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  • 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$ 8.58

    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$ 44.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • When Good Men Do Nothingby Alan Grady

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A provocative telling of "The Phenix City Story." On June 18, 1954, former state senator Albert Patterson, the Democratic Party's nominee for state attorney general, was shot to death as he left his law office in Phenix City, Alabama, infamous for its prostitution, gambling, bootlegging, and political corruption. Patterson had made cleanup of... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...