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  • Punishedby Victor M. Rios

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 20.40

    Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, Rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst... more...

  • Debating the Death Penaltyby Hugo Adam Bedau; Paul G. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Experts on both side of the issue--including Paul Cassell, Alexander Kozinski, Louis Pojman, Stephen Bright, Hugo Bedau, Bryan Stevenson, Joshua Marquis, and Governor George Ryan--speak out both for and against capital punishment and the rationale behind their individual beliefs. more...

  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    The New Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling... more...

  • Makes Me Wanna Hollerby Nathan Mccall

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    Examining the complexities of the problems of black youths from an insider's perspective, an African-American journalist recalls his own troubled childhood, his rehabilitation while in prison, and his successful Washington Post career. more...

  • Reducing Youth Gang Violenceby Irving A. Spergel

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 45.99

    Spergel details the efforts of his Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to reduce gang problems, including violence and illegal drug activity. He shows the successes and failures at each level: individual-youth, gang-as-unit, community, and policy development. This is a valuable model and methodology for a comprehensive... more...

  • Police Chief 101by Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 42.95

    Based on forty years of extensive experience, the author draws on current knowledge to provide a thorough overview of the highs and lows of the job. The book provides practical, common sense advice for doing the multitude of jobs the chief faces with effectiveness and efficiency. It furnishes sound advice intended to help the chief retain his physical,... more...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Jane Pickford; Paul Dugmore

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 29.00

    A complete guide to youth justice for social workers. more...

  • Die Unterlassungsstrafbarkeit der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe bei familiärer Kindeswohlgefährdung.by Annika Dießner

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 76.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Gegenstand der Untersuchung bildet die Frage, ob und inwieweit die in der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe Beschäftigten bei Sachverhalten familiärer Kindeswohlgefährdung selbst strafrechtlichen Risiken ausgesetzt sind. Hierzu sind in den letzten Jahren unterschiedliche Entscheidungen ergangen. Im Anschluss an eine einleitende Darstellung... more...

  • Elternrecht bei Trennung aufgrund stationärer jugendstrafrechtlicher Sanktionen.by Christian Reuther

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie passen das in Art. 6 GG garantierte Erziehungsrecht der Eltern und jugendstrafrechtliche Sanktionen zusammen? Dieser bisher kaum thematisierten Problematik geht Christian Reuther am Beispiel von Jugendarrest und Jugendstrafe nach. Er untersucht detailliert, wie Verhängung und Vollzug dieser Sanktionen das Grundrecht der Eltern... more...

  • Strafrechtspraxis und Reform.by Matthias Jahn; Hans Kudlich; Franz Streng

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 83.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Heinz Stöckel hat eine beeindruckende Karriere in der Bayerischen Justiz (zuletzt als Generalstaatsanwalt in Nürnberg) hinter sich, profilierte sich aber zugleich auch in der Forschung und wirkt bis heute mit großem Einsatz in der Lehre. Dies hat die Erlanger Strafrechtslehrer motiviert, ihn mit einer Festschrift zu ehren, die insbesondere... more...