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  • Adopting Maternityby Nora Moosnick

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 61.00

    Examines issues surrounding adoption across racial and national lines and contrasts this with monoracial adoption, and provides feminist analysis of the experience of mothering adopted children. more...

  • Inside Storyby Peter Lloyd

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 22.72

    The much-anticipated and extraordinarily compelling account of Peter Lloyd's very public fall from grace on drug charges in Singapore. more...

  • Comprendre la famille Vby Marie Simard; Jacques Alary

    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...

  • La rue attractiveby Michel Parazelli

    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...

  • 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$ 30.00

    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$ 42.79

    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, it nevertheless broadens and enlivens the current debate. more...