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- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 55.00
The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courtsoften for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in Ireland was the sporadic violence that seemed endemic to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 180.00
This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95
Informed by the author's experience writing serious case reviews, this book offers the practical information that child protection practitioners need and which is often absent in formal training. It offers advice for the known difficulties in practice such as home visiting, communicating with children and working with resistant clients. more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99
Initially tasked with combatting the threat of Irish republican terrorists in the reign of Queen Victoria, the Metropolitan Police Special Branch went on to play a major role in the defence of the realm for over 120 years. Over time, the Branch’, as it came to be known, assumed a much wider role, and was held responsible for monitoring... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 79.95
Effective Security Management, Sixth Edition teaches practicing security professionals how to build their careers by mastering the fundamentals of good management. The author, Charles Sennewald, brings common sense, wisdom, and humor to this bestselling introduction to security management that is ideal for both new and experienced security managers.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95
Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ?historic sex offending, ?hate? crime, homicide and other acts of serious... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 17.95
We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80
Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China and Chinese culture, as many adoptive families today try to honor what they view as their children?s ?birth culture.? However, transnational, transracial... more...