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- Marion Street Press, LLC 2012; US$ 12.99
This stirring work takes readers on a heartbreaking, illuminating, and inspiring journey into the homes and lives of the 16 percent who live below the poverty threshold. Author and retired Chicago Tribune reporter Kenan Heise culls 50 years of his published interviews with the poor and destitute to allow them to tell their own stories in their own... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
An essential and unique contribution to the social organizational literature, Casebook of Management for Nonprofit Organizations highlights the importance of good management to human service organizations. Author Dennis Young uses case studies that stress entrepreneurship and are addressed to particular aspects of human services management--the processes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Youth Justice in Context examines the influence of legislative, organizational, policy and practice issues in shaping what constitutes compliance and how non-compliance is responded to when supervising young offenders in the community. It also addresses the impact of adolescent developmental immaturity and social and personal circumstances in mediating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Based on two years of intensive research in a juvenile prison, this study tells the story of youths in a "model program," created after a class action lawsuit for inhumane and illegal practices. It captures their lives inside and outside of prison: from drugs, gangs and criminal behaviour to the realities of families, schools and neighbourhoods. Drawing... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
This ethnographic text brings to light the challenges and complexities inherent in the U.S. system of juvenile corrections. Building on over a year of field work at a boys? residential facility, the authors provide a context for contemporary institutions and highlight some of the system?s most troubling tensions. The book provides narratives, observations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.95
Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a nationally recognized, best-selling text and unique website for US Introductory Social Work and Social Welfare courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in... more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2013; US$ 26.99
Wer nicht «recht tat», wurde eingesperrt - ohne Gerichtsurteil. Die Beobachter-Spurensuche zu den administrativ Versorgten - einem dunklen Kapitel Schweizer Geschichte. Die 17-jährige Ursula Biondi muss ihr Baby in einem Gefängnis zur Welt bringen, und nur dank ihres erbitterten Widerstands kommt es nicht zur Zwangsadoption. Als der Beobachter diesen... more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2013; US$ 18.99
Jugendliche haben ihre Rechte! In diesem Ratgeber finden Jugendliche, Eltern, Lehrpersonen, Jugendarbeiter und all jene, die in Beruf oder Freizeit mit Jugendlichen Kontakt haben, umfassende Antworten. Kann ein 17-Jähriger Schulden machen? Müssen Eltern für unbezahlte Rechnungen ihres Sohnes geradestehen? Wer haftet, wenn ihre Teenager-Tochter das... more...
- R&L Education 1990; US$ 27.99
This collection of papers presents ideas and research that helps to find a link between the retarded child's educational setting and the onset of delinquency. The first section presents the impacts of the judicial system on the mentally retarded offender, and researcher attempts to find a relationship between intelligence and delinquency. more...