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  • Intellectual Disabilityby Michael Chafetz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    This book on intellectual disability (ID) and the law provides helpful guidelines for assessing validity in low-functioning claimants. It charts recent advances in psychological and neuropsychological assessment pertaining to civil and criminal proceedings while examining issues such as validity and motivation, assessments of disability, criminal and... more...

  • Criminal Justice Ethicsby Sharon Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range of ethical dilemmas specific to various justice... more...

  • Harmful societiesby Simon A. Pemberton

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    This book is the first to theorise and define the social harm concept beyond criminology and seeks to address these omissions and in doing so provide a platform for future debates, in this series and beyond. more...

  • The Politics of Child Support in Americaby Jocelyn Elise Crowley

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Explores the topic of policy innovation by examining American child support. more...

  • Forty Years of Research, Policy and Practice in Children's Servicesby Nick Axford; Vashti Berry; Michael Little; Louise Morpeth

    Wiley 2005; US$ 198.95 US$ 172.42

    Founded in 1963, Dartington Social Research Unit conducts scientific research into child development within the context of children?s services with a view to informing interventions for children in need. Originating from a festschrift to celebrate the work of Roger Bullock, one of Dartington?s first researchers and a Fellow of the Centre for Social... more...

  • Creating a Female Dominion in American Reform, 1890-1935by Robyn Muncy

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 32.50 US$ 27.95

    In this book, Muncy explains the continuity of white, middle-class, American female reform activity between the Progressive era and the New Deal. She argues that during the Progressive era, female reformers built an interlocking set of organizations that attempted to control child welfare policy. Within this policymaking body, female progressives... more...

  • Early Childhood Studiesby Liz Jones; Rachel Holmes; John Powell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Early Childhood Studies critically engages the reader in issues that relate to young children and their lives from a multiprofessional perspective. Whilst offering a theoretically rigorous treatment of issues relating to early childhood studies, the book also provides practical discussion of strategies that could inform multiprofessional practice.... more...

  • Understanding Victims and Restorative Justiceby James Dignan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Two of the principal and most influential developments within criminal justice policy - taking in a variety of common law jurisdictions during the past thirty years - have been the rise of the `victim movement┐ and the emergence of a distinctive set of practices that have become associated with the term `restorative justice┐. Understanding Victims... more...

  • Policy Transfer And Criminal Justiceby Trevor Jones; Tim Newburn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 46.00

    Contains the study of policy transfer in criminal justice and crime control. This book focuses upon policy transfer from the USA to the UK, and undertakes an examination of the processes of policy change in the areas perceived as imports from the USA, the privatization of corrections, two and three strikes sentencing, and, zero tolerance policing. more...

  • Health in Prisonsby L. Moeller

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00

    Based on the experience of many countries in the WHO European Region and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and prison staff. This requires... more...