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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 280.00
Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
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...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95
Corrections in Canada: Policy and Practice, Second Edition examines the Canadian correctional policy and practice. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that tackle a specific area of concern. The first chapter provides an introductory discourse about the Canadian correctional system. The next chapter discusses the history of Canadian Correction. Chapter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition. This textbook provides the... more...
- Deutscher Gemeindeverlag 2014; US$ 8.58
Die bewährte Broschüre enthält die wichtigsten schulrechtlichen Regelungen für Eltern. Insbesondere sind darin die aktuellen elternrechtlichen Bestimmungen des Schulgesetzes vom 24. Januar 2007, die Wahlordnung für Elternbeiräte, die Beiratsentschädigungsverordnung und die Wahlordnung für den Landesschulbeirat aufgenommen worden. Jede Elternvertreterin... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 40.99
Courts recognize that those who are involved in medico-legal proceedings have a stake in the outcome of their psychological assessment, regardless of whether they are high- or low-functioning individuals. Accounting for the validity of the evaluation in low-functioning examinees is frequently made more difficult by impairment; when evaluating testimony... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 17.95
We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80
Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China and Chinese culture, as many adoptive families today try to honor what they view as their children?s ?birth culture.? However, transnational, transracial... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered ?dangerous? and how they should be policed in Los Angeles. Ana Muñiz shows how this influential... more...