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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
Accountability in Social Services examines how - and why - social and human services programs can function even though they are monitored by written communication instead of face-to-face interaction. Author Jill Florence Lackey draws on her experience as a consultant for more than 50 social programs and as director of two nonprofit organizations... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00
Action Learning and Action Research (ALAR) are proven methods for responding effectively to shared challenges in times of rapid change. This book argues and explains why and how ALAR can be used for improving learning and staff development. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
Suitable for courses on the criminology and policy analysis of adolescence, this book focuses on the principles and policy of a distinct system of juvenile justice. It opens with an introduction of the creation of adolescence, presenting a justification for the category of the juvenile or a period of partial responsibility before full adulthood. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
This is an examination of adolescent violence in the United States as both a social phenomenon and a policy problem. Franklin Zimring, a scholar of law and crime, scrutinizes criminal statistics and demographic trends in order to authoritatively address public worries. more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
Winner of the American Society of Criminology 2015 Michael J. Hindelang Book Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been voted by numerous publications as one of the safest places to live in America. Yet, like many of America?s seemingly idyllic... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99
In Deutschland hat sich etwas getan. Zu dieser Einschätzung gelangte jüngst in ihrem aktuellen Bericht ?Doing Business 2006? auch die zur Weltbankgruppe gehörende International Finance Corporation (IFC). So jubelte der Chefvolkswirt der IFC, Michael Klein, im Handelsblatt: ?Es hat sich ganz einfach etwas getan in Deutschland ? insbesondere auf dem... more...
- Lantern Books 2011; US$ 5.99
Adolescence can be a challenging period for youths, especially in todays world, where the ancient rites of passage that societies once used to turn their boys into men have disappeared. In an in-depth analysis of the Grimm Brothers' fairytale "The Devil's Sooty Brother," therapists and teachers Brad Fern and Tom Lutz provide... more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00
Images of youngsters in handcuffs and prison uniforms have become common on the nightly news in the United States. As America's fascination with crime and justice has grown, so has attention to the ways in which youthful offenders are charged, tried, and sentenced. While they may once have been viewed as misguided youth, more and more juveniles are... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.99
Während meiner Tätigkeit im Hochschulbetrieb äußerte sich in einer Spre- stunde eine Studentin mit eigener Familie und bereits mehrjähriger Berufserf- rung als Erzieherin sehr begeistert und euphorisch über ihren Praxisanleiter in einem norddeutschen kommunalen Jugendamt, in dem sie ein sechswöchiges Praktikum absolviert hatte. ?Der ist bereits über... more...