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  • "Zero Tolerance" gegen soziale Randgruppen?by Susanne Paula Leiterer

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 65.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Autorin behandelt die aktuellen Polizeistrategien gegenüber Personengruppen, deren Lebensmittelpunkt auf öffentlichen Straßen und Plätzen liegt, die so genannten sozialen Randgruppen. Vorbild für diese Polizeistrategien waren die New Yorker "Zero Tolerance"-Strategie und die "Broken Windows"-Theorie. Susanne Leiterer untersucht... more...

  • Kinderorientierte Familientherapieby Bernd Reiners

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 21.04

    Die Kinderorientierte Familientherapie (KOF) wurde vom norwegischen Psychologen Martin Soltvedt entwickelt und führt die Kinderperspektive in die familientherapeutische Arbeit ein. KOF eignet sich für Familien mit Kindern von bis zu zehn Jahren, die in Familiengesprächen oft aus dem Blick geraten. Das neue schulenübergreifende Verfahren vereint Elemente... more...

  • Crimeby Clarence Darrow

    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...

  • POLICE REFORM FROM BOTTOM UPby Monique Marks; David Sklansky

    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...

  • Forensicsby Val McDermid

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 16.00

    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces. Forensics uncovers... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policyby John Eekelaar; Rob George

    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...

  • Banged Up!by David Leslie

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    The wartime double agent with a transmitter in his cell to contact suffragettes; the doctor hanged as he smiled to the farewells of lovers on the scaffold; the con who defied a gangland godfather and escaped the bromide in the prison tea; aristocrats and arsonists . . . The screws who guard Britain's prisons have seen them all. Stir! is the story... more...

  • Woman in Prisonby Caroline H. Woods

    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...

  • Kriminalität in Münchenby Reinhard Heydenreuter

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.51

    Der wirtschaftliche Aufstieg Münchens zur mächtigsten Handelsstadt und schließlich zur Residenzstadt des Herzogtums Bayern ließ bald auch die Kriminalität ansteigen, und so hören wir schon im 13. Jahrhundert von Brandstiftungen, Morden, Aufständen und der entsprechenden Reaktion der Obrigkeit: Es wurde gehängt, geköpft und ertränkt. Auf dem Galgenplatz,... more...

  • Police Administrationby Gary W. Cordner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95

    This text examines police administration from multiple perspectives: a systems perspective (emphasizing the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human behavioral perspective (the human element in organizations);... more...