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  • Über legitime Herrschaftby Karin Glaser

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 31.28

    ​Dieses Buch geht der Frage nach, unter welchen Bedingungen Herrschaft als rechtmäßig anerkannt wird. Es bietet eine Einführung in diverse Ansätze der Legitimitätstheorie und erarbeitet den Wandel des Legitimitätsverständnisses über die Jahrhunderte. Dabei werden unter anderem Legitimitätskonzepte nach Jean Bodin, Thomas Hobbes, John Lock und Jean... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Deborah Drake; John Muncie; Louise Westmarland

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Criminal Justice: Local and Global and its sister text Crime: Local and Global are two new teaching texts that aim to equip the reader with a critical understanding of the globally contested nature of 'crime' and'justice'. Through an examination of key concepts and criminological approaches, the books illuminate the different ways in which crime... more...

  • Justice Reinvestmentby Chris Fox; Kevin Albertson; Kevin Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Rising prison numbers on both sides of the Atlantic are cause for concern. Justice Reinvestment is a major movement in criminal justice reform in the US that is also attracting lots of interest in the UK. Justice Reinvestment is an approach to addressing the penal crisis that uses the best available evidence to re-direct resources to more effective... more...

  • Working Together For Young Childrenby Tricia David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    With 1994 designated the United Nations Year of the Family, young children and their relationship with parents and carers is firmly back on the political agenda. Amongst recent legislation to meet this agenda in Britain is the Children Act 1989. The Act seeks to improve the position and perception of children in society, by stressing the rights of... more...

  • Approximate Justiceby George Sher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 43.50

    In this engaging and provocative book, Sher explores the normative moral and social problems that arise from living in a decidedly non-ideal world_a world that contains immorality, evil, and injustice, and in which resources (including knowledge) are often inadequate. Sher confronts difficult issues surrounding preferential treatment and equal opportunity,... more...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penal... more...

  • The Science of Crime Measurementby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding crime statistics? All too often we take the measurement... more...

  • Minorities, Migrants, and Crimeby Ineke Haen Marshall

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 50.00

    This ideal resource is the result of an enthusiastic collaboration of authors from both Europe and the United States. Highlighting diversities and similarities found in law enforcement priorities, punishment philosophy and practices, and media coverage, the volume also includes an enlightening discourse on political, scholarly and public issues critical... more...

  • Empowering the Children’s and Young People’s Workforceby Simon Brownhill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    While the provision in Children’s and Young People’s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are central to practitioners working across the 0-19 sector.... more...

  • Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Travis C. Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice  is designed to promote the understanding of various quantitative research methods and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To this end a number of top scholars have been assembled to provide their insights on a variety of 'cutting... more...