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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 34.95
Values and their application are a continuing area of concern for those involved in work with children and families. This volume provides a means of understanding models of social welfare and children's services, and relating these to the challenges of practice. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Draws on the work of Sheffield Children's Centre, a community cooperative which is recognized worldwide for its approach and models of good practice that have emerged from community participation. This book explores the challenges and celebrations of working with a range of children, families and communities both in the UK and internationally. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99
Not Lost Forever is Carmina Salcido?s remarkable story of survival and healing following the 1986 murderous rampage by her father, Mexican immigrant Ramon Salcido in the wine country of Sonoma Valley, California. Left for dead at three years old?her throat brutally slashed?Carmina miraculously survived what is widely considered one of California?s... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 11.95
Bursting with facts, these books will truly enthrall struggling readers. Nonfiction titles cover high-interest topics both creepy and utterly terrifying. Each title is thoroughly researched and includes an introduction, five chapters, an epilogue, glossary, and index. On-the-scene photography captures students' imagination and spurs further reading.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 46.00
Presenting children and young people's advocacy as an exciting, radical and constantly developing way of working, this book explores its controversial and challenging nature through an examination of the theory and practice of advocacy. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 102.00
This reference offers a comprehensive survey of how the underworld takes advantage of new technologies, tools and techniques and adapts them for nefarious purposes. It also looks at how the authorities fight back, prevent crime and capture criminals. more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.99
It has been called the most dangerous gang in American history. In Los Angeles alone it is responsible for over 100 homicides per year. Although it has fewer than 300 members, it controls a 40,000-strong street army that is eager to advance its agenda. It waves the flag of the Black Hand and its business is murder. Although known on the streets for... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 102.00
From the first incident of petty theft to modern media piracy, crime and punishment have been a part of every society. However, the structure and values of a particular society shape both the incidences of crime and the punishment of criminals. When the United States became an independent nation, politicians and civilians began the process of deciding... more...
- Steerforth Press 2010; US$ 14.95
The almost unbelievable story of endemic corruption, and the official condoning by the FBI of violent crimes committed by James ?Whitey? Bulger and his South Boston Irish mob, entered a new chapter with Bulger?s arrest in California. For decades the FBI let Bulger get away with murder, protecting him from prosecution for crimes it knew he had committed... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
While few economists analyzed criminal behaviour and the criminal justice process before Gary Becker's seminal 1968 paper, an enormous body of economic research on crime has since been produced. This insightful and comprehensive Handbook reviews and extends much of this important resulting research. The Handbook on the Economics of Crime provides... more...