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
  • Volume 7 - Number 1
    • Prison Weights for No Man: Interpreting a Modern Moral Panic. | Alexander Tepperman
    • Examining the Effects of Inadequate Staff Preparation Due to Lack of Training and Efforts Limitations on School Violence. | Avdi S. Avdija, Obang O. Jobi
    • Farewell Ignorance-based Innocence: We Choos Guilt! | Cyril-Mary Pius Olatunji, Oluwasegunota Bolarinwa, Aduke Nneka Williams
    • Does Moderation Pay?  Members of Congress, Campaign Donations and Voting Patterns | Ryan M. Yonk, Brian M. Webb, Rochdi Alloui
    • From Black Kiss to Black Captain:  Race, Gender, and a half-Century of Star Trek | David Hamilton Golland
  • Volume 8 - Number 1
    • ISIS, Syria, and Iraq: The Beginning of a Fourth Gulf War? | G. Michael Stathis

    • Why do Americans and Canadians view their Duty to Vote so Differently? | Alan Steinberg
    • Reflective Book Review of Collision Course: Federal Education Policy Meets State and Local Realities | Angela E. Pool-Funai
    • The State of the Union Address: Constitutional Responsibility Evolves Into a Tool of Presidential Power | Robert Matthews
    • The Injustice of Justice | Richard J. Kish