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  • Über legitime Herrschaftby Karin Glaser

    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...

  • Justice Reinvestmentby Chris Fox; Kevin Albertson; Kevin Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book looks at the experience of Justice Reinvestment in the US and the challenges that this particular type of holistic, evidence-based, economically driven approach to criminal justice reform will pose in the UK. more...

  • Working Together For Young Childrenby Tricia David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    With 1994 designated the United Nations Year of the Family, young children and their relationship with parents and carers is firmly back on the political agenda. Amongst recent legislation to meet this agenda in Britain is the Children Act 1989. The Act seeks to improve the position and perception of children in society, by stressing the rights of... more...

  • Predictive Policingby Walter L. Perry; Brian McInnis; Carter C. Price; Susan C. Smith; John S. Hollywood

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Predictive policing is the use of analytical techniques to identify targets for police intervention with the goal of preventing crime, solving past crimes, or identifying potential offenders and victims. These tools are not a substitute for integrated approaches to policing, nor are they a crystal ball. This guide assesses some of the most promising... more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Roger Hood; Carolyn Hoyle

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    The 4th edition of this authoritative study of the death penalty, now written jointly with Carolyn Hoyle, brings up-to-date developments in the movement to abolish the death penalty worldwide. It draws on Roger Hood's experience as consultant to the United Nations for the UN Secretary General's five-yearly surveys of capital punishment and... more...

  • Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fieldsby Hannah Smithson; Tim Bateman; Leanne Monchuk; Garner Clancey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    ‘Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)’, ‘designing out crime’, ‘safer by design’, ‘secured by design’ or any of the other ‘flavours’ of manipulating the built environment to prevent crime, invariably engender an inter-disciplinary approach. This work is frequently the domain of architects,... 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...

  • CCTVby Inga Kroener

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Central state and non-covert surveillance began in earnest at the start of the twentieth century. By the start of the twenty-first century, the UK was one of the most surveilled societies on earth. This timely volume by Inga Kroener analyses the particular combination of factors that have created this surveillance state. more...

  • The Street Casinoby Simon Harding

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    Simon Harding proposes an unique theoretical perspective on survival in violent street gangs which offers new evidence on gang behaviour, dynamics, affiliation and risks in inner city areas. more...

  • Die Einführung eines Kinderrechtsbeauftragten in Deutschland nach polnischem Vorbild.by Corinna Franke-Wöller

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 100.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Kinderrechte haben in den letzten 20 Jahren aufgrund der geltenden UN-Kinderrechtskonvention stark an Bedeutung gewonnen. In Deutschland gibt es immer wieder Forderungen nach einer Verbesserung der Rechtsstellung von Minderjährigen, wie die aktuelle Debatte um die Einführung von Kinderrechten ins Grundgesetz belegt. Darüber hinaus... more...