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  • Crime and Corruption at The Yardby David I. Woodland

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    During David Woodland's 19 years' service with the Metropolitan Police, the 'thin blue line' came under intense pressure. In addition to the routine caseload of gang crime, murder and armed robbery, Irish terrorist groups launched a vicious and prolonged terror campaign.

The Author, a Detective Inspector in the Crime Intelligence... more...

  • Experiences of Charity, 1250-1650by Dr Anne M Scott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    For a number of years scholars who are concerned with issues of poverty and the poor have turned away from the study of charity and poor relief, in order to search for a view of the life of the poor from the point of view of the poor themselves. Great studies have been conducted using a variety of records, resulting in seminal works that have enriched... more...

  • The Size of Others' Burdensby Erik Schneiderhan

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 26.00

    Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for... more...

  • An Introduction to Benford's Lawby Arno Berger; Theodore P. Hill

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...

  • Why Haiti Needs New Narrativesby Gina Athena Ulysse; Robin D. G. Kelley

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    A Haitian-American anthropologist makes sense of her homeland in the wake of the 2010 earthquake more...

  • Silent Shockby Michael Magazanik

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    The baby started to come out. Head first, everything OK. But then I saw that there were no arms. And then no legs. The little girl had only a torso and a head. Lyn Rowe was born in Melbourne in 1962, seven months after her mother Wendy was given a new wonder drug for morning sickness called thalidomide. For fifty years the Rowe family cared... more...

  • Helping Children Affected by Parental Substance Abuseby Tonia Caselman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Focusing on helping children and teenagers affected by parental substance misuse, this book brings together recent research and practical strategies to help young people overcome feelings of shame. Complete with ready-to-use worksheets, the activities in this book are ideal for use in group therapy sessions. more...

  • Educating Children and Young People in Careby Sonia Jackson; Claire Cameron; Graham Connelly

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment. more...

  • Keeping Your Adoptive Family Strongby Greg Keck; L Gianforte; Rita L. Soronen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    This book looks at the realities of adopting a traumatized child. It deals with the complexities in a stark and refreshing way, by examining the impact on the adoptive parents, the adopted child, any birth children and on the family as a unit. more...

  • Criminal Justice at the Crossroadsby William R. Kelly

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    William R. Kelly is professor in the Department of Sociology and the founding director of the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas-Austin. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the community consulting with local, state, and federal agencies on criminal justice issues. He has been involved in the... more...