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- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 39.44
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...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Examines the effects of the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program on work activity participation rates of welfare recipients, welfare caseloads, and outcomes for welfare leavers. While the CalWORKs reforms appear to have been responsible for some of the uniform improvement in outcomes shown by the analysis, the robust... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work presents the results of the second annual All-County Implementation Surveys (ACIS) conducted as part of RAND's state wide evaluation of the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) programme. more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 94.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99
An assessment of incapacitation in which the authors expose the increasing reliance on restraint to justify imprisonment, analyse the existing theoretical literature and empirical research on incapacitation's effects, and explore the links between incapacitation and criminal justice policy. In the STUDIES IN CRIME AND PUBLIC POLICY series. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 85.00
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...