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- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
True-crime fans and readers interested in the history of American jurisprudence should definitely add Crime: Its Cause and Treatment to their must-read list. Penned by famed lawyer Clarence Darrow, this penetrating look at the origins of criminal behavior draws on Darrow's own experiences defending such infamous characters as the teenage thrill-killers... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.22
Die Anregung, eine Dekade der Gewaltlosigkeit auszurufen, ging auf die so genannten Historischen Friedenskirchen zurück und ist vom Ökumenischen Rat der Kirchen aufgenommen worden. Seither wird intensiver als zuvor, weltweit über das Friedenszeugnis der christlichen Kirchen beraten und versucht, es mit dem Auftrag zu verbinden, Wege zur Einheit der... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the rank-and-file, and line officers have knowledge, skills... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The chapters apply legal, sociological, demographic... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
In the preface to the fascinating volume Woman in Prison, author Caroline H. Adams explains the chance encounter with a classified advertisement that changed the course of her life. It was a help-wanted ad soliciting applicants for the role of prison matron, a type of female warden who oversees the logistical and housekeeping aspects of running a correctional... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 21.99
Former Chicago police officer and mafia associate Fred Pascente is the man who links Tony Spilotro, the protagonist of Nicholas Pileggi?s Casino and one of Chicago?s most notorious mob figures, to William Hanhardt, chief of detectives of the Chicago Police Department. Pascente and Spilotro grew up together on Chicago?s near West Side, and as young... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95
Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, fills the basic training needs for security professionals who want to move into supervisory or managerial positions. Covering everything needed from how to work with today?s generation security force employees to the latest advances in the security industry, Security Supervision and Management,... more...