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- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00
On a May morning in 1939, eighteen-year-old Velma Demerson and her lover were having breakfast when two police officers arrived to take her away. Her crime was loving a Chinese man, a “crime” that was compounded by her pregnancy and subsequent mixed-race child. Sentenced to a home for wayward girls, Demerson was then transferred (along... more...
- AEI Press 2011; US$ 42.99
Expanding Work Programs for Poor Men makes the case that poor fathers, like poor mothers, need 'both help and hassle.' That is, poor men need more help from the government, but they must also be expected-and required-to help themselves. Drawing on welfare reform as a successful precedent, Lawrence M. Mead explores the psychology of male nonwork and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
An account of life in Leavenworth Prison, based on interviews with inmates and others, describes the lives of a sexual predator, a gang member in for forty-two years, a sociopath in ""no human contact"" status, and others. more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 9.09
Hauptbeschreibung Stiftungsarbeit lebt nicht vom Geld allein, sondern setzt die Mitarbeit von engagierten Menschen zwingend voraus. Jede Stiftung braucht ein Mindestmaß an Organisation, also Stiftungsorgane mit Personen, die bereit sind, sich über längere Zeit für einen spezifischen Zweck einzusetzen. Einige Stiftungen haben die finanziellen Mittel,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
A hands-on guide to making human services work Textbook of Social Administration equips social programs managers with the skills they need to produce mutually desired outcomes for their consumers/clients and for their staff. This comprehensive resource is a how-to guide to developing the management abilities needed to maintain an effective client-centered... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 9.49
A chance meeting on holiday in Majorca changed Tony Levys life forever and launched him into a 25-year career in a job that he never wouldve considered previously: working in Her Majestys Prison Service.This book catalogues Tonys personal experiences of working as a prison officer, from his early days at high-security HMP Pentonville... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 10.00
In 1976, when he was imprisoned on Robben Island, Nelson Mandela secretly wrote the bulk of his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. The manuscript was to be smuggled out by fellow prisoner Mac Maharaj, on his release later that year. Maharaj also urged Mandela and other political prisoners to write essays on southern Africa?s political future. These... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 7.20
'The sun is shining through the bars of my window on what must be a glorious summer day. I've been incarcerated in a cell five paces by three for twelve and a half hours, and will not be let out again until midday; eighteen and a half hours of solitary confinement. There is a child of seventeen in the cell below me who has been charged with shoplifting... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 4.36
Riots, death, retribution and redemption in Scotland's infamous prison. Barlinnie is one of the most notorious prisons in the world and for more than a hundred years it has held Glasgow's toughest and most violent men, swept up from the city streets. Ten men died on its gallows in the infamous Hanging Shed, including serial killer Peter Manuel. It... more...