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- Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 4.36
Why would two young boys abduct, torture and kill a toddler? What makes a teenage girl plot with her classmates to kill her own father? Society regards children as harmless - but for some the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and ultimately murderous. Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are infamous for their crimes against other children,... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25
Thisis a hopeful but complicated era for those with ambitions to reform thejuvenile courts and youth-serving public institutions in the United States. As advocates plea for major reforms, many fear the public backlash inmaking dramatic changes. Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice provides a look at the recent trends in juvenile justice... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99
Die Orientierung am Sozialraum - an den lokalen sozialen Räumen von AkteurInnen - hat in der Sozialen Arbeit eine lange Tradition und erfährt zunehmende, auch öffentliche Aufmerksamkeit. An den Beispielen der Settlementarbeit, der Gemeinwesenarbeit und der sozialraumorientierten Sozialen Arbeit werden in diesem Band zentrale historische Entwicklungen... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 40.00
`essential to all scholars of youth justice.' Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science and President of the British Society of Criminology With contributions from leading commentators from 13 different countries, this carefully integrated edition comprises the most authoritive comparative analysis of international... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 42.99
Since the 1980s, the language used around market-based government has muddied its meaning and polarized its proponents and critics, making the topic politicized and controversial. Competition, Choice, and Incentives in Government Programs hopes to reframe competing views of market-based government so it is seen not as an ideology but rather as a fact-based... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Consumer Education in the Human Services: A Social Policy Book focuses on the trends in consumer education and inclusion of the human services sector, aside from budgeting and purchase of goods, among the considerations in consumer education. The selection first offers information on consumers in the service society and consumer education and advocacy,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95
Contracting-out Welfare Services focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program case study, considering employment services policy and activation practices. International contributors bring a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This timely book provides a theoretical and empirical engagement with contemporary understandings of the governance of crime, safety and security. Using a Bourdieuian framework, Bowden explores concepts such as capital, habitus and symbolic power to present an analytic tool-kit for a critically engaged public criminology. more...