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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 14.95
After a childhood spent in care at Burbank Children's Home, Paolo Hewitt embarks upon a personal journey as an adult to discover whatever happened to his close childhood friends. He reveals their stories - from the funny to inspiring to heart-breaking - and makes new discoveries about himself, his friends and the power of the human spirit. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
A collection of the most shocking, horrifying accounts of true crime ever. Evil knows no boundaries. In 1614, Hungarian countess Elizabeth Báthory died, sealed in a tiny closet in her castle. Her crimes? She was rumored to have bathed in the blood of her victims, which may have numbered in the hundreds. More recently, Russia?s Andrei Chikatilo,... 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 Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for...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...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Adoption and surrogate pregnancy are the two most realistic options currently available for millions of couples unable to have biological children. This text covers the ways in which adoption and surrogate pregnancy overlap and influence each other, the nuances that further complicate matters, and the controversies surrounding both issues. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 21.75
Cet ouvrage trace les moments forts de l'évolution de la protection de l'enfance au Québec. Les différents thèmes abordés par les auteurs, de la délinquance à l'adoption en passant par le rôle des communautés religieuses, témoignent de cette préoccupation de situer la question de la... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 28.00
Working with children and families is a challenging, skilled and rewarding area of social work practice. It involves working in diverse settings with various groups of professionals, such as the police, schools, hospitals and community organisations. The current edition of this popular book has been updated to equip students with the knowledge and... 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 50.00
Quickly acquire the practical coverage and guidance you need to understand the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education, and related services to children with disabilities. To understand it thoroughly,... more...