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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 90.95
Following nearly 100 years of abolitionist efforts for reform, Article 102 of the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany marked the constitutional end of legal capital punishment. What were the reasons behind this surprising decision taken by lawmakers to ban this ultimate punishment, particularly considering the fact that ruling... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 224.00 US$ 194.13
In recent years, research interest has increased both in the needs of punishment by the public and in the psychological processes underlying decisions on sentencing. This comprehensive look at the social psychology of punishment focuses on recent advances, and presents new findings based on the authors’ own empirical research. Chapters explore... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27
The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 11.99
Between them, the three men in the fearsome Pierrepoint dynasty executed over 800 people during a career spanning more than half a century. Henry, his brother Thomas, and his son Albert, dispatched some of the most infamous criminals of the 20th century, and in the process earned a public notoriety that followed them throughout their eventful lives.For... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 5.99
"The Executioner's Bible" tells the story of these working-class men who carried out this gruesome profession until its abolition in the late 1960's. Despite often being unassuming and quiet professionals, men like Albert Pierrepoint, William Billington and many other Chief and Assistant executioners made a name for themselves in a world hungry for... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 20.68
Mehr als 3000 Heime nehmen in Brasilien Straßenkinder auf. Die Qualität dieser Institutionen variiert stark. Reformbemühungen sind im Gange. Es fehlen jedoch empirische Erkenntnisse darüber, wie die charakteristischen Strukturen und Prozesse von Organisationen aussehen, in denen junge Menschen aufwachsen. Anna Schmid untersucht mittels eines organisationspsychologischen... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2008; US$ 15.99
On the evening of 14 August 1829 the government brig Cyprus was sheltering in Recherche Bay on the remote south-east coast of Tasmania when she was captured by eighteen convicts under the leadership of William Swallow, a prisoner for life. Eight years earlier he had stowed away on a ship to England only to be eventually arrested and sent to Hobart... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.47
This work explores the urban experiences of street children in sao paulo, brazil through the mathematical epistemic regimes at the core of their survival strategies. We also draw attention to the situation of street children across time, space, culture, and history. Our goal is to recognize, understand, and validate forms of mathematics constructed... more...