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  • Torture and Dignityby J. M. Bernstein

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this unflinching look at the experience of suffering and one of its greatest manifestations?torture?J.M. Bernstein critiques the repressions of traditional moral theory, showing that our morals are not immutable ideals but fragile constructions that depend on our experience of suffering itself. Morals, Bernstein argues, not only guide our conduct... more...

  • The School-To-Prison Pipelineby Christopher A. Mallett

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 55.00

    The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courts—often for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first... more...

  • A History of English Prison Administrationby Sean Mcconville

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 180.00

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons,... more...

  • The Probation and Parole Treatment Planner, with DSM 5 Updatesby Arthur E. Jongsma; Bradford Bogue; Anjali Nandi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 60.00

    This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 30 behaviorally based presenting problems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions?plus space to record your own treatment plan options A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and third-party... more...

  • Understanding Mass Incarcerationby James Kilgore

    The New Press 2015; US$ 17.95

    We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...

  • Offenders, Deviants or Patients?by Herschel Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ?historic sex offending, ?hate? crime, homicide and other acts of serious... more...

  • How Chinese Are You?by Andrea Louie

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China and Chinese culture, as many adoptive families today try to honor what they view as their children?s ?birth culture.? However, transnational, transracial... more...

  • Advancing Knowledge on Organizational Change and Public Sector Workby David Pick; Stephen Teo; Lars Tummers; Cameron Newton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contributes to the need for thoughtful and critical assessment of organizational change (such as that induced via NPM) and public sector work. The chapters are methodologically very diverse, including longitudinal case studies, surveys, interviews and narrative methods. It also has a wide international scope with studies from the US, UK,... more...

  • Übergänge ressourcenorientiert gestalten: Von der Familie in die Kindertagesbetreuungby Renate Niesel; Wilfried Griebel; Petra Büker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 18.61

    Innerhalb der Frühpädagogik ist das Themenfeld der "Übergänge" gegenwärtig von hoher Aktualität. Der Band beschäftigt sich mit der pädagogischen Gestaltung und Begleitung des ersten Übergangs von der Familie in eine Tageseinrichtung. Die aktuelle Diskussion zu den Erkenntnissen der Bildungsforschung und zu den Qualitäten der Tagesbetreuung... more...

  • Lives of Incarcerated Womenby Candace Kruttschnitt; Catrien Bijleveld

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women?s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women?s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective that encompasses women?s pathways to prison, their... more...