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  • The Social Order of the Underworldby David Skarbek

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 26.99

    When most people think of prison gangs, they think of chaotic bands of violent, racist thugs. Few people think of gangs as sophisticated organizations (often with elaborate written constitutions) that regulate the prison black market, adjudicate conflicts, and strategically balance the competing demands of inmates, gang members, and correctional officers.... more...

  • Nickel and Dimedby Barbara Ehrenreich

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 16.99

    Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that... more...

  • Youth Work Ethicsby Howard Sercombe

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 50.00

    This book shows youth work students and professionals how to locate their practice within the professional code of ethics more...

  • Enemies of the Stateby Tim Priest

    New Holland Publishers (Australia) 2009; US$ 14.95

    Tim Priest is a former police detective, on the front line in the war on crime and drugs in Sydney?s Cabramatta. more...

  • Forensic Psychologyby David Canter

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing area of scientific psychology broadly known as Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction discusses... more...

  • Commercial Aviation Safety 5/Eby Clarence Rodrigues; Stephen Cusick

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 55.00

    A Complete, Fully Updated Guide to COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY Presenting the latest procedures and standards from U.S. and international air traffic and regulatory agencies, this extensively revised resource covers the entire commercial aviation safety system--from human factors to accident investigation. The introduction of Safety Management Systems... more...

  • Trans Bodies, Trans Selvesby Laura Erickson-Schroth

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 26.99

    There is no one way to be transgender. Transgender and gender non-conforming people have many different ways of understanding their gender identities. Only recently have sex and gender been thought of as separate concepts, and we have learned that sex (traditionally thought of as physical or biological) is as variable as gender (traditionally thought... more...

  • Why Does He Do That?by Lundy Bancroft

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 16.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Self-esteem and Adjusting with Blindnessby Dean W. Tuttle; Naomi R. Tuttle

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 54.95

    This new and expanded Third Edition analyzes blindness within the context of two overlapping theoretical constructs: the development of self-esteem and the process of adjusting to social and/or physical trauma. The book is divided into four sections. The first section provides an overview of blindness and the essential background for subsequent discussions.... more...

  • Health Care Reform and American Politicsby Lawrence R. Jacobs; Theda Skocpol

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation. The new law extends health insurance to nearly all Americans, fulfilling a century-long quest and bringing the United States to parity with other industrial nations. Affordable Care aims to control rapidly rising health care... more...