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Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

  • Step-by-step support for new Level 5 Leadership learners and existing managers in Health and Social Care.

    Publisher : Hodder Education
    published : 2012
  • Why would two young boys abduct, torture and kill a toddler? What makes a teenage girl plot with her classmates to kill her own father? Society regards children as harmless - but for some the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and ultimately murderous. Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are infamous for their crimes against other children,...

    Publisher : Allison & Busby
    published : 2014
  • Deals with emotional and psychological development and abuse in specific age categories, 0-4, 5-12, and adolescence.

    Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
    published : 2006
  • In the early 1980s, Brian O?Dea was operating a $100 million a year, 120-man drug smuggling business, and had developed a terrifying cocaine addiction. Under increasing threat from the DEA in 1986 for importing seventy-five tons of marijuana into the United States, he quit the trade?and the drugs?and began working with recovering addicts in Santa Barbara....

    Publisher : Other Press
    published : 2009
  • James Frey wakes up on a plane, with no memory of the preceding two weeks. His face is cut and his body is covered with bruises. He has no wallet and no idea of his destination. He has abused alcohol and every drug he can lay his hands on for a decade - and he is aged only twenty-three. What happens next is one of the most powerful and extreme stories...

    Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
    published : 2009
  • On July 4, 1990, while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead. She survived, but her world was destroyed. Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the...

    Publisher : Princeton University Press
    published : 2011
  • Real Gangstas relies on the tradition of urban ethnography to provide a unique and intimate look at the lives of street gang members in Indianapolis, IN. For eighteen months, Timothy R. Lauger interviewed and observed a mix of fifty-five gang members, former gang members, and non-gang street offenders, many from the ?Down for Whatever Boyz.? Through...

    Publisher : Rutgers University Press
    published : 2012
  • When English writer Sandy Fawkes met a tall, handsome American in a hotel bar in Atlanta, Georgia, she could never have dreamed what lay in store. The man, charming and enigmatic, told her he was completing a 20,000-mile journey across America. As he was going her way, Sandy accepted his invitation of a lift. They quickly became lovers.What Paul John...

    Publisher : John Blake Publishing
    published : 2007
  • The war on terrorism has not been won, Gabriel Weimann argues in Terrorism in Cyberspace, the successor to his seminal Terror on the Internet. Even though al-Qaeda?s leadership has been largely destroyed and its organization disrupted, terrorist attacks take 12,000 lives annually worldwide, and jihadist terrorist ideology continues to spread. How?...

    Publisher : Columbia University Press
    published : 2015
  • Howard Zehr is the father of Restorative Justice and is known worldwide for his pioneering work in transforming understandings of justice. Here he proposes workable principles and practices for making Restorative Justice possible in this revised and updated edition of his bestselling, seminal book on the movement. (The original edition has sold

    Publisher : Good Books
    published : 2015