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- Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00
"The lessons in this book remind us that we canand that we mustdo better, for the sake of our children, their futures, and the sake of our nation. . . . This volume is a call to action, and I encourage everyone who reads it to take steps to ensure that all America's children are given an equal chance to succeed. We must all work together... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00
Women, Murder and Justice examines from a feminist perspective, the legal treatment of women who kill their partners in England. Through an exploration of Crown Prosecution Service files, an in-depth comparative examination of the circumstances in which women and men kill is provided. The book highlights gender differences in the act of murder, the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 95.00
Today's child welfare services operate under a limited supply of resources. This book explains how finite resources can be used most effectively, providing social work managers and policymakers with a comprehensive costing model to assess the links between needs, costs and outcomes across the full range of child welfare services. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 57.99
The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention is the most reliable and the only comprehensive source on research and experience on the prevention of crime in the United States and across the Western world. more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 69.99
Social workers today not only face competing claims concerning the rights and needs of children and youth, but they also confront contradictions between policy and practice. Social workers are expected to fight for the best interests of the child, even though financial support for children's welfare and education grows scarce. They are asked to save... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 53.95
With his dirty, tattered clothes and hollowed-out face, the image of Oliver Twist is the enduring symbol of the young indigent spilling out of the orphanages and haunting the streets of late-nineteenth-century London. He is the victim of two evils: an aristocratic ruling class and, more directly, neglectful parents. Although poor children were... more...
- Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 38.95 US$ 35.44
As new states in the former East bloc begin to reckon with their criminal pasts in the years following a revolutionary change of regimes, a basic pattern emerges: In those states where some form of retributive justice has been publicly enacted, there has generally been much less of a recourse to collective retributive violence. In Settling Accounts... more...