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- 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 Muņiz shows how this influential... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 192.95
Founded in 1963, Dartington Social Research Unit conducts scientific research into child development within the context of children?s services with a view to informing interventions for children in need. Originating from a festschrift to celebrate the work of Roger Bullock, one of Dartington?s first researchers and a Fellow of the Centre for Social... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 32.50
In this book, Muncy explains the continuity of white, middle-class, American female reform activity between the Progressive era and the New Deal. She argues that during the Progressive era, female reformers built an interlocking set of organizations that attempted to control child welfare policy. Within this policymaking body, female progressives... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 19.95
This volume argues that the life prospects of children can be improved substantially by reallocating one per cent of the gross domestic product to children's programmes. Each chapter contains a specific proposal for change, as well as information about the rationale and cost of the initiative. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
Two of the principal and most influential developments within criminal justice policy - taking in a variety of common law jurisdictions during the past thirty years - have been the rise of the `victim movementŋ and the emergence of a distinctive set of practices that have become associated with the term `restorative justiceŋ. Understanding Victims... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Early Childhood Studies critically engages the reader in issues that relate to young children and their lives from a multiprofessional perspective. Whilst offering a theoretically rigorous treatment of issues relating to early childhood studies, the book also provides practical discussion of strategies that could inform multiprofessional practice.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 46.00
Contains the study of policy transfer in criminal justice and crime control. This book focuses upon policy transfer from the USA to the UK, and undertakes an examination of the processes of policy change in the areas perceived as imports from the USA, the privatization of corrections, two and three strikes sentencing, and, zero tolerance policing. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 40.99
This second edition of Helping in Child Protective Services: A Competency-Based Casework Handbook is a comprehensive desk reference that serves as both a daily guide for workers and a training tool for supervisors and administrators. This invaluable resource provides CPS workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to assist vulnerable families,... more...