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  • 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...

  • Social Inclusion in Schoolsby Ben Whitney

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95

    This book provides the busy teacher with all the information they need to make social inclusion a reality within schools. By demonstrating how teachers and schools must work together to promote the wider welfare of all children, the book focuses particularly on the welfare of children on the margins of society who need the most protection. It shows... more...

  • Understanding Modernisation in Criminal Justiceby Paul Senior; Chris Crowther-Dowey; Matt Long

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    How have different criminal justice agencies responded to the modernization process? What forms does modernization take? This book theorizes modernization in the context of criminal justice. It is suitable for those concerned with the administration of criminal justice at both a policy and managerial level. more...

  • Prison, Probation, or Paroleby Paul W. Keve

    University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 67.50

    Much has been written and published about the pressing problems of prison reform, but this book differs from most of the others because it goes more deeply to the heart of the question. The author speaks with the authority of years of experience in the corrections field, yet his analysis and proposals are not only those of an outstanding professional... more...

  • Foster Parenthoodby David Fanshel

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50

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