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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
This book provides in-depth, orignal and critical analyses by leading scholars of the penal systems of 16 nations around the world, focusing on changes in social structure, culture and punishment since 1975. Contributors provide an international and comparative context in which to understand the impact of recent profound economic, social and political... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00
Based on the experience of many countries in the WHO European Region and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and prison staff. This requires... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 67.50
Much has been written and published about the pressing problems of prison reform, but this book differs from most of the others because it goes more deeply to the heart of the question. The author speaks with the authority of years of experience in the corrections field, yet his analysis and proposals are not only those of an outstanding professional... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
This standard commentary is a commentary for practitioners by practitioners and also sufficiently examines the judicature and the academic opinion. The editors and contributors have acquired an abundance of experience with the penal system as practitioners, criminal policy makers, and researchers. The revision of the 5th edition brings this... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00
This practical book explains the process of adopting a child from Russia, from first contact with a Russian agency through bonding with the adopted child back at home. Karwowski provides a resource that parents can carry along as they navigate the paperwork, the home assessment, court hearings, medical exams, and financial components of what can otherwise... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 30.00
Le virage ambulatoire, les nouvelles dispositions de la politique québécoise et le soutien social à l'exercice des rôles parentaux, et leurs influences sur la famille québécoise et ses conditions de vie. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 28.50
Objets de répression ou de compassion, les jeunes de la rue sont méconnus et leur présence soulève habituellement beaucoup d'interrogations et d'inconfort. Certains voient dans ce phénomène l'expression bricolée d'un rite de passage moderne ou d'une émancipation sociale, d'autres en condamnent... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 35.95
This book provides professionals and students with an understanding of the dynamics and problems that correctional workers face within correctional institutions. A general framework for understanding the diversity of behaviors encountered in a correctional setting begins the text. The authors then examine attitudes and behaviors typically displayed... more...