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  • Preventing Crimeby

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 69.99

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Sudden Deaths in Custodyby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 209.00

    Sudden in-custody restraint deaths have emerged as a critical and imp- tant problem for police, correctional, and medical care workers. The scope and magnitude of the problem clearly reveals that the subject matter is worthy of further consideration. Although the frequency of these deaths is very low, the criticality of its occurrence requires attention... more...

  • Soziale Arbeit in der Kriseby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99

    Die Gruppe 'Soziale Arbeit als Wohlfahrtsproduktion' fasst in diesem Sammelband hochaktuelle Ergebnisse ihrer Forschungsarbeiten zusammen. In den Beiträgen geht es um die Analyse einer Sozialen Arbeit in gesellschaftlichen Transformationsprozessen in 'Krisenzeiten' und auch um die Krise der Sozialen Arbeit als Institution. In einem dritten Verständnis... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Child Welfare Practiceby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 79.99

    This volume provides an overview of practice issues relevant to contemporary child welfare professionals. It includes coverage of special populations such as LGBTQ youth and racial minorities, and discusses special issues such as working with foster care. more...

  • Crime Modeling and Mapping Using Geospatial Technologiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book surveys the evolution, current state and future of crime mapping with geographic information systems technology. Covers methods from such areas as epidemiology and location-allocation analysis, and their application to spatial analysis of crime data. more...

  • Il suicidio oggiby

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.95

    Dai dati segnalati dall?OMS negli ultimi anni č emerso che il suicidio costituisce oggi un grave problema di sanitā pubblica: nei Paesi occidentali rappresenta infatti la seconda-terza causa di morte nei giovani e l?ottava-nona nei soggetti anziani. Nel 2000 circa un milione di individui si č tolto la vita, mentre circa 15 milioni di persone hanno... more...

  • C. Henry Kempe: A 50 Year Legacy to the Field of Child Abuse and Neglectby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This first volume in a new Springer series on the subject marks the 50 th anniversary of Kempe?s epoch-making article on ?The Battered-Child Syndrome? and assesses the current state of the field in the context of the contribution of Kempe and his collaborators. more...

  • Condemnedby Se????n ???? Riain; &; #211; Se& Riain; #225; n

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    Condemned: Letters from Death Row by "Ray" and Seán Ó Riain is a collection of letters between a former Cork teacher and a death row inmate that develops into a unique friendship- one that is in itself a subtle, rallying cry against an American system that still honours the 3,000 year old adage "an eye for eye", serving... more...

  • Dispatches from Juvenile Hallby John Aarons; Lisa Smith; Linda Wagner

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...

  • Footwear Evidenceby J.R. Abbott

    Charles C Thomas 1964; US$ 13.95

    John R. Abbott is recognized as one of the world's top identification experts. Almost three decades of personal experience and research are represented in FOOTWEAR EVIDENCE. It covers The Footwear Specialist in Court, The Crime Scene Examination, The Analysis of Surfaces, The Controlled Test Impression, and Establishing Footwear Ownership. Mr.... more...