Unsafe in the Ivory Tower
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Bonnie S. Fisher, Leah E. Daigle, Francis T. Cullen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: SAGE

This text presents two interrelated perspectives of sexual victimization on college campuses. First, it discusses the nature and dimensions of a salient social problem: the sexual victimization of college women. Second, it discusses how scholars have participated in this movement to understand the origins, nature, extent, and ways to prevent
Beyond Blurred Lines
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Nickie D. Phillips
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-19 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

From its origins in academic discourse in the 1970s to our collective imagination today, the concept of “rape culture” has resonated in a variety of spheres, including television, gaming, comic book culture, and college campuses. Beyond Blurred Lines traces ways that sexual violence is collectively processed, mediated, negotiated, and contested
The Dark Side of the Ivory Tower
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John J. Sloan III, Bonnie S. Fisher
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A cursory reading of the history of US colleges and universities reveals that campus crime has been part of collegiate life since the Colonial Era, yet it was not until the late 1980s that it suddenly became an issue on the public stage. Drawing from numerous mass media and scholarly
The Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Beth M. Huebner, Timothy S. Bynum
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-28 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This volume of the series was designed to provide a comprehensive primer on the existing best practices and emerging developments in the study and design research on crime and criminology. The work as a whole includes chapters on the measurement of criminal typologies, the offenders, offending and victimization, criminal justice
Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Language: en
Pages: 673
Authors: Ronet D. Bachman, Russell K. Schutt, Peggy S. Plass
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-19 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice: With Selected Readings, by well-known researchers Ronet D. Bachman, Russell K. Schutt, and Peggy S. Plass, is a unique resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of research methods in the field of criminology and criminal justice, amply illustrated by carefully selected and