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  • Surviving in Correctionsby David Kalinich; Terry Pitcher

    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...

  • Mamalitaby Jessica O'Dwyer

    Seal Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    This gripping memoir details an ordinary American woman?s quest to adopt a baby girl from Guatemala in the face of overwhelming adversity. At only 32 years old, Jessica O?Dwyer experiences early menopause, seemingly ending her chances of becoming a mother. Years later, married but childless, she comes across a photo of a two-month-old girl on a Guatemalan... more...

  • Mean Streetsby John Hagan; Bill McCarthy

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 32.00

    A field study, featuring intensive personal interviews, of young people living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver. more...

  • At Home in the Streetby Tobias Hecht

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 21.00

    This book lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children. more...

  • Support Programs for Ex-Offendersby Harry Spiller

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    The United States has the highest documented incarceration rate in the world; in 2008, for every 100,000 citizens, 764 were in jails or prisons. Nearly half of ex-convicts commit crimes following release, a statistic which has given rise to support programs that facilitate successful reintegration to society outside of prison. This directory offers... more...

  • Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life after Punishmentby Stephen Farrall; Richard Sparks; Shadd Maruna; Mike Hough

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.79

    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...

  • Kriminalpädagogik im Jugendalterby Jana Buhrmester

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.07

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Autorin beschäftigt sich zunächst mit verschiedenen biologischen, psychologischen, sozialstrukturellen und multifaktoriellen Kriminalitätstheorien. Dadurch erhält der Leser einen ausgewählten Einblick über mögliche Hintergründe straffälligen Verhaltens. Im weiteren Verlauf der Arbeit wird der Leser über verschiedene Aspekte... more...

  • Management Appraisalby Tilman Gerhardt; Jörg Ritter; Heinrich von Pierer

    Campus Verlag 2004; US$ 18.45

    Hauptbeschreibung Was taugen die Manager eines Unternehmens? Wie lassen sich teure Managementfehler vermeiden? Wie erkennt man die Toptalente unter den Führungskräften? Das Management Appraisal beantwortet als zentrales Instrumentarium zur Analyse des Potenzials der Manager eines Unternehmens diese Fragen. Die Autoren sind Berater bei Europas größter... more...

  • The Ballad of Knuckles McGrawby Lois Peterson

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 7.95

    After Kevin's mother abandons him, he takes refuge in his fantasy of becoming a cowboy, but his reality is a foster home and grandparents he doesn't know. more...

  • Restorative Justice in Practiceby Joanna Shapland; Gwen Robinson; Angela Sorsby

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 52.95

    Restorative justice has made significant progress in recent years and now plays an increasingly important role in and alongside the criminal justice systems of a number of countries in different parts of the world. In many cases, however, successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses have not been evaluated sufficiently systematically and comprehensively,... more...