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  • eHealthby Timothy M. Hale; Wen-Ying Sylvia Chou; Shelia R. Cotten

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2018; US$ 124.95

    This special volume contributes to the rapidly growing body of eHealth research, presenting a selection of multidisciplinary studies on the role and impacts of technology and the Internet in health communication, healthcare delivery, and patient self-management. more...

  • Youth Gangs and Community Interventionby Robert Chaskin

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 43.99

    Although a range of program and policy responses to youth gangs exist, most are largely based on suppression, implemented by the police or other criminal justice agencies. Less attention and fewer resources have been directed to prevention and intervention strategies that draw on the participation of community organizations, schools, and social service... more...

  • Youth, Policing and Democracyby Ian Loader

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 78.00

    This book is concerned with the place of communication in the troubled relations between the police and young people. Ian Loader presents a forceful critique of managerialism and, from the perspective of critical theory, outlines an alternative way of thinking about policing. This is then employed to make sense of recent research with young people... more...

  • Youth, Crime and Policeworkby Maggy Lee

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 186.00

    From the running of boys' clubs and catching truants to supervising troublesome kids and giving them a 'clip round the ear', the role of the police has been a recurrent theme in the debate about juvenile delinquency. Set against the context of wider developments in youth justice in Britain, this book examines the origins, key features and outcomes... more...

  • Young People with Anti-Social Behavioursby Kathy Hampson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.99

    The media today suggests that many young people are becoming involved in anti-social behaviour. But increasing amounts of legislation and ASBOs neither seem to have addressed the real issues nor solved the problem, and may simply add to the frustrations of all those involved. Kathy Hampson’s comprehensive guide is based on up-to-date, grass-roots... more...

  • You're Coming With Me Ladby Mike Pannett

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99

    Policing rural Yorkshire is a far cry from Mike Pannett's old job hunting down drug gangs and knife crime in Central London. Settled back in his native Yorkshire, the former Metropolitan Policeman finds that life as a rural beat bobby is no picnic. After a crazed swordsman threatens to take his head off, he finds himself confronting a knife-wielding... more...

  • Yer Never Gonnae Believe Itby Harry Morris

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.49

    Yer Never Gonnae Believe It! Is the fourth in Harry the Polis's hugely successful and hilarious collections of police stories. With twenty-nine years in the polis under his belt, there's no shortage of incidents and anecdotes to tell. Find out the secrets of Harry's low-effort guide to marathon success and all about some funny goings on in a funeral... more...

  • Writing Under the Influenceby Matts G. Djos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    In this book, the author conducts a literary exploration of the alcoholic perception as expressed in the poems and stories of some of America's finest contemporary writers. more...

  • The World's Largest Humanitarian Agencyby David John Shaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 125.00

    This book focuses on the transformation of the WFP into the world's largest humanitarian agency, providing an in-depth account of responses to increasingly large and complex natural and man-made disasters. It examines food aid and looks to the new modalities that are required to make food more available to those in dire need. more...

  • The World Bank and HIV/AIDSby Sophie Harman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.76

    The governance of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has come to represent a multi-faceted and complex operation in which the World Bank has set and sustained the global agenda for by the World Bank. The governance of HIV/ AIDS. Through economic incentive they have restructured the is a political foundations of countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the pursuit of... more...