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  • Child Welfareby Harry Hendrick

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 35.95

    This book offers a provocative account of contemporary policies on child welfare and the ideological thrust behind them and provides an informed historical perspective on the evolution of child welfare during the last century. more...

  • Champions for Childrenby Bob Holman

    Policy Press 2001; US$ 35.95

    This book looks at the lives of six inspirational individuals who have made significant contributions to the well-being of disadvantaged children over the course of the 20th century. Based on documentary research and extensive interviews, the book relates personal histories to wider policy and practice developments and makes important connections between... more...

  • Childhood Poverty and Social Exclusionby Tess Ridge

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 32.50

    Childhood poverty and social exclusion offers a rare and valuable opportunity to understand the issues and concerns that low-income children themselves identify as important. Using child-centred research methods to explore children's own accounts of their lives, this original book raises critical issues for both policy and practice. more...

  • Strafvollzugsgesetzby Hans-Dieter Schwind; Alexander Böhm; Jörg-Martin Jehle; Klaus Laubenthal

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 150.69

    This standard commentary is a commentary for practitioners by practitioners and also sufficiently examines the judicature and the academic opinion. The editors and contributors have acquired an abundance of experience with the penal system as practitioners, criminal policy makers, and researchers. The revision of the 5th edition brings this... more...

  • Governing Through Globalised Crimeby Mark J. Findlay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Governing through Globalised Crime provides an analysis of the impact of globalisation of crime on the governance capacity of the international criminal justice system. It explores how the perceived increased risk in global security has resulted in a reformulation of the relationship between crime and governance. The book seeks to argue that values... more...

  • A Guide to Russian Adoptionby Alisa Karwowski

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00

    This practical book explains the process of adopting a child from Russia, from first contact with a Russian agency through bonding with the adopted child back at home. Karwowski provides a resource that parents can carry along as they navigate the paperwork, the home assessment, court hearings, medical exams, and financial components of what can otherwise... more...

  • Virtual Apprentice: FBI Agentby Gail Karlitz

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    Each accessible book includes: - A behind-the-scenes look at the featured industry; - Profiles of working professionals that offer an inside peek at what they do; - "Reality Check" sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them; - "Find Out More" and "Check It Out" sidebars for further research; - "A... more...

  • Public Safety and Law Enforcementby A. S. Forbes

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.94

    In today's dynamic employment scene it is common for professionals to change careers during their working lives. Whether to seek fresh challenges, live a preferred lifestyle, or find a more personally satisfying line of work, more and more people are choosing new and different career paths. Sometimes experienced workers are forced to launch a new... more...

  • Never Enoughby William Voegeli

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 17.95

    Since the beginning of the New Deal, American liberals have insisted that the government must do more?much more?to help the poor, to increase economic security, to promote social justice and solidarity, to reduce inequality, and to mitigate the harshness of capitalism. Nonetheless, liberals have never answered, or even acknowledged, the corresponding... more...

  • Police Assessment Testingby John L. Coleman

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 47.95

    Assessment centers continue to be the most accurate and concise testing procedures available for determining the candidate that is better suited for a position and/or advancement. This fourth edition of Police Assessment Testing represents a significant updating of many of the chapters from the previous edition. In terms of organization and topics,... more...