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  • Handbook of Police Administrationby James Ruiz; Don Hummer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 194.95

    As figureheads of the most visible segment of criminal justice, today’s police administrators are forced to tackle challenges never faced by their predecessors. Heightened local and global threats, advanced technologies, and increased demands for procedural transparency require new levels of flexibility, innovative thinking, and the ability to foster... more...

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violenceby Ann Taket; Beth R. Crisp

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice, the book explores the actions that can be taken in... more...

  • Community Engagement Findings Across the Disciplinesby Heather K. Evans

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 30.00

    This book is a reference for administrators and educators at institutions of higher learning who want to link their educational mission to helping surrounding communities. It is a multi-disciplinary and multi-method approach, incorporating research findings across the disciplines about integrating community service in traditional coursework. more...

  • Promoting Young People's Wellbeing through Empowerment and Agencyby Lucy Maynard; Karen Stuart

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    The terms ‘wellbeing’, ‘empowerment’ and ‘agency’ are common parlance in policy and practice with children, young people and families (CYPF), yet are often misused or not fully understood. Further, there is a disconnect between these abstract concepts and tangible practice with CYPF. This book bridges the theory-practice divide, offering a clear... more...

  • MASTERING THE ASSESSMENT CENTER PROCESSby Linsey C. Willis

    Charles C Thomas 2017; US$ 44.95

    The Assessment Center process is the best method for identifying management potential in candidates and whether they can demonstrate a talent for planning and organizing, and possess the necessary judgment, communication skills and decision-making ability to move up the ranks. Many candidates do possess these abilities, but they have not learned how... more...

  • Revival: The Economics of Mental Health Care (2001)by Ruth F.G Williams; Doessel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 130.00

    This title was first published in 2001. This original study of mental health care presents a conceptual approach to the nature of the industry’s multiple outputs. It pays special attention to the economic role of government, and also uses conventional economic theory to analyze the fact that the needs and wants of people with mental illnesses and their... more...

  • The Politics of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Access to Medicinesby Hans Löfgren

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The book studies the pharmaceutical industry of India. It is one of the most successful stories of economic expansion and improvements in public health. Indian firms have made access to quality medicines possible and affordable in many developing countries. Indian pharmaceuticals are also exported on a large scale to the United States and other highly... more...

  • A Criminological Imaginationby Pat Carlen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    A Criminological Imagination contains a selection of key articles from Pat Carlen's research studies of magistrates' courts and women's imprisonment together with a range of other articles on social control, discourse analysis, ideology, punishment, criminology and critique. They are all informed by an assumption that while criminal justice must remain... more...

  • The Termination of Criminal Careersby Stephen Farrall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    Recent years have witnessed an increase in the attention given to the later stages of criminal careers. Research upon this topic has charted the main factors associated with the termination of criminal careers, outlined some of the possible reasons behind these relationships and started to develop theoretical explanations for such relationships. ... more...

  • Children: Noble Causes or Worthy Citizens?by Karl Eric Knutsson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Since the International Year of the Child in 1979, advocacy for children has intensified. The Convention on the Rights of the Child has propelled this advocacy decisively into the midst of the political debate over human rights. Attempts to construct and support the theoretical and empirical underpinnings for a fresh approach to children and childhood... more...