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- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Action leadership is a creative, innovative, collaborative and self-developed way to lead. It eschews the hierarchical structure usually associated with leadership and is based instead on the democratic values of freedom, equality, inclusion and self-realization. It take responsibility for, not control over, people through networking and orchestrating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
There is an apparent impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice which is represented by punitive and harmful practices on one hand, and critical objections to these processes on the other. This book, whilst clearly located within the critical perspective, attempts to move beyond this blockage, and to arrive at an alternative strategy... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Antisocial and criminal behaviour involving children and young people has been of increasing public concern over the last 25 years. As an accompaniment to the Report of the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour (2010), this book takes a new look at the problem of youth offending and government, and examines society's response... more...
Wirkungsorientierte Jugendhilfe: Wie kann man pädagogische Arbeit effektiver und effizienter gestalten?Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.13
Hauptbeschreibung Durch die wachsenden Problemlagen in der Gesellschaft entstand in den letzten Jahrzehnten die Notwendigkeit neue und differenzierte Angebote auch in den Hilfen der Erziehung zu schaffen. Diese sollten zudem fachlich qualifiziert begleitet werden-die Ausgaben stiegen enorm. Wirkungsorientierung wird in Deutschland immer mehr ein... 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...
- 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...