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  • A Problem Like Mariaby Maria Fyfe

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 18.95

    MariaFyfe'spolitical memoir tells the story of fourteen years in office from the point of view of an MP who did not always toe the party line. Here, she recounts some of the most significant moments of her political career, from the frustrating and infuriating to the rewarding, up until the bittersweet ending of her time in parliament in 2001.... more...

  • The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parentingby Sally Donovan; Dr. Vivien Norris; Jim Clifford OBE and Sue Clifford

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Witty and compassionate, this is a savvy adoptive parenting guide like no other, written by award-winning columnist and adoptive parent Sally Donovan. more...

  • Creating Stable Foster Placementsby Alyson Rees; Andrew Pithouse; Freda Lewis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    What are the key ingredients for long lasting foster care placements? In this study the lives and routines of 10 foster families, considered to be providers of effective and lasting care are examined. Featuring original research, the type of care that these families provide and the reason for their success is analysed. more...

  • Contesting Securityby Thierry Balzacq

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ?logic of security?, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to develop a novel approach to the relation between... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and adaptation of criminal justice and penal systems, largely... more...

  • Understanding Energy and Energy Policyby Timothy F. Braun; Lisa M. Glidden

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    A unique and essential book for non-scientists who need to understand international energy policy. more...

  • Locked Down, Locked Outby Maya Schenwar

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 18.95

    Through the stories of prisoners and their families, including her own family?s experiences, Maya Schenwar shows how the institution that locks up 2.3 million Americans and decimates poor communities of color is shredding the ties that, if nurtured, could foster real collective safety. As she vividly depicts here, incarceration takes away the very... more...

  • Forensic Investigation of Unusual Firearmsby J.K. Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    In recent years, the use of illegally produced firearms has increased exponentially worldwide. These are often cheap, nonstandard firearms that defy known classification and identification criteria. The use of unusual firearms in crimes has frequently led to unpredictable and misleading reconstruction of shooting incidents. In this book, internationally... more...

  • American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Securityby Martin Alan Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Today, it is estimated there are over 200,000 volunteers in police work throughout the United States. Although the need for such volunteers has never been greater, there is a lack of published materials regarding the nature of volunteer police work and how qualified citizens may augment police services. American Volunteer Police: Mobilizing for Security... more...

  • Cold Casesby James M. Adcock; Sarah L. Stein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Because the investigation of cold cases is usually an arduous and time-consuming task, most law enforcement agencies in the United States are not able to dedicate the resources necessary to support the cold case investigation process. However, when those cases are fully pursued and prosecuted, they often result in convictions and lengthy prison terms.... more...