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  • Men Misbehavingby Yeo Suan Futt

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 12.99

    The author of Wild Women Do on crimes committed by females in Singapore returns with a new collection on local crime. This time round, it’s the men who are up to no good and exposed here are cases of murders, sexual demeanours and fraud. The spurned lover who sets his former girlfriend on fire; the police staff sergeant who commits a double murder... more...

  • Migration und Männlichkeitby Tina Spies

    transcript 2014; US$ 36.76

    Wenn in der Öffentlichkeit über die Kriminalität junger Migranten diskutiert wird, kommen die Jugendlichen nur selten selbst zu Wort. Und noch seltener wird der Frage nachgegangen, welchen Einfluss gesellschaftliche Diskurse auf die Identitätskonstruktionen derjenigen haben, über die gesprochen wird. In diesem Buch geht es - ausgehend von Stuart Halls... more...

  • Multi-Problem Violent Youthby R.R. Corrado; J.K. Gierowski; S.D. Hart

    IOS Press 2001; US$ 121.00

    Of interest to researchers, policy-makers, and government and non-government agency workers who are involved with policies, programs and instruments focused on the prevention of youth and young adult violence, this book examines the research and theoretical bases for the creation of a risk-needs management instrument for violent adolescents. more...

  • Never Enoughby William Voegeli

    Encounter Books 2012; US$ 17.95

    Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more—much more—to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate the harshness of capitalism. Nonetheless, liberals have never answered, or even acknowledged, the corresponding... more...

  • New Forms of Worker Organizationby Immanuel Ness; Staughton Lynd

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently forming their own unions, rooted in the tradition of syndicalism and autonomism?and unions rooted... more...

  • A New Response to Youth Crimeby David Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    Antisocial and criminal behaviour involving children and young people have been a cause of heightened public concern in England and Wales for more than a quarter of a century. It has been the subject of numerous policy papers, research studies and academic assessments as well as extensive newspaper, radio and television coverage. This has set the... more...

  • Offending Girlsby Gilly Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls? offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ?new breed? of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ?ladette?, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth justice system, including youth custody, increased dramatically.... more...

  • One Nation, Underprivilegedby Mark Robert Rank

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    Despite its enormous wealth, the United States leads the industrialized world in poverty. This book unravels this disturbing paradox by offering a radically different understanding of American poverty. It represents a profound starting point for rekindling a national focus upon America's most vexing social and economic problem. more...

  • Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Servicesby Bernard Neugeboren; Simon Slavin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Here is a timely, insightful book that greatly increases the effectiveness of human service professionals and the organizations in which they function. Organization, Policy, and Practice in the Human Services is the first such text to bring together in a systematic fashion the concepts of organizational theory, policy, and practice in the human services.... more...

  • Outperformby John Baschab; Jon Piot

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95

    "University endowment managers have generally outperformed the market benchmarks. However, their knowledge has not been well documented in any book. This book fills that gap and should be of significant help to all those who want to learn from extensive interviews with a number of endowment managers." —PREM JAIN, McDonough Professor of Accounting... more...