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  • Kids in the Middleby Vikki S. Katz

    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...

  • The Culture of Controlby David Garland

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 30.99

    The Culture of Control charts the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America over the last 25 years. It explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late modern society has prompted a series of political and cultural adaptations that alter how governments and citizens... more...

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice Research Methodsby Gennaro F. Vito; Julie C. Kunselman; Richard Tewksbury

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 44.95

    This third edition is designed as an introduction to research methods in criminal justice techniques. The detailed information that is generated by research is a management tool that has become a significant part of criminal justice operations. The text discusses the purposes, process, and uses of research that focus on identifying what information... more...

  • Policing Terrorism, Crime Control, and Police-Community Relationsby Tal Jonathan-Zamir

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Explores the expanding role of police into counterterrorism actions Studies the effects of counterterrorism policing on police legitimacy and community relationships Provides recommendations for improving police legitimacy and effectiveness more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    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...

  • Comparative Criminal Justiceby Francis Pakes

    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...

  • Eltern und Schule in Schleswig-Holsteinby Reinhart Pfautsch

    Deutscher Gemeindeverlag 2014; US$ 8.65

    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...

  • Intellectual Disability: Criminal and Civil Forensic Issuesby Michael Chafetz

    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 British Policewomanby Joan Lock

    Robert Hale 2015; US$ 8.74

    Here, now fully updated for the twenty-first century, is the complex and fascinating history of the formation of the British Women Police. Full of drama, intrigue and humour, it also captures, through well-authenticated primary material, the colour and manner of the times. Remarkable women abound in this book, from the wealthy and eccentric Margaret... more...