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Encyclopedia of Community Corrections - 2012Explores all aspects of community corrections, from its philosophical foundation to its inception in the 1970s through current day issues regarding this aspect of the criminal justice system.
Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma - 2008This is an authoritative reference on the scientific evidence, clinical practice guidelines, and social issues addressed within the field of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder.
ISBN: 9780470110065 eISBN: 9780470386156
Encyclopedia of Social Deviance -- 2014Drawing contributions from across the social and behavioral sciences, including sociology, anthropology, criminology, politics, psychology, and religion, this work introduces readers to the lively field of rule-making and rebellion that strikes at the core of what it means to be an individual living in a social world.