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  • An Eye for an Eye?by Stephen Nathanson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 34.99

    In the second edition of An Eye for an Eye? Stephen Nathanson evaluates arguments for and against the death penalty, and ultimately defends an abolitionist position to the controversial practice, including arguments that show how and why the death penalty is inconsistent with respect for life and a commitment to justice. A timely new postscript and... more...

  • The Economics of Forced Laborby Paul R. Gregory; Valery Lazarev

    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...

  • Restorative Justice in Transitionby Kerry Clamp

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book explores how restorative justice is used and what its potential benefits are in situations where the state has been either explicitly or implicitly involved in human rights abuses. Restorative justice is increasingly becoming a popular mechanism to respond to crime in democratic settings and while there is a burgeoning literature on these... more...

  • Public Education and Day Careby Carol M. Hoffman

    R&L Education 1985; US$ 12.99

    This handbook is the outgrowth of five years of intensive day care study. As a result, it is the story of one public school district's belief in and commitment to establishing a day care center for its children. more...

  • Life on the Malecónby Jon M. Wolseth

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 30.95

    Life on the Malecón is a narrative ethnography of the lives of street children and youth living in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and the non-governmental organizations that provide social services for them. Writing from the perspective of an anthropologist working as a street educator with a child welfare organization, Jon M. Wolseth follows... more...

  • How to Create a Successful Adoption Portfolioby Madeleine Melcher

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95

    Full of simple and effective design ideas and tips for writing adoption portfolios, this is a step-by-step guide to creating a portfolio that will present you in the best possible light and help the right birth-family to find and choose you. more...

  • Making Families Through Adoptionby Nancy E. Riley; Krista E. Van Vleet

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.25

    Making Families Through Adoption provides a comprehensive look at adoption practices both in the United States and in other cultures, and a general understanding of the practices and ideology of kinship and family. The subject of adoption allows a window into discussions of what constitutes family or kin, the role of biological connectedness, oversight... more...

  • Youth in Foster Careby Bonita Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britainby Lizzie Seal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed ? it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it is necessary to examine how ordinary people learned... more...

  • Second Shelterby Rebecca Haid; Elizabeth W. Donnelly

    Lantern Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    When it is necessary to send your child away for residential therapeutic treatment? How do you choose the right program? Will the program even work? What happens if it doesn't? In answering these questions and many others, Second Shelter gives a comprehensive overview of therapeutic boarding schools and residential treatment facilities in a format... more...