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  • Organisationsrechtliche Aspekte der Aufgabenwahrnehmung im modernen Staat.by Monika John-Koch

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 80.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Verwaltungsorganisationsrecht ist in Bewegung: Neuere Ansätze einer Staats- und Verwaltungsreform verfolgen eine Erfüllung öffentlicher Aufgaben arbeitsteilig zwischen Staat und Gesellschaft, teilweise unter Rückgabe der Verantwortung für die bislang durch den Staat erbrachten gemeinwohlbezogenen Aufgaben an die Gesellschaft.... more...

  • Die Einführung eines Kinderrechtsbeauftragten in Deutschland nach polnischem Vorbild.by Corinna Franke-Wöller

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 83.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Kinderrechte haben in den letzten 20 Jahren aufgrund der geltenden UN-Kinderrechtskonvention stark an Bedeutung gewonnen. In Deutschland gibt es immer wieder Forderungen nach einer Verbesserung der Rechtsstellung von Minderjährigen, wie die aktuelle Debatte um die Einführung von Kinderrechten ins Grundgesetz belegt. Darüber hinaus... more...

  • Countering Terrorism in Britain and Franceby Frank Foley

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    Frank Foley presents the first in-depth comparative analysis of counterterrorist operations in two leading liberal democracies. more...

  • Justice Reinvestmentby Chris Fox; Kevin Albertson; Kevin Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Rising prison numbers on both sides of the Atlantic are cause for concern. Justice Reinvestment is a major movement in criminal justice reform in the US that is also attracting lots of interest in the UK. Justice Reinvestment is an approach to addressing the penal crisis that uses the best available evidence to re-direct resources to more effective... more...

  • Crime as Structured Actionby James W. Messerschmidt

    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...

  • Working Together For Young Childrenby Tricia David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    With 1994 designated the United Nations Year of the Family, young children and their relationship with parents and carers is firmly back on the political agenda. Amongst recent legislation to meet this agenda in Britain is the Children Act 1989. The Act seeks to improve the position and perception of children in society, by stressing the rights of... more...

  • Approximate Justiceby George Sher

    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...

  • Die besondere Bedeutung des Falles gemäß § 24 Abs. 1 Nr. 3 Var. 3 GVGby Alexandra von Berg

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 30.54

    Hauptbeschreibung Die strafprozessrechtliche Arbeit zielt auf eine von den Grundlagen her entwickelte und strukturierte Konkretisierung des Zuständigkeitsmerkmals der "besonderen Bedeutung des Falles". Ausgehend vom Wortlaut werden verschiedene Interpretationsmöglichkeiten aufgezeigt, die im Einzelnen auf ihre Vereinbarkeit mit Systematik, Historik... more...

  • Crimes of Charityby Konrad Bercovici

    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...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change ? and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penal... more...