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  • Quarriers Storyby Anna Magnusson

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 8.99

    Between 1872 and 1933, William Quarrier sent thousands of destitute children from Glasgow’s slums to Canada, where they often faced hard labour and loneliness. more...

  • Crime Fighting and Crime Preventionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Before a crime is ever committed, law enforcement officials try to prevent lawbreaking by enacting policies and safeguards. Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention provides a clear look at the efforts of law enforcement agencies and civilians to control and prevent crimes. The various crime-prevention techniques covered range from computer databases that... more...

  • Probing into Cold Casesby Ronald L. Mendell

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 47.95

    The investigative experience offers many challenges in reconstructing past events and in discovering the persons, entities, and organizations involved in a crime or a civil wrong. The discussion begins with explaining the nature of cold cases and the major problems associated with these investigations. A cold case investigation progresses from the... more...

  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...

  • Gun Controlby Harry Henderson

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    Each volume of the Library in a Book series is carefully designed to be a complete first-stop resource for research on important issues and events, many of which strongly affect the United States. Clearly written and organized, the books give the researcher an objective overview of the subject and a wealth of information in a variety of formats, as... more...

  • Crime Prevention Policies in Comparative Perspectiveby Adam Crawford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book brings together a collection of leading international experts to explore the lessons learnt through implementation and the future directions of crime prevention policies. Through a comparative analysis of developments in crime prevention policies across a number of European countries, contributors address questions such as: How has 'the... more...

  • Adoption and Surrogate Pregnancyby Faith Merino

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Adoption and surrogate pregnancy are the two most realistic options currently available for millions of couples unable to have biological children. This text covers the ways in which adoption and surrogate pregnancy overlap and influence each other, the nuances that further complicate matters, and the controversies surrounding both issues. more...

  • Offending Youthby Kerry Carrington; Margaret Pereira

    Federation Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    Explores contemporary patterns of delinquency, such as cyber-bullying, analyses the responses from juvenile justice agencies, and charts the shift in policy from penal welfarism to diversion and restorative justice. more...

  • The Rise of the Therapeutic Stateby Andrew J. Polsky

    Princeton University Press 1993; US$ 44.50 US$ 40.50

    Assuming that "marginal" citizens cannot govern their own lives, proponents of the therapeutic state urge casework intervention to reshape the attitudes and behaviors of those who live outside the social mainstream. Thus the victims of poverty, delinquency, family violence, and other problems are to be "normalized." But "normalize," to Andrew Polsky,... more...

  • L' évolution de la protection de l'enfance au Québecby Renée Joyal

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 21.75

    Cet ouvrage trace les moments forts de l'évolution de la protection de l'enfance au Québec. Les différents thèmes abordés par les auteurs, de la délinquance à l'adoption en passant par le rôle des communautés religieuses, témoignent de cette préoccupation de situer la question de la... more...