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  • The First Civil Rightby Naomi Murakawa

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    The explosive rise in the U.S. incarceration rate in the second half of the twentieth century, and the racial transformation of the prison population from mostly white at mid-century to sixty-five percent black and Latino in the present day, is a trend that cannot easily be ignored. Many believe that this shift began with the "tough on crime"... more...

  • A Handbook for Correctional Psychologistsby Kevin M. Corriea

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 38.95

    Correctional psychology is an area of specialization that has recently enjoyed explosive growth along with the burgeoning United States prison population and the renewed interest in providing correctional rehabilitation programs that reduce inmate recidivism. This completely revised and updated second edition continues to provide an overview of empirical... more...

  • The Penal Systemby Mick Cavadino; James Dignan

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 58.00

    Since the publication of the First Edition , The Penal System has been THE essential resource for students and academics in criminal justice and criminology. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to provide the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of punishment and the penal system available. This Fourth Edition provides... more...

  • The Prisoner Societyby Ben Crewe

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 49.99

    While the use of imprisonment continues to rise in developed nations, we have little sociological knowledge of the prison's inner world. Based on extensive fieldwork in a medium-security prison, The Prisoner Society: Power, Adaptation and Social Life in an English Prison provides an in-depth analysis of the prison's social anatomy. It explains... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Punishment and Societyby Jonathan Simon; Richard Sparks

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 93.00

    Bringing together contributions from internationally renowned names in the field, this engaging and lively handbook is a definitive resource to the controversial topic of punishment and society. more...

  • Tamil Tigressby Niromi de Soyza

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17

    In 1987, 17-year old Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. Equipped with a rifle and cyanide capsule she was one of the rebels' first female soldiers. Now married and living in suburban Sydney, this is her story of her time as a guerrilla. more...

  • "Rom ist eine Welt in sich"by Carl Ludwig Fernow; Margrit Glaser; Margrit Glaser; Harald Tausch; Harald Tausch

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 74.43

    Hauptbeschreibung In zahlreichen Disziplinen zeichnet sich in jüngerer Zeit ein lebhaftes Interesse an Carl Ludwig Fernow ab. Ein Desiderat der Forschung ist es, Kontext und Genese seiner Ideen auf einer zuverlässigen Materialbasis nachvollziehen zu können. In der umfassend kommentierten Briefedition werden erstmals alle ermittelbaren Briefe des... more...

  • 30 Minuten Rückkehr aus dem Auslandby Jochen Schuppener; Christine Schuppener

    Gabal Verlag 2012; US$ 4.72

    Die Wiedereingliederung von Auslandsrückkehrern ist für viele Firmen und Organisationen ein Problem. Firmen verlieren bis zu 40% ihrer Rückkehrer innerhalb der ersten 12 Monate. Während die meisten Firmen Trainings zur Vorbereitung auf den Auslandsaufenthalt anbieten, sucht man entsprechende Wiedereingliederungsprogramme meist vergeblich. Dieses Buch... more...

  • Adoption im Ausland und Familienbildungby Katharina-Maria Loy

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Die steigende Anzahl ungewollt kinderloser Paare in den westlichen Industrienationen gilt als Hauptgrund für das steigende Interesse an Adoption von Kindern aus dem Ausland. Adoption und andere Formen sozialer Elternschaft gab es in der Menschheitsgeschichte schon immer, doch wie charakterisiert sich Auslandsadoption im Speziellen? In einer Gesellschaft,... more...

  • Alstervergnügen - Zu Fuß - Editionby Ole Albers

    tredition 2014; US$ 4.64

    Wenn man Sven mit einem Wort beschreiben müsste, würde einem wohl als erstes "Nerd" in den Sinn kommen: Computerfreak, mehr On- als Offline und mit starken Defiziten, was die soziale Kompetenz angeht. Wenn er denn mal den Mund aufmacht, so schafft er es zielgerichtet möglichst die Worte zu wählen, die zu einer maximalen Katastrophe führen. Doch... more...