Volume 1, Issue 1, June 1998
ISSN 1096-4886 http://www.westerncriminology.org/Western_Criminology_Review.htm
Citation: Western Society of Criminology.1998. Proceedings of the 1998 Annual Conference of theWestern Society of Criminology. Western Criminology Review 1(1). [Online]. Available: http://www.westerncriminology.org/documents/WCR/v01n1/Supporting_docs/WCRproceedings.html.
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Ethical Concerns Among Criminal Justice Teachers, Researchers, and Practitioners
Chair: Miki Vohryzek-Bolden, California State University, Sacramento
Kathleen Auerhahn, University of California, Riverside, "Selective Incapacitation and the Problem of Prediction: A Replication of Greenwood and Abrahamse"
John E. Berecochea, California Department of Corrections, "The Limits of Experimental Design"
Charles Tracy, Portland State University, "Ethical Issues in Restorative Justice"
Moderator: Mark Umbreit, Director, Center for Restorative Justice and Mediation
Restoring the Balance: The Victim/The Community/The Female Offender
Anne McDiarmid, Dakota County Community Corrections
Paula Schaefer, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Susan Stacey, Minnesota Department of Corrections
California Juvenile Justice Challenge Grants: Process and Progress
Chair: Barbara Bloom, San Jose State University
Allan H. Lammers, California Board of Corrections "California's Juvenile Justice Challenge Grant Process: An Emphasis on Accountability"
Suzie Cohen, Suzie Cohen and Associates "Implications of Program and Research Implementation in the Aftermath of the Juvenile Justice Challenge Grant Process"
Lesley McClelland, San Diego County Probation Department, "Breaking Cycles Demonstration Project: San Diego County Probation Department"
Dave Lehman, Humboldt County Probation Department, "The Humboldt County Experience: Success Through Collaboration"
Jodi Lane, Rand Corporation, "Community Counts: Implementing 'Corrections of Place' and Including Community Input in the Practice of Juvenile Justice in Ventura County"
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Chair: Janet Johnston, San Jose State University
Deborah M. Plechner & Doreen Anderson-Facile, University of California, Riverside
"Domestic Violence and Police Officer Perceptions: An Exploratory Analysis"
Doreen Anderson-Facile & Jami L. Brown, University of California, Riverside
"Domestic Violence: The Effects of Mandatory Arrest in a Patriarchal Society"
Elizabeth Leonard, Southern California College, "Convicted Survivors: The Imprisonment of Battered Women Who Kill"
Chair: Libby Deschenes, California State University, Long Beach
Brooke Bedrick, University of California, Berkeley, "From 'Treatment to Justice' in Oakland, California"
Jennifer Swoboda, California State University, Long Beach, "Variation in Treatment Needs Among Gender and Ethnic Groups"
Carolyn Fetros, California State University, Long Beach, "Correlates of Success in Drug Court Programs in LA County"
Sharon Grennan, County of Santa Clara Probation Department, "Santa Clara County's Drug Treatment Court: What Have We Learned?"
L. Thomas Winfree, Jr. & Dennis M. Giever, New Mexico State University, "First Time Offenders, and Multiple Repeat Offenders: How Do They Differ?"
Chair: Jeffrey McIllwain, Sonoma State University
David Huizinga, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Denver, Colorado, "Developmental Risk Factors for Gang Membership"
Finn Esbensen, University of Nebraska, Omaha, & Ni He, University of Texas, San Antonio, "Definitional Issues in Gang Research"
Jodi Lane & James W. Meeker, University of California, Irvine and Bryan J. Vila, University of Wyoming, "Fearing Gangs in Orange County, California"
Brandi Woods & Dana C. Lynskey, New Mexico State University, "When Is a Family a Family?: Familial Factors Influencing Gang Membership and Gang Behavior"
C. Ronald Huff, Ohio State University
Chair: Candace Cross-Drew, California Department of Mental Health
Sam Torres, California State University, Long Beach, "The Initial Interview and the Substance Abusing Offender"
Louis M. Holscher & Gregorio Mora-Torres, San Jose State University, "Contrabando, Traiccion y Corrucion: Drugs and Crime Themes in Mexican and Chicano Popular Music"
Lesley Blacher, California State University, Long Beach, "Control Theory And The Impact Of Ethnicity On Adolescent Deliquency And Substance Use"
Marilyn Brown, University of Hawaii, Manoa, "Youth with Alcohol-Related Birth Defects and Juvenile Justice: A Public Health Approach to Delinquency Prevention"
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Chair: David B. Wexler, University of Arizona, "An Overview of Therapeutic Jurisprudence with Special Reference to its Applicability to the Criminal Justice System"
Lenore Simon, Washington State University, Vancouver, "How a Specialized Domestic Violence Court Can Be Used to Achieve Therapeutic Interventions in the Lives of Children of Violent Parents"
Thomas J. Scheff, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Community Conferences for Crime Control: Informal Alternatives to Formal Justice"
Peggy Fulton Hora, Municipal Court Judge, Hayward, California, "Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Judging with Special Reference to Drug Courts"
Bruce J. Winick, University of Miami, "New Directions in Sex Offender Laws: Legal Barriers to Rehabilitation and Redemption"
School-Based Delinquency Prevention and Intervention
Chair: Martha-Elin Blomquist, Southern Oregon State College
Francine Williams, San Diego City Schools, "Overview of Support and Interventions in San Diego for Safe Schools"
Chris Boyd, San Diego City Schools, "Parent Involvement in Safe Schools"
Mary Jo Houseman, San Diego City Schools, "School Attendance Review Board: Process and Outcome in San Diego City Schools"
Susan Pennell, Roni Melton & Joe Ellett, San Diego Association of Governments
"Breaking Cycles: A Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Youth Crime"
Media and the Criminal Justice System
Chair: Frank P. Williams, III, California State University, San Bernardino
Amy Bronswick, California School of Professional Psychology, "The Portrayal of Serial Killers in Film: Perception v. Reality"
Valerie J. Callahan, University of California, Riverside, "The Effects of Crime-Related Media on Social Integration, Perceptions of Vulnerability, and Fear of Crime"
Michael Dolny, California State University, San Bernardino, "The Vengeful Victim: Media Images of Secondary Victims"
Ronald G. Burns, Texas Christian University, "Assessing Media Influence on Public Perceptions of Workplace Violence"
Justice and Injustice
Chair: John A. Conley, California State University, San Bernardino
Steven G. Brandl, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "The Relationship Between Patrol Officers' Background Characteristics and Citizens' Complaints About Excessive Force"
Darlene Conley & Julius Debro, University of Washington, "The Politics of Overrepresentation of Minorities in Juvenile Justice"
Rick Lovell, Carl E. Pope & Stan Stojkovic, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Race & Juvenile Justice Decision-Making: A Case Study"
Alberto G. Mata, Jr., University of Oklahoma, "Gangs, Drugs and Violence in a Border Gateway City"
Chair: Madeline Wordes, National Council on Crime and Delinquency, "Community Assessment Centers: A Vision of Treatment or Punitive Net Widening?"
Michelle Jeffrey, University of Melbourne, "From Community Based Orders to Nowhere"
Darlanne Hoctor Mulmat, Amy Caldwell & Cynthia B. Rienick, San Diego Association of Governments, "Improving Family Functioning and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency"
Dae-Gyung Kwack, University of Hawaii, "The Relationships Between Social Class and Juvenile Delinquency in Hawaii Intermediate School Youth"
Chair: Paul J. Brantingham, Simon Fraser University
Bryan Vila, University of Wyoming & Joanne Savage, University of California, Irvine,
"Nurturance and Crime Prevention: An International Perspective"
Terri Whin-Yates, Simon Fraser University, "Geographic Crime Analysis: Policy Implications for Mass Transit"
Hong Lu, Arizona State University, "Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Organizations in Shanghai"
Chair: Inger Sagatun-Edwards, San Jose State University
Angel Illarraza, Texas Christian University & Matthew Claybaugh, University
of Hawaii, Manoa, "A Critique of the Boot Camp Model from the Perspective of Holistic
Sam Pennington, University of Indiana, "The Victim Assistance Program in Indiana"
Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi, Simon Fraser University, "Doing Justice Without the State: The Afikpo-Nigeria Model"
Mary Pennegetti, County of Santa Clara Probation Department, "The Restitution Program in the Juvenile Court, Santa Clara County"
Latinos and the Law
Chair: John Dombrink, University of California, Irvine
Guadalupe Vidales, University of California, Irvine, "Latinas and Domestic Violence"
Norma Vega, University of California, Irvine, "Gangs and the Community"
Susana Contreras & John Dombrink, University of California, Irvine, "The State of Civil Rights for Latinos in California: An Examination of Police Brutality, Affirmative Action, Legal Access, and Immigration Issues"
Leticia Solorzano, University of California, Irvine, "An Examination of the Juvenile Justice System in Costa Rica
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Predation and Crime
Chair: Thomas G. Blomberg, Florida State University
D. Kim Rossmo, Simon Fraser University, "Criminal Predators, Victims, and Mean Streets"
Jeffrey Brantingham, University of Arizona and Paul J. & Patricia L. Brantingham, Simon Fraser University, "Utilizing Biometric Behavior Models to Understand and Control Criminal Behavior"
Stefanie Petrucci, University of California, Davis/California State University, Fresno,
"A Typology of Serial Killer Victim Acquisition Techniques"
Peter Kassebaum, College of Marin, "Institutional Resistance and Acceptance"
Corrections: Post Release Experiences and Sentencing Policies
Chair: Marie Griffin, Arizona State University
David Taylor, University of California, Irvine, "Work Values and Experiences of Ex-Felons"
Chuck Terry, University of California, Irvine, "Living with Change: Transcending Prisonization and Addiction"
Marie Griffin & John Hepburn, Arizona State University, "Recidivism Following Confinement in a County Jail"
White Collar Crime
David Simon, San Jose State University, "New Directions in White Collar Crime"
John Dombrink & Harry Mersmann, University of California, Irvine, "Vice Over Time: An Examination of the Problematic Decriminalization of Vice in the United States, 1957-1997"
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