Place Matters


Author: David Weisburd,Cody W. Telep,Breanne Cave,Kate Bowers,John E. Eck,Gerben Bruinsma,Charlotte Gill,Elizabeth Groff,Julie Hibdon,Joshua C. Hinkle,Shane D. Johnson,Brian Lawton,Cynthia Lum,Jerry Ratcliffe,George Rengert,Travis Taniguchi
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110702952X
Category: Political Science
Page: 200
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The book summarizes what we know about crime and place, and provides an agenda for future research in this area.

Kriminalsoziologie

Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis
Author: Dieter Hermann,Andreas Pöge
Publisher: Nomos Verlag
ISBN: 3845271841
Category: Social Science
Page: 494
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Die Kriminalsoziologie liegt an der Schnittstelle zwischen mehreren Wissenschaftsdisziplinen. Sie behandelt ein Feld, in dem das Thema Kriminalität im Kontext von Gesellschaft und Individuum aus verschiedenen Perspektiven und mit unterschiedlichen Methoden thematisiert wird. Aktuelle Forschungen aus den Kerndisziplinen der Kriminologie und Soziologie sind oftmals mit Fragestellungen aus der Psychologie, Rechtswissenschaft, Pädagogik, Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Theologie und Philosophie verknüpft. Diese Vielfalt hat eine bunte Forschungslandschaft erzeugt, die bislang nicht umfassend dargestellt wurde. Das Handbuch soll dies für ausgewählte Themengebiete leisten. Dazu stellen Expertinnen und Experten eines Fachgebiets ihre aktuellen Forschungsthemen systematisch und umfassend vor. Neben der Aufarbeitung des aktuellen Diskussions- und Forschungsstands liegt ein zusätzlicher Schwerpunkt auf der Präsentation eigener Studien, wobei großer Wert auf eine sehr gute Verständlichkeit gelegt wurde. Mit Beiträgen von Dirk Baier, Thomas Bliesener, Andreas Böttger, Hans-Bernd Brosius, Kai Bussmann, Frieder Dünkel, Stefanie Eifler, Peter Graeff, Volker Grundies, Dieter Hermann, Helmut Hirtenlehner, Dina Hummelsheim-Doss, Hans-Jürgen Kerner, Anna Sophie Kümpel, Heinz Leitgöb, Eva Link, Christiane Micus-Loos, Saskia Niproschke, Dietrich Oberwittler, Christina Peter, Andreas Pöge, Daniela Pollich, Jost Reinecke, Debbie Schepers, Sonja Schulz, Daniel Seddig, Klaus Sessar, Mark Stemmler, Holger Stroezel, Helmut Thome, Angelika Treibel, Christian Walburg, Susanne Wallner, Melanie Wegel, Per-Olof H. Wikström, Michael Windzio.

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology


Author: Gerben J. N. Bruinsma,Shane D. Johnson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190279702
Category: Social Science
Page: 976
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The study of how the environment, local geography, and physical locations influence crime has a long history that stretches across many research traditions. These include the neighborhood effects approach developed in the 1920s, the criminology of place, and a newer approach that attends to the perception of crime in communities. Aided by new technologies and improved data-reporting in recent decades, research in environmental criminology has developed rapidly within each of these approaches. Yet research in the subfield remains fragmented and competing theories are rarely examined together. The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology takes a unique approach and synthesizes the contributions of existing methods to better integrate the subfield as a whole. Gerben J.N. Bruinsma and Shane D. Johnson have assembled a cast of top scholars to provide an in-depth source for understanding how and why physical setting can influence the emergence of crime, affect the environment, and impact individual or group behavior. The contributors address how changes in the environment, global connectivity, and technology provide more criminal opportunities and new ways of committing old crimes. They also explore how crimes committed in countries with distinct cultural practices like China and West Africa might lead to different spatial patterns of crime. This is a state-of-the-art compendium on environmental criminology that reflects the diverse research and theory developed across the western world.

Environmental Corrections

A New Paradigm for Supervising Offenders in the Community
Author: Lacey Schaefer,Francis T. Cullen,John E. Eck
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506323308
Category: Social Science
Page: 216
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A new paradigm for supervising offenders in the community Environmental Corrections is an innovative guide filled with rich insights and strategies for probation and parole officers to effectively integrate offenders back into the community and reduce recidivism. Authors Lacey Schaefer, Francis T. Cullen, and John E. Eck move beyond traditional models for interventions and build directly on the applied focus of environmental criminology theories. Using this approach, the authors answer the question of what officers can do to decrease opportunities for an offender to commit a crime. Readers will learn how to recognize and assess specific criminal opportunities in an offender’s past and gain the tools and strategies they need to design an individualized supervision plan that channels offenders away from these criminogenic situations.

Place Matters

Metropolitics for the Twenty-first Century
Author: Peter Dreier,John H. Mollenkopf,Todd Swanstrom
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 428
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Analyzes the problematic trends facing America's cities and older suburbs and challenges us to put America's urban crisis back on the national agenda.

Sentencing Matters


Author: Michael H. Tonry
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195122933
Category: Law
Page: 222
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Sentencing has been going through reform for a quarter century, yet the political debates on the subject have changed remarkably little. By offering a comprehensive survey of new developments in research and policy, Sentencing Matters is certain to spark fresh debate on this divisive issue. It will be of great interest to lawyers, criminologists, judges, policy makers, and others concerned with the problem of crime and what to do about it.

Criminology in the 21st century

a collection of essays presented to Professor Wouter Buikhuizen
Author: J. Junger-Tas,Irene Sagel-Grande
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 184
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Oberst Hannes


Author: Daniel Defoe
Publisher: tredition
ISBN: 3842406738
Category:
Page: 208
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Dieses Buch ist Teil der "Edition Projekt Gutenberg-DE", welche mehr als 3.000 Klassiker der deutschsprachigen Literatur umfasst. Die Werke dieser Edition umfassen Romane, Erzählungen, Novellen, Dramen, Gedichte und Sachbücher in deutscher Sprache von über 1.200 Autoren. Neben den Standardwerken deutscher Literatur sind so viele zum Teil seit Jahren vergriffene Titel wieder erhältlich. Die Edition erscheint im zeitlosen, klassischen Design, das zum Sammeln einlädt. Der tredition Verlag bietet alle Werke der "Edition Gutenberg-DE" als Paperback, als Hardcover und auch als Großdruck-Ausgaben an.

Transgressive Imaginations

Crime, Deviance and Culture
Author: M. O'Neill,L. Seal
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230369065
Category: Social Science
Page: 187
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This book focuses upon the breaking of rules and taboos involved in 'doing crime', including violent crime as represented in fictive texts and ethnographic research. It includes chapters on topics of urgent contemporary interest such as asylum seekers, sex work, serial killers, school shooters, crimes of poverty and understandings of 'madness'.

Global Criminology and Criminal Justice

Current Issues and Perspectives
Author: Russell Charles Smandych,Nick Larsen
Publisher: University of Toronto PressHigher education
ISBN: 9781551116822
Category: Social Science
Page: 518
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Global Criminology and Criminal Justice brings together 22 articles that constitute some of the most important recent literature in the field.

Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy


Author: Natasha Frost,Joshua Freilich,Todd Clear
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495911097
Category: Social Science
Page: 432
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Edited by ASC President Todd Clear along with Natasha Frost and Joshua Freilich, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY is an outstanding new anthology of policy-focused essays ideal for stimulating policy discussions and debates in the classroom. Featuring all 23 policy proposals and 30 response essays presented at the American Society of Criminology’s 2009 annual meeting, this collection includes essays by some of the leading criminologists in the field. This thought-provoking text presents sections on justice policy, drug policy, terrorism policy, immigration policy, policing policy, juvenile justice policy, and corrections policy. The book’s concise format makes it an invaluable resource for those wanting to incorporate policy into their criminology and criminal justice curricula. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Environment

key issues for the twenty-first century. Valuing the environment
Author: Jules Pretty
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781412918428
Category: Science
Page: 345
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The governance of policing and security

ironies, myths and paradoxes
Author: Bob Hoogenboom
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780230542655
Category: Political Science
Page: 236
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"This book explores policing, regulation, private security and intelligence to understand current transformations in policing. Policing today can no longer be understood only in terms of an organization (the police), but more and more in terms of multi-agency processes. This could be functional for national security interests, safety and security but detrimental to accountability and the democratic process." "Bob Hoogenboom discusses notions of 'blurring of boundaries', 'unbounding' and 'hybridity' and pays homage to, and critiques, leading thinkers in the field. Hoogenboom argues that police studies and criminology are too fragmented and focused on the criminal justice system and not oriented enough towards 'undertows' in policing and security. Drawing from not only a wealth of academic sources but also literature and popular culture, this book unpicks what these new forms of security mean for governance." --Book Jacket.

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook


Author: J. Mitchell Miller
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 960
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Criminology has experienced tremendous growth over the last few decades, evident, in part, by the widespread popularity and increased enrollment in criminology and criminal justice departments at the undergraduate and graduate levels across the U.S. and internationally. Evolutionary paradigmatic shift has accompanied this surge in definitional, disciplinary and pragmatic terms. Though long identified as a leading sociological specialty area, criminology has emerged as a stand-alone discipline in its own right, one that continues to grow and is clearly here to stay. Criminology, today, remains inherently theoretical but is also far more applied in focus and thus more connected to the academic and practitioner concerns of criminal justice and related professional service fields. Contemporary criminology is also increasingly interdisciplinary and thus features a broad variety of ideological orientations to and perspectives on the causes, effects and responses to crime. 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and definitive overviews of 100 key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths. The individual chapters have been designed to serve as a “first-look” reference source for most criminological inquires. Both connected to the sociological origins of criminology (i.e., theory and research methods) and the justice systems’ response to crime and related social problems, as well as coverage of major crime types, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of the current state of criminology. From student term papers and masters theses to researchers commencing literature reviews, 21st Century Criminology is a ready source from which to quickly access authoritative knowledge on a range of key issues and topics central to contemporary criminology. This two-volume set in the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series is intended to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not so much jargon, detail, or density as a journal article or research handbook chapter. 100 entries or "mini-chapters" highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in this field ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. Curricular-driven, chapters provide students with initial footholds on topics of interest in researching term papers, in preparing for GREs, in consulting to determine directions to take in pursuing a senior thesis, graduate degree, career, etc. Comprehensive in coverage, major sections include The Discipline of Criminology, Correlates of Crime, Theories of Crime & Justice, Measurement & Research, Types of Crime, and Crime & the Justice System. The contributor group is comprised of well-known figures and emerging young scholars who provide authoritative overviews coupled with insightful discussion that will quickly familiarize researchers, students, and general readers alike with fundamental and detailed information for each topic. Uniform chapter structure makes it easy for students to locate key information, with most chapters following a format of Introduction, Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, Bibliography & Suggestions for Further Reading, and Cross References. Availability in print and electronic formats provides students with convenient, easy access wherever they may be.

Criminal justice today

an introductory text for the twenty-first century
Author: Frank Schmalleger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780131719651
Category: Education
Page: 801
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