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  • Justice Reinvestmentby Chris Fox; Kevin Albertson; Kevin Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Francine Sherman; Francine Jacobs

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    "The lessons in this book remind us that we can—and that we must—do better, for the sake of our children, their futures, and the sake of our nation. . . . This volume is a call to action, and I encourage everyone who reads it to take steps to ensure that all America's children are given an equal chance to succeed. We must all work together... more...

  • Kids in the Middleby Vikki S. Katz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

      Kids in the Middle explores how children of immigrants use their language capabilities, knowledge of American culture, and facility with media content and devices to help their parents forge connections with local schools, healthcare facilities, and social services as they adjust to life in the United States. Through in-depth inquiry in one Southern... more...

  • L' évolution de la protection de l'enfance au Québecby Renée Joyal

    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...

  • Minorities, Migrants, and Crimeby Ineke Haen Marshall

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 50.00

    This ideal resource is the result of an enthusiastic collaboration of authors from both Europe and the United States. Highlighting diversities and similarities found in law enforcement priorities, punishment philosophy and practices, and media coverage, the volume also includes an enlightening discourse on political, scholarly and public issues critical... more...

  • 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...

  • Policing Controversyby Ian Blair

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 26.67

    The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is often described as the toughest job in the world.He (there has never been a woman in 140 years) is answerable to three bosses, the Mayor of London, the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police Authority, and he has a £3 billion budget to spend, ensuring that he is always at the centre of a political... more...

  • Policing Terrorism, Crime Control, and Police-Community Relationsby Tal Jonathan-Zamir

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This timely and important work takes a critical look at the shifting role of police, who are becoming increasingly responsible for handling terrorism threats on top of their regular responsibilities. With an unprecedented empirical study, the authors of this book examine whether this increased focus on security-related threats may come at the expense... more...

  • Polizeiliche Gefahrenabwehr bei Sportgroßveranstaltungen.by Florian Deusch

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 62.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor untersucht die polizeirechtlichen Fragen, die bei der Absicherung von Sportgroßveranstaltungen gegen gewaltsame Zuschauerausschreitungen auftreten. Nach einer Darstellung der gesellschaftlichen Relevanz des Hooliganismus und der polizeilichen Maßnahmen anlässlich von Sportveranstaltungen werden deren Grundlagen im Verfassungs-... more...

  • The Science of Crime Measurementby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society ? but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding crime statistics? All too often we take the measurement... more...