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  • Empowering the Children?s and Young People?s Workforceby Simon Brownhill

    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...

  • 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...

  • Cheap on Crimeby Prof. Hadar Aviram

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through fiscal prudence and austerity. In Cheap on Crime,... 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 2014; US$ 129.00

    This timely and important work takes a critical look at the shifting role of police, who are becoming increasingly responsible for handling terrorism threats on top of their regular responsibilities. With an unprecedented empirical study, the authors of this book examine whether this increased focus on security-related threats may come at the expense... 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...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change ? and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penal... more...

  • Essentials of IDEA for Assessment Professionalsby Guy McBride; Ron Dumont; John O. Willis; Alan S. Kaufman; Nadeen L. Kaufman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 50.00

    Quickly acquire the practical coverage and guidance you need tounderstand the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act(IDEA) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) governshow states and public agencies provide early intervention, specialeducation, and related services to children with disabilities. To understand it thoroughly,... more...