Volume 2, Issue 1, June 1999
ISSN 1096-4886 http://www.westerncriminology.org/Western_Criminology_Review.htm
WESTERN SOCIETY OF CRIMINOLOGY
PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1999
7 - 9 pm Executive Board Meeting
8:45 am - 5:00 pm Book Exhibit
9:00 - 10:15 am
Opening Remarks and Plenary Session
on Crime and Criminology at the
10:15 - 10:30 am
Sponsored by the Center for Criminal Justice Research
California State University, San
10:30 - 12:00 Panels
1. LAW AND COURTS
Panel Chair: Miki Vohryzek-Bolden, CSU, Sacramento.
Dalton, and Hiroshi Fukurai, Sociology, UC, Santa Cruz.
Affirmative Action Strategies in Jury Selection: Affirmative Jury
Structures and Affirmative Peremptory Inclusion Create Racially Mixed
Senjo, Dept. of Criminal Justice, CSU, Bakersfield. The Role of
the Judge Amid the Dilemma of Drugs and
Sereno and Cecil Rhodes, Dept. of Sociology and Criminal Justice,
CSU, Stanislaus. Tinkering with the Machinery of Death: The
Supreme Court's Failed Experiment with the Death Penalty.
Stefanie Petrucci, King Hall School of Law, UC Davis. The Impact of the Terhune Decision on the Commitment of Mentally-Ill Offenders.
2. CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS
Panel Chair: Mark G. Neithercutt, Dept. of Criminal Justice Administration, CSU, Hayward
Discussant: Ben Carmichael, Dept. of
Criminal Justice Administration, CSU, Hayward
Patricia Zajac, Dept. of Criminal Justice Administration, CSU, Hayward. Effectiveness of Physical Evidence in Crime Investigation.
Petrocelli, Dept. of Criminal Justice Administration, CSU, Hayward.
Community Policing Effectiveness: Sergeants'
Amedeo-Marquez, Dept. of Criminal Justice Administration, CSU,
Hayward. Outcomes-Based Evaluation of Judicial
Neithercutt and Ben Carmichael, Dept. of Criminal Justice
Administration, CSU, Hayward. Sixteen-Year Follow-Up of Felony
3. RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
Coordinator: Charles Tracy, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University.
Jones, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State
University. The Challenges of Restorative
Weldon, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State
University. The Language of Restorative Justice.
Tracy, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State
University. The Promises of Restorative Justice.
College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University.
South Africa's Experience with Restorative
Panel Chair: Libby Deschenes, CSU, Long
Eskridge, University of Nebraska, Omaha. Thinking About Crime
Rates: The Rise and Fall of UCR Figures.
Way, CSU, Humboldt. Is Supervision Enough? A Look at Service
Adequacy and the Reduction of Juvenile Crime in Humboldt
Stephen Bright, California Youth Authority.
Evaluating Substance Abuse Treatment Programs: The Importance of
Senger, Simi Valley, CA. Missing Statistics of Criminology.
5. CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORY
Chair: Frank P. Williams III, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University
Discussant: Chris Eskridge, University of
Nebraska at Omaha
Espinosa, Drury College, Missouri. College Athletes and Crime
Haas, CSU, Bakersfield. Assessing the Influence of Instigation
Mechanisms on High School Aggression.
Perez, CSU, Fullerton. The Influence of Extracurricular Activities
on the Fighting Behavior of Asian-Pacific Youth: Social Integration
and Social Control Perspectives Revisited in a Cross-Cultural
Lomonaco, and Cheryl Maxson, Social Science Research Institute,
University of Southern California. Situational Aspects of
Youth-Involved Violent Incidents.
P. Williams III, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona
University. The Simplicity of Criminological Theory: Whatever
Happened to the Complexity of Reality?
6. REGULATING DRUGS AND DOCTORS
Panel Chair: Stephen Bright, California Youth Authority Research Division.
Discussant: Richard Tillson, NCCD
Division of Classification and Planning, Nevada Dept. of Prisons.
Marching After Folly: An Analysis of the Drug War
E. Lavenant, Craig L. Hayward, and Paul Jesilow, UC, Irvine. Tort
Reform and Physician Sanctioning.
D. Leonard, Vanguard University/Southern California College and Kate
Auerhahn, UC Riverside. Docile Women: Psychotropic Drugs and the
Farabee, Vandana Joshi, and M. Douglas Anglin, Drug Abuse Research
Center, UCLA. Criminal and Addiction Careers of DATOS
Perez, Dept of Sociology, CSU Fullerton, Linkages between
Substance Use and Violence: A Research Note on Guam's Youth.
7. INNOVATIVE JUVENILE STRATEGIES
Panel Chair: Darlanne Hoctor Mulmat
Mihalic, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University
of Colorado. What Works in Violence Prevention.
Hoctor Mulmat, Criminal Justice Research Division, San Diego
Association of Governments. Delinquency Prevention through
Assessment in the Community.
Rienick, Criminal Justice Research Division, San Diego Association of
Governments. At_Risk Juveniles and Families in Need: Identifying
Problem Areas and Providing a Continuum of Services.
Mayeda, Youth Gang Project, University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
Constructing Ethnicity and Masculinity Within the Confines of
8. WOMEN AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Panel Chair: Barbara Owen, CSU, Fresno.
Blakeley, California Dept. of Corrections. Family Foundations: A
New Model for Breaking the Inter-Generational Cycle of
Chesney-Lind and Vickie Paramore, Women's Studies, University of
Hawaii at Manoa. Contextualizing Girls' Violence: An Inquiry into
Female Juvenile Robbery.
Ilarraza Fuentes, Dept. of Sociology, Texas Christian University and
Cdr. Julia A. Stokes, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Carswell. Sharing
Hope About Recovery Experiences: Women Inside Helping Girls
Owen, Dept. of Criminology, CSU, Fresno. Women and Imprisonment in
the United States: The General Consequences of the U.S.
Sponsored by the College of Social &
Behavioral Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
9. CRIME MAPPING AND CRIME ANALYSIS
Panel Chair: Paul Brantingham, Simon
Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.
LaVigne, Director, Crime Mapping Research Center, NIJ, Washington,
DC. Spatial Analyses of Crime and Criminal Behavior: An Overview
of Current Research Applications.
Rossmo, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.
Clues in Crime Maps: The Manhattan East Side Rapist.
Joyner, GIS Analyst, Valley Professional Services, Chico, CA.
Monitoring 290s: Using GIS to Demonstrate Limitations of Megan's
Law in California.
Brantingham and Patricia Brantingham, Simon Fraser University,
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. The Role of Theory in Crime
Whin-Yates, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia,
Canada. Beyond Pin Maps: Using GIS to Map Crime Attractors and
10. VICTIMS' ISSUES
Panel Chair: Janet Johnston, Administration of Justice, San Jose State University
Munoz, Criminal Justice Dept., Northern Arizona University.
Lesbian Victims of Hate Crime: The Effects of Victimization.
Kincade, Reno, Nevada. Twice Victimized: Law and Public
Johnston, Administration of Justice, San Jose State University.
Interventions with Multiply-Victimized Children in the Community:
An Evaluation Study.
Oko Elechi, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia,
Canada. Victims Under Restorative Justice Systems: The Afikpo
(Ehugbo) Nigeria Model.
5:30 - 7 pm PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION
Sponsored by the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, San Jose State University
Introduction by Dean Michael M. Ego
7:00 pm STUDENT PARTY
8 am - 8:45 am Registration/Coffee
9 am - 10:30 am Panels
11. COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS
Panel Chair: Wes Krause, San Bernardino
Pasko, Sociology, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Juvenile Sex
Offenses in Hawaii: An Analysis of Contemporary Social Response and
David Huizinga and
Rachele Espiritu, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Delinquent
Behavior Before, During and After Different Official
Lynch, Administration of Justice, San Jose State University.
Modernist Rhetoric in Corrections: The Precarious Place of
Rehabilitation in Parole Ideals and Practices.
Berner, California Board of Corrections, Update on the California
Challenge Grant Program.
12. CRIME POLICY
Panel Coordinator: Austin Turk, UC Riverside
Panel Chair: Ruth-Ellen Grimes
Galt, Dept. of Sociology, UC, Riverside. Prisons and Profit:
Trends in Privatization and Prison Labor.
Robyn, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University.
Environmental Law, Policy and Indigenous Knowledge.
Figlio, Dept. of Sociology, UC, Riverside. Social Control in
M. Plechner and Valerie J. Callanan, Presley Center for Crime and
Justice Studies, UC, Riverside. The War on Gangs: Criminology's
Silent Support of the "Iron Fist" Approach.
13. LAW ENFORCEMENT
Panel Chair: Marilyn Brown, University of
Mahmood and Nancy Ramero, Administration of Justice, San Jose State
University. An Analysis of the Escort Service Provided by the
University Police Department at San Jose State
Parsons, Criminal Justice Dept., CSU, San Bernardino. Campus
Policing: The Transition from Revolvers to Semiautomatic
Boostrom and Natalie Pearl, Criminal Justice Administration, San
Diego State University. The Role of Community Organizations in
14. AUTHOR MEETS CRITIC
In the Mix: Struggle and Survival in a Women's Prison
(State University of New York Press, 1998)
Author: Barbara Owen, CSU, Fresno
Critic: Meda Chesney-Lind, University of
Hawaii at Manoa
Sponsored by Wadsworth Publishing
16. CURRENT ISSUES IN JUVENILE JUSTICE
Chair: Randy Shelden, Dept. of Criminal
Justice, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Randy Shelden, Dept. of Criminal Justice,
University of Nevada, Las Vegas; and Dan Macallair, Center on
Juvenile and Criminal Justice, San Francisco. The Political
Realities of Juvenile Justice Reform: The Detention Diversion
Shirley Burgess, Federal Pre-Trial Release
Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Racial Bias in the Certification
Vikki Irby, Clovis, CA. The Juvenile
Offender: Accountability in the Juvenile Justice System.
Ann Rubenstein and Francine Williams, San
Diego Unified School District. The San Diego Targeted Truancy and
Public Safety Program.
Chair: Don Josi, Dept. of Government, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Discussant: Dale Sechrest, Criminal Justice Dept., CSU, San Bernardino.
James Austin, Institute for Crime, Justice
and Corrections, George Washington University. The Diminishing
Returns on Private Prisons.
Ryan Sherman, California Correctional Peace Officer's Association. Privatization and Public Safety: Not for Sale.
McKell, Sociology Dept., Northern Arizona University. Politization
of Correctional Policy.
18. ROUNDTABLE: Coordinating Research: Practitioners,
Academics and Consultants
Chair: Candace Cross-Drew, Dept. of Mental
Health, Sacramento, CA.
Marilyn D. McShane, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University.
Barbara Bloom, Administration of Justice, San Jose State University and Barbara Bloom and Associates.
Charlotte Wong, Administration of Justice,
San Jose State University.
3:45 - 5:00
CLOSING PLENARY: Electronic Media
Convener: Patrick Jackson, Dept. of Criminal
Justice, Sonoma State University.
Patrick Jackson, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Sonoma State University
Paula Hammett, Librarian, Sonoma State University
Gerstenfeld, Criminal Justice, CSU,
WSC Informal Dinner Gathering
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