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- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 61.00 US$ 51.85
Juvenile Justice: Redeeming Our Children debunks myths about juvenile justice in order to achieve an ideal system that would protect vulnerable children and help build safer communities. Author Barry Krisberg assembles broad and up-to-date research, statistical data, and theories on the U.S. juvenile justice system to encourage effective responses... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 43.41
Die jahrzehntelange Beschäftigung mit jungen Menschen, die ein Tötungsdelikt begangen oder versucht haben, bildet die Grundlage dieser Studie zum Thema Gewaltentwicklung. Für die Forschungsarbeit wurde die Entwicklung der Probanden über Jahre hinweg anhand der Auszüge aus dem Bundeszentralregister und der Erziehungskartei verfolgt, teilweise wurden... 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 54.95
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...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 26.95
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...