen und Stifter (E-Book)by Johannes Fiala

    Bundesanzeiger Verlag 2011; US$ 33.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Ein wesentliches Merkmal für den langfristigen Erfolg einer Stiftung ist die richtige Anlage des Stiftungsvermögens. Die neusten Änderungen im Erbschafts- und Schenkungssteuerrecht haben auch auf die Stiftungsgründung und insbesondere bei der persönlichen Finanz- und Vermögensverwaltung große Auswirkung. Die Autoren betrachten... more...

  • Sebastian Derrer - ein Freiburger Rechtsgelehrter der frühen Neuzeit und sein Martin Kiefer

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 65.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Martin Kiefer untersucht Leben und Werk des bislang kaum bekannten Humanistenjuristen Sebastian Derrer (ca. 1495 bis 1541). Als Schüler und Lehrstuhlnachfolger des berühmten Rechtsgelehrten Ulrich Zasius in Freiburg setzte sich Derrer zum Ziel, dem römischen Recht eine zeitgemäße wissenschaftliche Ordnung zu geben. Von der Biografie... more...