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- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95
?Baby safe haven? laws, which allow a parent to relinquish a newborn baby legally and anonymously at a specified institutional location?such as a hospital or fire station?were established in every state between 1999 and 2009. Promoted during a time of heated public debate over policies on abortion, sex education, teen pregnancy, adoption, welfare,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 26.00
Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95
This book looks at the realities of adopting a traumatized child. It deals with the complexities in a stark and refreshing way, by examining the impact on the adoptive parents, the adopted child, any birth children and on the family as a unit. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Richmond in the late 19th century was not the genteel peaceful community historians have made it. Virginia's capital was cosmopolitan, boisterous and crime-ridden. From 1905 to 1915 there was an official red light district. The police had their hands full with drunks and riffraff, and a variety of street urchins and waifs--most of whom were very... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
In an era in which social integration is increasingly predicated on digital participation, barrier-free access to the Internet and key information systems has become vital for equal participation in social life. This volume presents the basic theory and practice of designing barrier-free information systems, which are a key element of... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
A key player in the worst prison riot in British history at Strangeways Prison in April 1990, Alan Lord was always in the wrong place at the wrong time. He was drawn to trouble like water to a sponge. After experiencing a troubled childhood during which Alan was in and out of children?s homes – after being put into care at the tender age of eighteen... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 25.99
The United States is the world leader in incarcerating citizens. 707 people out of every 100,000 are imprisoned. If those currently incarcerated in the US prison system were a country, it would be the 102nd most populated nation in the world. Aside from looking at the numbers, if we could look at prison from a new viewpoint, as its own country rather... more...