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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 31.99
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99
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...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 29.29
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...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
Predictive policing is the use of analytical techniques to identify targets for police intervention with the goal of preventing crime, solving past crimes, or identifying potential offenders and victims. These tools are not a substitute for integrated approaches to policing, nor are they a crystal ball. This guide assesses some of the most promising... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 69.99
The 4th edition of this authoritative study of the death penalty, now written jointly with Carolyn Hoyle, brings up-to-date developments in the movement to abolish the death penalty worldwide. It draws on Roger Hood's experience as consultant to the United Nations for the UN Secretary General's five-yearly surveys of capital punishment and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), designing out crime, safer by design, secured by design or any of the other flavours of manipulating the built environment to prevent crime, invariably engender an inter-disciplinary approach. This work is frequently the domain of architects,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
While the provision in Children?s and Young People?s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are central to practitioners working across the 0-19 sector.... more...
- 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...