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The massive amount of criminal justice information now available to the public makes it difficult to assess its authority and value. This work is a comprehensive guide to print, electronic, and online criminal justice resources and the information they contain. It is the first criminal justice guide to explain how to determine the authority of sources, a vital task in the information age.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current and emerging challenges of cyber criminology, victimization and profiling. It is a compilation of the outcomes of the collaboration between researchers and practitioners in the cyber criminology field, IT law and security field.
The Politics of Policing: between force and legitimacy by Mathieu Deflem (Volume Editor)
Call Number: UCF MAIN General Collection -- HV7921 .P65 2016
This volume in the series Sociology of Crime, Law, and Deviance edited by Mathieu Deflem addresses contemporary issues of policing with a focus on the characteristics of police power as a coercive force in society and its continued need for legitimacy in a democratic social order.
The Evolution of the Juvenile Court provides a sweeping overview of the American juvenile justice system's development and change over the past century. Noted law professor and criminologist Barry C. Feld places special emphasis on changes over the last 25 years--the ascendance of get tough crime policies and the more recent Supreme Court recognition that "children are different."
White collar crime has expanded significantly over the course of the past two decades. Yet, not only as the amount of national and international legislation in the field grown, but it has also endured changes driving it away from the classic criminal law. . Timely and pertinent, this is an important new work in a fast-moving field.
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- HV9104.O989 2011
Nature and patterns of juvenile offending -- Individual level variables -- Social contexts and delinquency -- Social process and delinquency -- Juvenile court : history and context -- Juvenile court clientele -- Juvenile court case processing : screening, detention, and trial -- Sanctioning delinquents -- Youth in criminal court -- Juvenile justice policy.
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor HV9069 .H31155 2015
Juvenile Dispositions and Corrections -- Punishment and/or TreatmentConclusion; Notes; References; Part II Correlates of Delinquent Behavior; Chapter 9 Gender, Delinquency, and Youth Justice: Issues for a Global Century; Boys' Crime and Gender: A Neglected Topic; Criminalizing Victimization: Girls' Lives and the Criminal System; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 10 Causes of African-American Juvenile Delinquency; Where Have We Been?; Where Are We Now?; A Race-Centered Analysis of African-American Juvenile Delinquency; Where Do We Go From Here?
HV: Social Pathology. Social & Public Welfare. Criminology
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HV 40.O63 2010
"explores the range of discriminations that people experience and discusses a number of theories that inform anti-discriminatory practice -- considers the legal frameworks within which anti-discriminatory practice operates -- analyzes the skills and knowledge required to practice effectively;highlights the dynamic nature of anti-discriminatory practice and points the way towards a new practice dimension"