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  • Dictionary of Prisons and Punishmentby Yvonne Jewkes; Jamie Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Contemporary prison practice faces many challenges, is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized, influenced by the new National Offender Management Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established prisons and penal lexicon.... more...

  • Die Makroorganisation der Vollzugsverwaltungby Philipp Richter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 59.99

    Philipp Richter untersucht Unterschiede in der Makroorganisation der Landesverwaltungen. In seiner verwaltungswissenschaftlich-empirischen Analyse zeigt er am Beispiel der Versorgungsverwaltung, wie sich der vormals einheitliche Verwaltungsaufbau durch Verwaltungsstruktur- und Funktionalreformen zwischen den Bundesländern ausdifferenziert hat und wie... more...

  • Die Strategie als gemeinsame Logik des Handelnsby Hans H. Hinterhuber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 4.99

    Der Erfolg eines Unternehmens wird, außer von der Strategie, von einer exzellenten Führung, den richtigen Mitarbeitern, taktischen Maßnahmen sowie vom Glück bestimmt. Hinterhuber & Partners haben die Praxis des strategischen Denkens und Handeln in mehr als 230 Strategischen Geschäftseinheiten von 50 Unternehmen untersucht. In Gesprächen mit Mitgliedern... more...

  • Die Totale Institution Gefängnis: Lebenswelten und Strategien der Bewältigung inhaftierter Frauenby Christin Pietsch

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.59

    Begehen Menschen eine Straftat, so kann, je nach Schwere der Handlung, eine Gefängnisstrafe die Sanktion sein. Eine Freiheitsstrafe bedeutet für die verurteilte Person, einen Teil ihres Lebens in einem System zu verbringen, in dem vorgeschriebene Regeln und Einschränkungen an der Tagesordnung sind. Man befindet sich plötzlich hinter Gittern - nach... more...

  • Dynamics of Social Welfare Policyby Gardenia Harris; Bernard Ivan Tamas; Nancy S. Lind

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2007; US$ 49.99

    Covering important social work issues aimed at today's students, paired articles 'talk to each other,' thus setting up a clear 'pro-con' format. Each pair of readings features an introduction with a list of 'Points to Ponder' which introduces students to the issues they'll encounter as they read, and ends with a conclusion entitled 'The Continuing... more...

  • Eating the Ashesby Veronica Compton

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Serving a life sentence, Compton has experienced some of the best and worst of correctional theory and practice, and has used her experience and talent to improve programs for inmates. In this study, she relates heart-rending images of lives in disarray a more...

  • El presidio político en Cubaby José Martí y Pérez

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85

    El presidio político en Cuba es un testimonio de las penurias sufridas por Martí durante su estancia en la prisión.   Biographische Informationen José Martí (La Habana, 1853-Dos Ríos, 1898), Cuba. Era hijo de Mariano Martí Navarro, valenciano, y Leonor Pérez Cabrera, de Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Martí empezó su formación en El Colegio de San Anacleto,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversityby Linwood Cousins

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 416.00

    Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity is the first encyclopedia to reflect the changes in the mission of human services professionals as they face today?s increasingly diverse service population. Diversity encompasses a broad range of human differences, including differences in ability and disability, age, education level, ethnicity, gender,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilitiesby Mary F. Bosworth

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 352.00

    The two-volume Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities aims to provide a critical overview of penal institutions within a historical and contemporary framework. Issues of race, gender, and class are fully integrated throughout in order to demonstrate the complexity of the implementation and intended results of incarceration. The Encyclopedia... more...

  • Every Dark Hourby Niamh O'Sullivan

    Liberties Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    Kilmainham Jail is perhaps the most important building in modern Irish history. A place of incarceration since its construction in the late eighteenth century, it housed a succession of petty criminals, including sheep rustlers and, during the Famine, people who committed crimes with the sole aim of being imprisoned there: even the meager rations offered... more...