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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.29
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$ 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...
- Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99
Every day, thousands of police officers willingly put their lives in danger to uphold their pledge to protect and serve the public. Once respected for their dedication and professionalism, police officers are now used as scapegoats—the victims of second guessing and racial issues. Allegations of excessive force and police brutality are rampant. Cases... more...
- Good Books 2015; US$ 14.95
What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison? This book brings together photographic portraits of 30 children whose parents are incarcerated, along with their thoughts and reflections, in their own words. As Taylor says, "I want other kids to know that, even though your parents are locked up, they're not bad people. "And I want... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
This book presents a simple and direct three-step approach for developing effective safeguarding practice, providing structured guidance for frontline managers and practitioners. 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00
Each volume of the Library in a Book series is carefully designed to be a complete first-stop resource for research on important issues and events, many of which strongly affect the United States. Clearly written and organized, the books give the researcher an objective overview of the subject and a wealth of information in a variety of formats, as... more...