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  • Harmful societiesby Simon A. Pemberton

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    This book is the first to theorise and define the social harm concept beyond criminology and seeks to address these omissions and in doing so provide a platform for future debates, in this series and beyond. more...

  • Die Ordnung der Kräfteby Günther Pauli

    tredition 2015; US$ 4.65

    Was ist das Böse? Diese Frage gibt es, solange es Menschen gibt. Alle Kulturen, Religionen und Philosophien und auch die Psychologien der modernen Zeit haben sich mit dieser Frage beschäftigt. Gibt es unterschiedliche Arten des Bösen? Welcher Unterschied besteht etwa zwischen Massenmördern wie dem Russen Alexander Pichushkin oder dem Deutschen Fritz... more...

  • Criminal Justice Ethicsby Sharon Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range of ethical dilemmas specific to various justice... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Politics of Child Support in Americaby Jocelyn Elise Crowley

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    Explores the topic of policy innovation by examining American child support. more...

  • Leaving Homeby Samantha Koch; David Koch

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 22.71

    A practical guide for anyone leaving home for the first time. more...

  • Forty Years of Research, Policy and Practice in Children's Servicesby Nick Axford; Vashti Berry; Michael Little; Louise Morpeth

    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...

  • Creating a Female Dominion in American Reform, 1890-1935by Robyn Muncy

    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...

  • One Percent for the Kidsby Isabel Sawhill

    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...

  • Understanding Victims and Restorative Justiceby James Dignan

    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 movement¿ and the emergence of a distinctive set of practices that have become associated with the term `restorative justice¿. Understanding Victims... more...