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  • Settling Accountsby John Borneman

    Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 36.95

    As new states in the former East bloc begin to reckon with their criminal pasts in the years following a revolutionary change of regimes, a basic pattern emerges: In those states where some form of retributive justice has been publicly enacted, there has generally been much less of a recourse to collective retributive violence. In Settling Accounts... more...

  • Social Work with Children and Familiesby Maureen O'Loughlin; Steve O'Loughlin

    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...

  • Staatliches Selbstverteidigungsrecht gegen terroristische Gewalt.by Michael Scholz

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Michael Scholz befasst sich mit einem der heikelsten und zugleich aktuellsten Themen des Völkerrechts. Im Vordergrund stehen dabei die Selbstverteidigungsbefugnisse gegen den internationalen Terrorismus auf dem Hoheitsgebiet anderer Staaten, etwa solcher Staaten, die Terroristen einen Zufluchtsort gewähren oder von ihnen mangels... more...

  • A Theory of Foreign Policyby Glenn Palmer; T. Clifton Morgan

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    This book presents a general explanation of how states develop their foreign policy. The theory stands in contrast to most approaches--which assume that states want to maximize security--by assuming that states pursue two things, or goods, through their foreign policy: change and maintenance. States, in other words, try both to change aspects of the... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and adaptation of criminal justice and penal systems, largely... more...

  • Umgangsrecht aus systemischer Sicht der Jugendhilfeby Karin Gerstner

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.14

    Zu den Aufgaben der Mitarbeiter des Jugendamtes zählt u.a. die Beratung gemäß §§ 17 und 18 KJHG in Fragen der Trennung/Scheidung und des Umgangsrechts. Bei der Beratung zum Umgangsrecht werden die Jugendamtsmitarbeiter mit unterschiedlichen Lebenslagen der betroffenen Eltern, Kinder und Jugendlichen konfrontiert. Anhand einer Aktenanalyse zum Umgangsrecht... more...

  • Understanding Costs and Outcomes in Child Welfare Servicesby Harriet Ward; Samantha McDermid; Lisa Holmes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 95.00

    Today's child welfare services operate under a limited supply of resources. This book explains how finite resources can be used most effectively, providing social work managers and policymakers with a comprehensive costing model to assess the links between needs, costs and outcomes across the full range of child welfare services. more...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    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...

  • Vergemeinschaftung durch Bauen.by Johannes Süßmann

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 74.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Fürstbischof Johann Philipp Franz von Schönborn leitete 1719 in Würzburg einen umfassenden Stadtumbau ein. Am Beispiel dieser einen, bedeutenden Neugestaltung - sie bildete den (heute verschwundenen) Kontext der Würzburger Residenz - fragt der Autor nach dem Sinn fürstlichen Bauens in jener Epoche überhaupt. Die Studie führt vor... more...