Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice

Critical Issues in Justice & Politics ISSN 1940-3186

  • Volume 1 - Number 1 March 2008
    • And Why Aren't We Ashamed of Ourselves? Sandi Levy
    • The Interview and Interrogation of juvenile Suspects and Offenders Christopher J. Andreychak
    • The Militarization of the American Police Force: A Critical Assessment John Paul and Michael L. Birzer
    • Tracking the Beast: Techno-Ethics Boards and Government Surveillance Programs Peter A. Mameli
    • Racial Disparity Begins in Childhood: How Disproportionality in Child Abuse Cases Inpacts Adult Justice System Inequalities Alicia Summers
    • "He Ain't My Brother... He's My Friend" Friendship in Medium Security Prison Eric Bronson
  • Volume 1 - Number 2 October 2008
    • Racial Disparity in Pennsylvania Prisons: A Theoretical Explanation, Causes, Consequences, and Partial Solution Avdi S. Avdija
    • Effect of Politics on Legal Norms in International Boundary Disputes Saghir Munir Mehar
    • Natrona County Drug Court Evaluation: Applying the Recently Published National Process Evaluation and Performance Measurement Standards to a Local Program Cary Heck
    • Book Review: Lines and Shadows Edward J. Schauer
  • Volume 2 - Number 1February 2009
    • Post-Secondary Education in Prison: Evaluating Program Outcomes Charlene Bates Freyberg
    • Robert Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and the Road to War on Organized Crime: Politics and the Transformation of Ideas to Effective Actions, 1961-1967 James D. Calder
    • Thucydides and Prognosis: Foresight and Statecraft in History and Modern International Affairs G. Michael Stathis
    • Martin Luther King, Jr.: Justice and the Beloved Community Ron Large
    • The Power of Class Actions Catherine Piché
  • Volume 2 - Number 2 June 2009
    • College Education as a State-Wide Licensing Requirement: An Analysis of the Minnesota Model 30 Years Later Susan M. Hilal & Timothy E. Erickson
    • The Justice of 'Just Desserts:' An Examination of the Crossroads Correctional Center Andela G. Dunlap & Dennis Hill
    • The Rhetoric of a Liberal Judiciary Michael Bogner & Luke Perry
    • Legislative Opinions Concerning Terrorism Response Funding and Likelihood of Attack: The Case of Texas James J. Vardalis & Shannon N. Waters
    • Which Came First, the Bond or Self-Control? A Test of Hirschi's Revision of Low Self-Control Michael S. Cretacci
    • Police Corruption of Police Productivity? Officers Perceptions of Moonlighting in U.S. Agencies David A. Jenks
    • Criminal History That Repeats....and Punishes.....Severely: How Career Drug Offenders Relive Their Past Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Richard H. Hubbard
  • Volume 2 - Number 3 November 2009
    • Caveat Emptor and Jackpot Justice: Money in Alabama's Judicial Elections Phillip B. Bridgmon
    • Clash of the Titans: A Theoretical Competition Between Self-Control and Social Bond Michael A. Cretacci
    • How Social Sciences Can Right Thirty-Five Years Worth of Obscenity Wrongs Alicia Summers and Monica K. Miller
    • Earthly Powers: Religious Justifications for Non-State Political Violence and the Strategy of "De-Coupling" Tyler Rauert
    • An Evidence-Based Treatment Model for Persons with Co-Occurring Diagnoses in the Criminal Justice System Kendra N. Bowen
  • Volume 3 - Number 1 May 2010
    • Fighting Campus Crime: Perceptions of Police Canines at a Metropolitan University Ross Wolf, Charlie Mesloh, Mark Henych
    • White Collar Criminals on Capitol Hill: Case Studies in Political Skullduggery Bradford W. Reyns
    • Examining Environmental Inequality and Social Disorganization in Upstate New York Cities Paul Schupp, Timothy O. Ireland, Craig Rivera
    • Community Policing: Developing an Action Plan Avdi S. Avdija
  • Volume 3 - Number 2 October 2010
    • Art Behind Bars: An Examination of the Correctional Setting as an Art World John Paul, Kathryn Cook-Vesely
    • Using Cell Phones to Put Rogue Cops on Front Street: Citizens in Search of Justice Judson L. Jeffries, Charles E. Jones
    • The War on Drugs: Counting Our Victories Jim Mann
    • Book Review: In Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance Robert Costello
  • Volume 4 - Number 1 May 2011
    • What Factors Influence the Criminal Justice Policymaking Process?: A Case Study of Policy Decisions About Correctional Boot Camps in North Carolina Tiffany Bergin
    • Local Politics and the Police: Influence and Behavior Sannon N. Waters, Shawn B. Snyder, James J. Vardalis
    • Where Is the Christian Left? The Social Gospel and the Democratic Party Christopher Cronin
    • Stalking Regulation: Issues and Recommendations Laura Woods Fidelie
  • Volume 5 - Number 1 May 2012
    • Gang Investigators' Perceptions of Military-Trained Gang Members (MTGM) Carter F. Smith and Yvonne Doll
    • Changing Public Confidence in the Supreme Court During Confirmations: 1971 - 2007 Shauna Reilly
    • Should They Stay or Should They Go? Comparing Modern Clashes Over Secession Luke Perry and John Howell
    • Justice from Injustices Through Social Conflicts Leonard Mazzone
  • Volume 5 - Number 2 December 2012
    • The Father, Hugo Chavez, and The Holy Spirit - Power From Oratory Rachel W. Kirk
    • Corruption and Revolution: Transformations of Crime Into Political Capital in the Philippines Christopher N. Magno
    • The Extent of the Implementation of the Practices in Police Community Relations in Districts 1 and 2 of the Province of Cavite Alrien F. Dausan
    • The Road Not Taken: Political Action and the Crisis of Democratic Values and Stability in Post-Independence Equatorial Guinea David Aworawo
    • Book Review: Critical Criminology in Canada: New Voice, New Directions Stéphane Lefebvre
  • Volume 6 - Number 1
    • Dark Geopolitics: The Beijing-Moscow Nexus in Sudan and Syria Jeff Roquen
    • Education and Turnout in New Electoral Systems: The Eiropean Union Case Shauna Reilly
    • Best Practices: Process Evaluation of a Diversion Program Jinnifer L. Huck, Kendra N. Bowen
    • Third Party Policing: Is It a Viable Strategy for Reducing Crime and Disorder in Rental Properties? Greg Koehle
    • Book Review: New Directions in Media and Politics Alison Novak
  • Volume 6 - Number 2
    • American Policing in an Age of Austerity and Globalization: An Option to Face the Challenge Garth den Heyer
    • Traffic Citation Issuance and the Relation with Crashes: Is There Really a Reduction of Crashes Based on the Number of Citations Issued? William Casey Heath & Kendra Bowen
    • The Ripple Effect Jason Vaughn Lee & Annelise Marie Pietenpol