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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 35.50
Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Buch handelt nicht von Guantanamo. Es nimmt seinen Ausgang von der Kindesentführung Jakob von Metzlers im Jahr 2002. Sie hat die Öffentlichkeit nicht nur tief bewegt, die Tat hat den Rechtsstaat auch an seine Grenzen geführt: Der damalige hessische Vizepolizeipräsident drohte dem Entführer Gäfgen mit Gewalt, um das Leben... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99
Until now, there has been little scholarly analysis of the Soviet Gulag as an economic, social, and political institution, primarily owing to a lack of data. This collection presents the results of years of research by Western and Russian scholars. The authors provide both broad overviews and specific case studies. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
Key features of the book include: Authoritative authorship combining the analysis of a senior academic with the experience of a former judge. Comprehensive and wide-ranging in scope. Structured specifically to reflect the Treaty of Lisbon reorientation and immediate post-Lisbon developments. Extensive reference to primary sources (Treaty, legislation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Royer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became a ceremonial portrayal of redemption as the political, religious and cultural landscape of England evolved. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community. Engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, Escape Routes nevertheless broadens and enlivens the current debate.... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95
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...
- New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 16.95
In a story reminiscent of Dead Man Walking , the murder of golf star Marion Miley enraged the nation. People were finally quieted when three men were arrested, tried and convicted. But on the night of their scheduled execution, the warden, "hang'em high" lawman Jesse Buchanan, is unsure of one prisoner's guilt. His actions change his life forever... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 8.74
"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...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 30.00
From ?an eye for an eye? to debates over capital punishment, humanity has a long and controversial relationship with doling out justice for criminal acts. Today, crime and punishment remain significant parts of our culture, but societies vary greatly on what is considered criminal and how it should be punished. In this global survey of crime and punishment... more...