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  • Terrorisme, Europa en strafrechtby M.M. Dolman

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 14.00

    De aanslagen in New York, Washington, D.C. en Pennsylvania op 11 september 2001 hebben ook voor Europa grote gevolgen gehad. In veel landen - waaronder Nederland - zijn in ijltempo VN-verdragen tot bestrijding van terrorisme geratificeerd en in de Europese Unie is een kaderbesluit van die strekking tot stand gebracht. Hierin heeft de leerstoelgroep... more...

  • Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary Chinaby Lena Zhong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in China as well as analyzing the very particular Chinese... more...

  • Freedom's Orphansby David L. Tubbs

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    Has contemporary liberalism's devotion to individual liberty come at the expense of our society's obligations to children? Divorce is now easy to obtain, and access to everything from violent movies to sexually explicit material is zealously protected as freedom of speech. But what of the effects on the young, with their special needs and vulnerabilities?... more...

  • Child Careby Ferguson

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 39.54

    Provides a list of jobs that require working with children, covering the history, typical duties, education or skill requirements, skill building exercises, typical employers, earnings, and outlook for each one. more...

  • Child Welfare and Child Well-Beingby Mary Bruce Webb; Kathryn Dowd; Brenda Jones Harden; John Landsverk; Mark Testa

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    This book features longitudinal findings from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being, a landmark study of children's experiences in the child welfare system. Perspectives are offered from researchers representing multiple disciplines and using diverse and sophisticated analytic approaches. more...

  • Strafvollzugsgesetzby Hans-Dieter Schwind; Alexander Böhm; Jörg-Martin Jehle; Klaus Laubenthal

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 152.37

    This standard commentary is a commentary for practitioners by practitioners and also sufficiently examines the judicature and the academic opinion. The editors and contributors have acquired an abundance of experience with the penal system as practitioners, criminal policy makers, and researchers. The revision of the 5th edition brings this... more...

  • Days of Violenceby Gavin Brown

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    Days of Voilence... The 1923 police strike in Melbourne... The police strike of 1923 resulted in a weekend orgy of destruction. Three persons were killed and property valued at hundreds of thousands of pounds destroyed in the Melbourne central business district. The strike resulted from a breakdown in communication between an inept Chief Commissioner... more...

  • Planning with Children for Better Communitiesby Claire Freeman; Paul Henderson; Jane Kettle

    Policy Press 1999; US$ 29.95

    In addition to clarifying why the issue of children's participation should be prioritised, this book uses examples and case studies from a variety of professions and disciplines in order to explain different methods that can be used to support participation. more...

  • Child Welfareby Harry Hendrick

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 35.95

    This book offers a provocative account of contemporary policies on child welfare and the ideological thrust behind them and provides an informed historical perspective on the evolution of child welfare during the last century. more...

  • Champions for Childrenby Bob Holman

    Policy Press 2001; US$ 35.95

    This book looks at the lives of six inspirational individuals who have made significant contributions to the well-being of disadvantaged children over the course of the 20th century. Based on documentary research and extensive interviews, the book relates personal histories to wider policy and practice developments and makes important connections between... more...