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  • Reform in the Makingby Ann Chih Lin

    Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 35.00

    Is it time to give up on rehabilitating criminals? Record numbers of Americans are going to prison, and most of them will eventually return to society with a high chance of becoming repeat offenders. But a decision to abandon rehabilitation programs now would be premature warns Ann Chih Lin, who finds that little attention has been given to how these... 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...

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Emily Salisbury

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 54.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... more...

  • Interprofessionalität in der Tagesbetreuungby Heidrun Wulfekühler; Silvia Wiedebusch; Stephan Maykus; Stephan Rietmann; Marijan Renic

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Dieser Band leistet einen Beitrag zur Klärung von Interprofessionalität in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe, im Speziellen im Feld der Tagesbetreuung bzw. Familienzentren, beschreibt Netzwerkarbeit als unverzichtbare Grundlage einer erfolgreichen Betreuungspraxis der Zukunft und konturiert das komplexe Anliegen „Interprofessionalität“... more...

  • Welcoming a New Brother or Sister Through Adoptionby Arleta James

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 24.95

    Welcoming a New Brother or Sister through Adoption is a comprehensive yet accessible guide that describes the adoption process and the impact of adoption on every member of the family, including the adopted child. The book is peppered with real life stories and direct quotes from children, which make it a realistic and insightful resource. more...

  • Inside Transracial Adoptionby Beth Hall; Gail Steinberg

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 24.95

    Inside Transracial Adoption is an accessible, authoritative guide on how to navigate the challenges that parents can face with the adoption of a child from a different race and culture. It is an invaluable guide for parents - whether considering transracial adoption for the first time or experienced veterans - or the people who support them. more...

  • Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Cultureby Claire Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    Today, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture , Claire Grant argues that criminal justice is a key site for the negotiation of new collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring both popular cultural forms and changes in crime policies and criminal... more...

  • Edward and Lane on European Union Lawby D. Edward; R. Lane

    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...

  • Postcards from Cookieby Caroline Clarke

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 13.99

    Award-winning journalist and host of  Black "Enterprise" Business Report Caroline Clarke's moving memoir of her surprise discovery of her birthmother?Cookie Cole, the daughter of Nat King Cole?and the relationship that blossomed between them through the heartfelt messages they exchanged on hundreds of postcards. Caroline Clarke was born in an era... more...

  • The Orphans' Nine Commandmentsby William Roger Holman

    TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95

    When Roger Bechan was six, his mother packed his suitcase and took him to the Oklahoma Society for the Friendless. He never saw her again. No wonder he and his orphan friends omit the tenth commandment?to "honor your father and mother." His long journey through three orphanages and several foster homes is recalled with surprising humor and insight.... more...