SOCIOLOGY &
CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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Online Tools: Sociology & Criminal Justice

  • Little Criminals - Focusing on the 1996 Richmond, California incident of a six year old boy nearly beating a baby to death, this site explores the causes of violence in children and ways of dealing with juvenile violence. Includes expert testimony on early predictors of violence, research on social and biological factors, and related public policy aspects. Also features information on San Francisco's 1971 Crucifixion Murder. From the PBS series, Frontline.
  • Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) - CIS "is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute which examines and critiques the impact of immigration on the United States." The site publishes news, articles, reports, and publications on immigration issues, and lists a variety of immigration topics which reflect concerns of the U.S. government, such as terrorism and national security.
  • City Journal - This national magazine has articles and opinion on such urban topics as crime, education, city planning, immigration, welfare, transportation, etc. The magazine is archived; beginning with the Fall 2001 issue, there is considerable coverage of the September 2001 World Trade Center attack, response, and rebuilding. A publication of The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.
  • Fighting Corporate and Government Wrongdoing - A Research Guide to International and U.S. Federal Laws on White-Collar Crime and Corruption An annotated directory of legal information relating to the corporate scandals in the U.S. Includes texts of federal and international legal documents, related Web resources, and bibliographies of research, policy texts, and journal articles. Created by law librarian Kumar Percy for the Law Library Resource Xchange(LLRX).
  • Gang Research.Net - This site "seeks to dispel stereotypes and present research, original documents, and helpful links." While focusing on Chicago gangs, there is information about gangs in other parts of the U.S. as well as the effect globalization has had on gangs. Gang Research provides basic information about what gangs are, female gangs, and the relationship of gangs to the War on Drugs.
  • American Sociological Association - a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good.
  • American Correctional Association (A.C.A.) - international corrections association with professional development, and certification standards, research, publications, conferences, exhibits
  • Academy of Criminal Justice - promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners.
  • Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section - news and legal issues from the U.S. Department of Justice
  • National Council on Crime and Delinquency - the oldest criminal justice research organization in America, NCCD promotes effective, humane, fair, and economically sound solutions to family, community, and justice problems
  • Global Statistics - geopolitical data, statistics on the human population, Earth and more