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  • The Cultural Lives of Capital Punishmentby Austin Sarat; Christian Boulanger

    Stanford University Press 2005; US$ 27.95

    How does the way we think and feel about the world around us affect the existence and administration of the death penalty? What role does capital punishment play in defining our political and cultural identity? In this volume the authors argue that in order to understand the death penalty we need to know more about the ?cultural lives??past and present?of... more...

  • The Handbook of Victim Offender Mediationby Mark S. Umbreit

    Wiley 2002; US$ 88.00 US$ 76.27

    Written by Mark Umbreit, internationally known for his work in restorative justice, this indispensable resource offers an empirically grounded, state-of-the-art analysis of the application and impact of victim offender mediation, a movement that has spread throughout North America and abroad. The Handbook of Victim Offender Mediation provides practical... more...

  • Working with Families of Children with Special Needsby Naomi Dale

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    The importance of partnerships between professionals and the parents of children with special needs/disability is well established in childcare legislation. But is it reflected in practice? Written for practitioners and those in training, this book recognises that forming partnerships can be a fraught process involving dissent as well as cooperation.... more...

  • State Punishmentby Nicola Lacey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Nicola Lacey presents a new approach to the question of the moral justification of punishment by the State. She focuses on the theory of punishments in context of other political questions, such as the nature of political obligation and the function and scope of criminal law. Arguing that no convincing set of justifying reasons has so far been produced,... more...

  • Determinants of the Death Penaltyby Carsten Anckar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    Determinants of the Death Penalty seeks to explain the phenomenon of capital punishment - without recourse to value judgements - by identifying those characteristics common to countries that use the death penalty and those that mark countries which do not. This global study uses statistical analysis to relate the popularity of the death penalty to... more...

  • Love in the Driest Seasonby Neely Tucker

    Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 16.00

    Foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe in 1997. After witnessing firsthand the devastating consequences of AIDS on the population, especially the children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage that was desperately underfunded and short-staffed. One afternoon, a critically ill infant was brought to the... more...

  • Gender,Justice and Welfare in Britain,1900-1950by Dr Pamela Cox; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 26.00

    The first major study of the history of British 'bad girls', this book uses a wide range of professional, popular and personal texts to explore the experiences of girls in the twentieth century juvenile justice system. It examines the processes leading to their definition as variously delinquent, defective or neglected and analyses the different possibilities... more...

  • It's True! Crime Doesn't Payby Beverley MacDonald

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 10.90

    Everything you wanted to know about crime, this is one of the first six titles launching the fantastic new non-fiction series, It's True! more...

  • Situational Prison Controlby Richard Wortley

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Wortley examines the control of prison disorder through the application of situational crime prevention principles. more...

  • Delinquent Networksby Jerzy Sarnecki

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A network analysis of over 22,000 delinquent youths in Stockholm between 1991?5. more...