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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 40.99
In this engaging and provocative book, Sher explores the normative moral and social problems that arise from living in a decidedly non-ideal world_a world that contains immorality, evil, and injustice, and in which resources (including knowledge) are often inadequate. Sher confronts difficult issues surrounding preferential treatment and equal opportunity,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2003; US$ 85.00
The second edition of [http://www.wlupress.wlu.ca/Catalog/kufeldt-2.shtml Child Welfare: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice ] will be available in April 2011. Click under By the same editor in the right column or visit the [http://www.wlupress.wlu.ca/Catalog/kufeldt-2.shtml webpage] for more information and to order. In 1994 a group of... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
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...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95
Corrections in Canada: Policy and Practice, Second Edition examines the Canadian correctional policy and practice. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that tackle a specific area of concern. The first chapter provides an introductory discourse about the Canadian correctional system. The next chapter discusses the history of Canadian Correction. Chapter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book brings together a collection of leading international experts to explore the lessons learnt through implementation and the future directions of crime prevention policies. Through a comparative analysis of developments in crime prevention policies across a number of European countries, contributors address questions such as: How has 'the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 34.99
James W. Messerschmidt?s groundbreaking book Crime as Structured Action demonstrates that to understand crime, we must understand how crime operates through a complex series of gender, race, sexual, and class practices. more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99
In this thought-provoking volume, author Konrad Bercovici takes an in-depth look at organized charity as it existed in the early twentieth century. Although Bercovici acknowledges that many disadvantaged populations need some sort of assistance to make ends meet, he marshals a series of compelling arguments against the kind of help that fosters dependence... more...