Crime And Criminal Justice In Disaster
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📒Crime And Criminal Justice In Disaster ✍ Dee Wood Harper
✏Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster Book Summary : "Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster aims to answer two questions: Why do some people take advantage of the disruption that disaster causes and commit crime, and what can be done about it? The second edition of Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster focuses on crime in the wake of recent disasters, including the Haiti and Chile earthquakes, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The authors of the essays in this volume, all talented sociologists, criminologists and law enforcement officials who have had direct experience researching and working in disaster conditions, have updated their original work to investigate the longer term effects that disaster can have on crimes such as rape, fraud and looting. They have also worked to explain the actions criminal justice and other systems can take in the short and longer-term disaster aftermaths to combat and prevent crime. Entirely new essays in this edition focus on hate crime in the aftermath of 9/11 and the role that local NGOs can play in the recovery process.The new additions to the revised edition of Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster help bring us closer to a criminology of disaster and set the stage for new theorizing and research that can help us more fully understand the criminogenic effects of disaster and the best practices for criminal justice and other systems in preventing these effects."
📒Courting Disaster Intimate Stalking Culture And Criminal Justice ✍ Jennifer L. Dunn
✏Courting Disaster intimate Stalking Culture and Criminal Justice Book Summary : This book is about women who are coerced, intimidated, and stalked by former intimates. It is about the things these women do to manage this situation, and what happens to them as a consequence. Stalking is a behavior that has relatively recently been defined as problematic, and as criminal when violence or the threat of violence occurs. This new category of crime has created a new type of victim. How such victims come into being, interact with their former partners, and seek help, is the subject of this book. It is also about living through what some women consider a form of secondary victimization by the criminal justice system. The definition of someone as a victim is not self-evident, but is contingent upon interpretation. Thus this book is also an account of how women come to decide they are victims of stalking and seek to convince others of this. It uses a variety of data and methods to examine this phenomenon from the perspectives of both victims and law enforcement agents, and adds to our understanding of responsibility and blame when violence occurs between intimates. By examining social constructions of this particular type of victimization and the choices stalking victims make, the readers learn more about the forces constraining human decisions. Stalking victimization is complicated because it is an ongoing process. It often does not stop once the criminal justice system is involved. Women who are being stalked by their former partners face a profound dilemma in their efforts to manage their pursuers and to pursue their cases through the criminal justice system. Dunn offers a wide-ranging, thought-provoking, and sensitive examination of the lived experience of intimate stalking victimization. In exploring the ways in which we socially construct and confer meaning upon intimate violence, the author draws upon interviews with stalkers and victims, courtroom testimony, analyses of case reports, and an independent survey instrument that reveals ambivalence of the prevailing culture to the problem. Courting Disaster will be valuable in women's studies and counseling courses and a useful text in sociology and criminology.
📒The Encyclopedia Of Women And Crime Set ✍ Frances P. Bernat
✏The Encyclopedia of Women and Crime Set Book Summary : The most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on contemporary, historical, and global concerns about women, crime, and criminal justice The Encyclopedia of Women and Crime is a comprehensive reference work on the pioneers and practitioners in the field of criminal justice, and an expert analysis of both female offenders and victims of crime. Offering a balanced perspective, this innovative work focuses on interdisciplinary, transnational, historical, and current perspectives on gender and offending behavior, victimization, legal and policy responses, and notable cases and individuals. Comprehensive coverage of a wide range of timely and relevant topics, historical analyses, biographies, and legal case studies provide readers with an essential resource on the intersection of race, class, and gender with both crime and victimization. Providing a global perspective and both contemporary and historical scholarship on the subject, this multi-volume encyclopedia enables readers to assess current literature on crime, justice and gender, and understand and analyze women as both offenders of and victims of crime. Inclusive examination of topics including domestic violence, gender and human trafficking, rape and sexual offences, gender issues in policing, probation, and parole, and many others allow readers to understand the many facets of this important area of study. Approaches gender, crime, victimization and criminal justice employment from a global perspective Compares male and female offending behavior and criminal justice outcomes Analyzes women in their roles as criminal justice system professionals, including biographies and case studies Employs a transdisciplinary approach to crime by integrating sociology, law, political science, history, and literary biography Offers contributions from an international team of prominent scholars in fields of criminology and criminal justice, among others The Encyclopedia of Women and Crime is a much-needed resource for researchers, students, and practitioners in fields such as law, criminal justice and criminology, sociology and social work, political science, psychology, and for anyone working with female victims and offenders.
✏A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice Book Summary : Offering a succinct approach to the vocabulary and terminology of historical and contemporary approaches to crime and punishment, it includes concise but robust definitions of key terms and concepts from expert contributors in a user-friendly A-Z format with clear direction to related entries and further reading.
📒Security Manager S Guide To Disasters ✍ Anthony D. Manley
✏Security Manager s Guide to Disasters Book Summary : Terrorist or criminal attack, fire emergency, civil or geographic disruption, or major electrical failure—recent years have witnessed an increase in the number of natural disasters and man-made events that have threatened the livelihoods of businesses and organizations worldwide. Security Manager’s Guide to Disasters: Managing Through Emergencies, Violence, and Other Workplace Threats examines the most significant emergencies that may confront the security manager and provides comprehensive guidance on how to prepare for a potential crisis, what to do in the event of one, and how to mitigate the effects. Explores the Range of Disasters That Can Jeopardize Any Organization The author discusses all types of disasters, covering a range of major occurrences that could threaten or harm any business or institutional entity. These include terrorism, industrial espionage and sabotage, workplace violence, strikes, natural disasters, fires, medical emergencies—the topics run the gamut of events that security directors, loss prevention professionals, and risk managers may confront in the course of their duties. Guidance Spans from Before an Event Occurs to Its Aftermath The book provides strategies for preventing or reducing the severity of an incident and initiating immediate and professional responses to reduce the loss of life, injuries, property damage, and liability. It also provides instruction on adequate interaction and cooperation with public safety agencies, local government, and other public and private utility services. By focusing on response, recovery, and restoration, this essential reference lays out a system for placing the business or institution back into operation as soon as possible.
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📒When Nature Strikes ✍ Marsha L. Baum
✏When Nature Strikes Book Summary : Shows us the human side of the weather by explaining how the law and weather interact.
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📒The Day Of The Hillsborough Disaster ✍ Rogan P. Taylor
✏The Day of the Hillsborough Disaster Book Summary : A collection of eyewitness accounts from supporters, players, officials and police of the day in 1989 when 96 Liverpool supporters were crushed to death at an FA Cup semi-final. "The most dignified and respectful of memorials to the dead... it never succumbs to the morbid or maudlin."—The Observer "... gripping and extremely moving..."—FourFourTwo "... one of the best oral histories ever produced..."—Oral History
📒Expanding The Criminological Imagination ✍ Alana Barton
✏Expanding the Criminological Imagination Book Summary : This book brings together a series of writings on the problems facing contemporary criminology, highlighting the main theoretical priorities of critical analysis and their application to substantive case studies of research in action. Its main aim is to establish the conceptual and practical foundations for a new generation of studies in criminology, and to set a new agenda for critical criminology. Each chapter will critically assess the main conceptual and empirical problems they have encountered in their research, and to bring to life the key theoretical debates within the discipline. This book will be essential reading for students seeking an understanding of the nature of the discipline of criminology and criminological research.