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  • Yardbird USAby Jack W. Cline

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    The setting is the United States of America, land of the free, yet the world?s leading jailer.The U.S. prison population has reached an explosion point. Attorney and author Jack W. Cline reveals the issues involved in his powerful memoir Yardbird USA: How the United States Became the World?s Leading Jailer (Musings of a Trial Lawyer).The book contains... more...

  • School Shootingsby Joseph A Lieberman

    Kensington 2008; US$ 12.99

    When You Send Your Children To School In The Morning, Do You Worry That You May Never See Them Again? In this insightful look at the danger that threatens students and families today, investigative journalist and longtime educator Joseph A. Lieberman takes us inside the minds and hearts of everyone affected by school shootings--and the kids... more...

  • De Wet op de jeugdzorg in de dagelijkse praktijkby D. Graas; T. Liefaard; C. Schuengel; W. Slot; H. Stegge

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 49.99

    De nieuwe Wet op de Jeugdzorg heeft als doel een kwalitatief goede, goed toegankelijke en goed werkende jeugzorg in te stellen. De alledaagse praktijk blijkt echter vaak weerbarstig. Deze publicatie reikt doelmatige en beargumenteerde oplossingen aan voor de knelpunten in de uitvoeringspraktijk van de jeugdzorg. Dit gebeurt aan de hand van een breed... more...

  • Why Men Buy Sexby Philip Birch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Sex work has been a contentious issue in a variety of ways throughout history ? socially, morally, ethically, religiously and politically. Traditionally noted as one of the oldest professions in the world, sex work has commonly been demonised and is often viewed as a social disgrace. While sex work involves both providers of sexual services, most... more...

  • Crime and Everyday Lifeby Marcus Felson; Mary A. Eckert

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00 US$ 40.80

    Crime and Everyday Life, Fifth Edition , offers a bold approach to crime theory and crime reduction. The text shows how crime opportunity is a necessary condition for illegal acts to occur. The authors offer realistic, often common-sense, ways to reduce or eliminate crime and criminal behavior in specific settings by removing the opportunity to complete... more...

  • The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justiceby Mark S. Davis

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.20

    A new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible   A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice , Second Edition, is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear... more...

  • Restorative Justice Todayby Katherine S. van Wormer; Lorenn Walker

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.25

    Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely... more...

  • Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Societyby Kristin A. Bates; Richelle S. (Suzanne) Swan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 86.00 US$ 73.10

    This engaging, student-friendly text takes a critical look at juvenile delinquency today. Authors Kristin Bates and Richelle Swan examine the phenomenon of juvenile delinquency in the context of real communities and social policies, integrating into the text the many social factors that shape juvenile delinquency and its control (including race, ethnicity,... more...

  • Violenceby Alexander C. Alvarez; Ronet D. Bachman

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 67.00 US$ 56.95

    This Second Edition of Violence: The Enduring Problem offers an interdisciplinary and reader-friendly exploration of the many types of individual and collective violent acts?examining the linkages, behaviors, ideas, perceptions, and justifications that connect these types of violence. Inspired by the fear of pervasive violence in the world, authors... more...

  • Addicted to Incarcerationby Travis C. Pratt

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 44.00 US$ 37.40

    Provides a thorough understanding of the nature and scope of incareration. more...