Crime, Law and Related Links
Education and Professions
Organizations and Meetings
of Criminal Justice Sciences.
They now have an official webmaster.
Bar Association Division for Public
Society of Criminology
- The American
- The British
Society of Criminology. See their conferences and free articles posted at this site.
- The ASA Sociology
of Law Section, which includes links to their informative AMICI Newsletter/publication.
- The California
Criminal Justice Association
Criminology Section of
the American Society of Criminology
Criminal Justice Policy
Research and Statistics
Association. "State analysts turning policy into action."
- The Justice Studies Association
- The Law
and Society Association
Mannheim Centre for European Social
Research lists numerous
forthcoming conferences in Europe and elsewhere.
- For the
National Center for Women and
Policing or go
through the Feminist
- The Pacific
Sociological Association as well as their newsletters available for free.
- The Society
for Applied Sociology
- The Western Society of Criminology
- The International Victimology Institute's
- An Princeton's
updated list of sociology
departments, along with
numerous other resources. Criminologists are still found in
sociology departments, and the majority of criminology courses are
still taught by sociologists.
listing of criminal justice
from the National Science Foundation
- A list of Academic Professional Organizations at Boulder.
Theory, Method, Teaching, Writing
and Research: Sources and Related Help
- Theory and Methods
- For data sets on crime and other
subjects see the first page of these web links under General
Information About Crime.
audio and video transcription programs:
Research Surveys via Email and the Web. A RAND study by Matthias
Schonlau, Ronald D. Fricker, Jr., and Marc N. Elliott.
Methods Knowledge Base. The brief version of an online applied research
methods book by William Trochim at Cornell University.
- The The Durkheim Pages. All about a central figure in the development of sociology and the study of religion, suicide, crime and the like, the French sociologist/philosopher Emile Durkheim. This is a very good site. It is intellectually informed. Some of it is full text (in french).
- Critical Criminology's page on theoretical issues. There is a lot for criminologists to consider here.
- Of Crimes and Punishments, 1764, by Cesare Becarria. The original text (translated).
- The Principles of Morals
and Legislation, by Jeremy Bentham (1781)
- The Elements of the Art of Packing, As Applied to Special Juries, Particularly in Cases of Libel Law, Jeremy Bentham (written 1809, published 1821). The treatise on jury system abuses. Juries acquitted the publishers for printing this.
Mead Project (updated link).
The life and works of George Herbert Mead and a whole lot more. A
very informed source.
(its new name) contains many links to theorists and their critics,
including Foucault, Habermas, Marx & Engels, Nietzsche, Sartre,
E.P. Thompson and others. (Sometimes this server is up and sometimes
it is down.)
- Try AskPhilosophers for
a new online journal on evaluation/applied methods.
- Computer Assisted Qualitative
Data Sources. Increasing analysis of media coverage, in the
form of "newsmaking criminology"
about crime or more typical reasons, almost by necessity takes you
to content analysis methods. Their list
of qualitative resources also contains conference information.
- Coding Analysis Toolkit (CAT).
Qualitative data analysis tool. Open source. Updated and interesting.
- Online QDA, a UK web site
for dealing with qualitative data analysis programs.
- The Question
Bank: Social Surveys Online. A very nicely done web site with
complete surveys online conducted in the UK.
- Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research and their links to links.
- Screensite, a web site that "facilitates
the teaching and research of film/TV/new media and is designed principally
for educators and students."
- HyperStat Online. An introduction
to statistics online book that at least some afraid-of-statistics-of-any-kind
students will find user friendly. Check it out.
- Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics. A
helpful resource for teaching and learning about such things as sampling distributions,
confidence intervals, use and interpretation of experiemental designs, actual
classical experimental designs related to aggression, and related matters.
The generous author has made all the java script that drives the simulations
and online programs freely available to educators.
A great resource for java applets and related matters for statistical
expressions on the web.
Knowledge Base: An Online Research Methods Textbook
Arbor's Summer Institute web page,
which describes their training program in survey research techniques.
- For data sets on crime and other subjects see the first page of these web links under General Information About Crime.
- Web development information:
Style Sheets; see also the CSS
Zen Garden, which is simply wonderful.
Project. Go to the current
issue and look under the topic of "Network Tools." Check out the past
issues of this valuable resource.
Goodies, which has a number
of useful tutorials.
A resource for internet developers: a dozen tutorials for internet
development: html and more complex stuff.
- The Yale
Media Studies: Web Culture, Design, and Reviews a Go-Go.
A place to go for discussion about interesting things that are web-related.
- Krazydad's colorpicker. If you ever need some help in finding colors, and how to mix them, this is a special place to go if you like to linger and savor details of such things.
- Convert tab delimited spreadsheet to xml easily (for Moodle).
- Cascading Style Sheets; see also the CSS Zen Garden, which is simply wonderful.
- These days you have to up on everything having to do with blogs. So go to Technorati, blo.gs, blogdex, blogsnow,World as a Blog and related tools.
which stands for the California (State University) Image Exchange Library
Online. Free images for CSU employees.
- Style/citation Manuals:
- Dictionaries and Other Reference
Electronic Publishing Bibliography.
This site is all about scholarly publishing on the web. Bring yourself
up to date on what is possible!
- English Scholar.Com: A Compendium of Electronic Resources
International Dictionaries Online.
Users can search the Dictionary of American English, International
Dictionary of English, International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs,
and the International Dictionary of Idioms.
Reverse Dictionary. The dictionary of words or phrases, with many
ICYouSee Guide to the World Wide Web.
A reference librarian's self-guided training for the world wide web.
- Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography. This site is all about scholarly publishing on the web. Bring yourself up to date on what is possible!
- Graduate Schools in Criminology/Criminal
Here are schools with Ph.D. degrees in criminal justice. However, do not limit your search to these. Criminologists are also found in sociology, political science, anthropology, psychology, geography, and other departments.
- California and Out of State:
- See the American
Society of Criminology's listing.
- See the American Society of Criminology's listing.
- California and Out of State:
- A partial list of programs offering joint
Ph.D. and J.D.s.:
State University, School of Justice Studies
York University, Institute for Law and Society
- Northwestern University Law and Social
University of New York at Buffalo, Baldy Center for Law and Social
of California, Berkeley, Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program
of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Sociology
- The Sociology of Law section of the ASA also has
list of joint Ph.D.-J.D. programs.
Please let us know if your school is not listed here!!
- Arizona State University, School of Justice Studies
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