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Crisis Intervention: Contemporary Issues for On-Site IntervenersCriminal justice professionals are confronted with crisis situations on a daily basis in an era when crime ranks in the forefront of domestic social issues, and the administration of criminal justice is a major concern of public officials and the public. This expanded new edition delves into the historical perspective of crisis intervention and examines the advancements that have been made in order to reflect the latest developments in the field. It is intended for pre-service and in-service cri…

Crisis Intervention: Contemporary Issues for On-Site IntervenersThis comprehensive manual has been written for preservice and in-service crisis interveners and all frontline workers in criminal justice and social services who come into contact with people who believe that their lives are falling apart. This edition has been revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field. Although the book primarily focuses on criminal justice agents, especially the police, the principles and guidelines presented are applicable in a number of settings. Un…

Elsewhere in America: The Crisis of Belonging in Contemporary Culture (Critical Interventions)Americans think of their country as a welcoming place where everyone has equal opportunity. Yet historical baggage and anxious times can restrain these possibilities. Newcomers often find that civic belonging comes with strings attached––riddled with limitations or legally punitive rites of passage. For those already here, new challenges to civic belonging emerge on the basis of belief, behavior, or heritage. This book uses the term “elsewhere” in describing conditions that exile so many cit…

It Takes a Pillage: Behind the bailouts,bonuses, and backroom deals1985 CHARLES C. THOMAS HARDCOVERAfter months of various drafts and political infighting, Congress finally passed, and President Obama signed into law, a bill that was supposedly the biggest financial reform bill in decades. The big question is, do the supporters of this bill really believe it will change Wall Street? Or do they simply hope it’ll be enough to placate us so the status quo can be validated? Nomi Prins assumes the latter, because they can’t be that naive. In It Takes a Pillage, for…

By James E. Hendricks, Jerome B. McKean, Cindy Gillespie, Ph.D. Hendricks: Crisis Intervention: Contemporary Issues for On-Site Interveners Fourth (4th) Edition1985 CHARLES C. THOMAS HARDCOVERAfter months of various drafts and political infighting, Congress finally passed, and President Obama signed into law, a bill that was supposedly the biggest financial reform bill in decades. The big question is, do the supporters of this bill really believe it will change Wall Street? Or do they simply hope it’ll be enough to placate us so the status quo can be validated? Nomi Prins assumes the latter, because they can’t be that naive. In It Takes a Pillage, for…

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis (Contemporary Social Issues)Breakdowns in civil societies can be catalyzed by factors ranging from war and genocide to natural disaster, disease and economic downturns. Restoring Civil Societies examines social processes related to civic engagement in the wake of these societal ruptures. The authors show how crises in civil society can be both pervasive and localized, broad-based and limited to defined social sub-groups. Whatever their scale, Restoring Civil Societies identifies models that analyze the social psychology of…