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- Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 39.99
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 28.95
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 129.00
Criminal enterprises are growing in sophistication. Terrorism is an ongoing security threat. The general public is more knowledgeable about legal matters. These developments, among others, necessitate new methods in police work - and in training new recruits and in-service officers. Given these challenges, improvements in training are a vital means... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99
How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 64.99
Social workers today not only face competing claims concerning the rights and needs of children and youth, but they also confront contradictions between policy and practice. Social workers are expected to fight for the best interests of the child, even though financial support for children's welfare and education grows scarce. They are asked to save... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 44.95
With his dirty, tattered clothes and hollowed-out face, the image of Oliver Twist is the enduring symbol of the young indigent spilling out of the orphanages and haunting the streets of late-nineteenth-century London. He is the victim of two evils: an aristocratic ruling class and, more directly, neglectful parents. Although poor children were... more...
- Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 32.95
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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
?Dieses Buch geht der Frage nach, unter welchen Bedingungen Herrschaft als rechtmäßig anerkannt wird. Es bietet eine Einführung in diverse Ansätze der Legitimitätstheorie und erarbeitet den Wandel des Legitimitätsverständnisses über die Jahrhunderte. Dabei werden unter anderem Legitimitätskonzepte nach Jean... more...