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  • A Theory of Foreign Policyby Glenn Palmer; T. Clifton Morgan

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    This book presents a general explanation of how states develop their foreign policy. The theory stands in contrast to most approaches--which assume that states want to maximize security--by assuming that states pursue two things, or goods, through their foreign policy: change and maintenance. States, in other words, try both to change aspects of the... more...

  • Justice Reinvestmentby Chris Fox; Kevin Albertson; Kevin Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Rising prison numbers on both sides of the Atlantic are cause for concern. Justice Reinvestment is a major movement in criminal justice reform in the US that is also attracting lots of interest in the UK. Justice Reinvestment is an approach to addressing the penal crisis that uses the best available evidence to re-direct resources to more effective... more...

  • Working Together For Young Childrenby Tricia David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    With 1994 designated the United Nations Year of the Family, young children and their relationship with parents and carers is firmly back on the political agenda. Amongst recent legislation to meet this agenda in Britain is the Children Act 1989. The Act seeks to improve the position and perception of children in society, by stressing the rights of... more...

  • The Science of Crime Measurementby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society ? but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding crime statistics? All too often we take the measurement... more...

  • Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Travis C. Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice  is designed to promote the understanding of various quantitative research methods and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To this end a number of top scholars have been assembled to provide their insights on a variety of 'cutting... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justiceby Francis Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition. This textbook provides the... more...

  • Eltern und Schule in Schleswig-Holsteinby Reinhart Pfautsch

    Deutscher Gemeindeverlag 2014; US$ 9.26

    Die bewährte Broschüre enthält die wichtigsten schulrechtlichen Regelungen für Eltern. Insbesondere sind darin die aktuellen elternrechtlichen Bestimmungen des Schulgesetzes vom 24. Januar 2007, die Wahlordnung für Elternbeiräte, die Beiratsentschädigungsverordnung und die Wahlordnung für den Landesschulbeirat aufgenommen worden. Jede Elternvertreterin... more...

  • Intellectual Disability: Criminal and Civil Forensic Issuesby Michael Chafetz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 40.99

    Courts recognize that those who are involved in medico-legal proceedings have a stake in the outcome of their psychological assessment, regardless of whether they are high- or low-functioning individuals. Accounting for the validity of the evaluation in low-functioning examinees is frequently made more difficult by impairment; when evaluating testimony... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby John T. Whitehead; Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8 th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for... more...

  • Countering Terrorism in Britain and Franceby Frank Foley

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    Frank Foley presents the first in-depth comparative analysis of counterterrorist operations in two leading liberal democracies. more...