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  • The Executioners Bibleby Steven Fielding

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 7.28

    "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...

  • Das Straßenkinderprojekt als Organisationby Anna Schmid

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    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...

  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Your Adopted Childby Corrie Lynn Player; Brette McWhorter Sember

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.26

    For the estimated 2 million families in the United States waiting to adopt a child, the decision of which avenue to pursue can be overwhelming: domestic or international, older child versus younger, children with special needs--and the list goes on. This title offers all the information any potential or newly adoptive parent might need. This essential... more...

  • The Complete Adoption Bookby Laura Beauvais-Godwin; Raymond Godwin

    F+W Media 2005; US$ 18.95 US$ 15.54

    Whether you choose to pursue independent, agency, or international adoption, The Complete Adoption Book, 3rd Edition is the most comprehensive and authoritative adoption book you can use to guide you through the process--from deciding if adoption is right for you to budgeting your expenses to interviewing birth mothers. As adoption professionals and... more...

  • From Ecstasy to Agony and Backby Barnabe D'Souza

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95

    From Ecstasy to Agony and Back presents the journey of adolescent street drug-addicts—from psychological brokenness resulting from family disruption to the process of mending; from abuse, trauma and vulnerability to building up of self-esteem, talents and personality; and finally to the process of moving off the streets. Based on the author’s... more...

  • Man who stole the Cyprusby Warwick Hirst

    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...

  • Asphalt Children and City Streetsby Mônica Mesquita; Sal Restivo; Ubiratan D?Ambrosio

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • The Prisoner Societyby Ben Crewe

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    The Prisoner Society offers an in-depth sociological analysis of prison life drawn from the life stories and experiences of prisoners and the testimony of officers, managers and prison governors at the UK prison HMP Wellingborough, a medium security prison. more...

  • Invitation to an Executionby Gordon Bakken

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    These original essays examine the complex history of the death penalty, focusing on specific geographic areas to illuminate the circumstances of law and politics. more...

  • The Morality of Punishment (Routledge Revivals)by Alfred C Ewing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1929, this book explores the crucial, ethical question of the objects and the justification of punishment. Dr. A. C. Ewing considers both the retributive theory and the deterrent theory on the subject whilst remaining commendably unprejudiced. The book examines the views which emphasize the reformation of the offender and the education... more...