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

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    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...

  • Professionalität in Bürgermeisterwahlkämpfenby Charlotte Freund

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 57.16

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  • The paradox of self-harm in prison: psychopathy or an evolved coping strategy?by Julia Griller

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Deliberate self-harm (DSH) refers to intentionally self-inflicted injuries, and is mainly explained by abuse or neglect, severe psychopathy or at least a trait of a mental disorder. Most functions of DSH serve intrapersonal motives but interpersonal reasons are also found. These range from seeking for attention, pity and sympathy, to benefits like... more...

  • Politische Gefangene in der DDRby Heidetraud Zierl

    tredition 2014; US$ 3.71

    Heidetraud Zierl ist eine jener politischen Gefangenen, die in der ehemaligen DDR offiziell als Kriminelle geführt wurden. Durch von der Stasi beschaffte fingierte Anschuldigungen und erzwungene Falschaussagen, war aus einer nicht systemkonformen Ausreisewilligen über Nacht eine Kriminelle geworden, die inhaftiert wurde. Die Bemühungen der BRD, Heidetraud... more...

  • Resolution of Prison Riotsby Bert Useem; Camille Graham Camp; George M. Camp

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 104.99

    The book uses eight diverse case studies of prison riots to explore how the outcomes were affected by policies, procedures, management, communications, and strategy immediately before, during, and after the riot. Exploring the results achieved by negotiation, by force, and by simply waiting, the authors illuminate the factors most important in controlling... more...

  • Gates of Injusticeby Alan Elsner

    Pearson Education 2004; US$ 23.99

    Gates of Injustice is a compelling expose of the American prison system: how more than 2 million Americans came to be incarcerated ... what it's like on the inside ... and how a giant "prison-industrial complex" pushes incarceration over other solutions. Veteran journalist Alan Elsner tells the terrifying truth about prison brutality and rape, gangs,... more...

  • Incapacitationby Franklin Zimring; Gordon Hawkins

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 54.99

    The one, sure way that imprisonment prevents crime is by restraining offenders from committing crimes while they are locked up. Called "incapacitation" by experts in criminology, this effect has become the dominant justification for imprisonment in the United States, where well over a million persons are currently in jails and prisons and public figures... more...

  • Punishment in Americaby Cyndi Banks

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    From the Salem witch trials to death row, an analysis of the evolution of punishment practices, policies, and problems in America. more...

  • Trustee Investment Strategy for Endowments and Foundationsby Chris Russell

    Wiley 2006; US$ 92.00 US$ 79.73

    Trustees are responsible for the stewardship of assets and for implementing the mission of their endowment or foundation. Almost invariably trustees delegate the management of those assets to agents who are investment professionals. In this increasingly sophisticated and litigious financial world there can be a growing gap of comprehension, exacerbated... more...

  • Welfare As We Knew Itby Charles Noble

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 45.00

    This book explains why the US welfare state does less than other Western welfare states to help people in need. It shows how deeply-rooted structural, institutional, and organizational factors limit the possibilities for change, and suggests what social reformers might do about it. more...