Campus Crime: Legal, Social, and Policy Perspectives (3rd by Bonnie S. Fisher, John J. Sloan III

By Bonnie S. Fisher, John J. Sloan III

This 3rd variation underscores that curiosity within the felony, social, and coverage contexts of campus crime has now not waned. one of the reasons of this new version is the will to proportion with readers the developments that experience happened in knowing campus crime, specially the dynamics of faculty scholar victimization, and efforts to successfully deal with campus safety concerns. awarded in 3 sections, the 1st examines the criminal context of crime via providing 5 chapters whose concentration is on the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus defense Policy and Campus Crime records Act and its state-level progenies. The chapters acquaint the reader with the genesis and evolution of Clery, the present kingdom of study relating public understanding and impression, the consequences and impression of the National Campus Sexual attack coverage Study, and national-level comparative research of country established Clery-style laws. The six chapters of part II deal with themes similar to victimization charges of scholars as opposed to nonstudents; way of life theories explaining pupil victimization; how alcohol use and abuse are correlates to scholar victimization; an outline of the literature at the sexual victimization of school ladies; and an research of the level, nature, and influence of stalking and cyberstalking behaviors perpetrated opposed to and by way of students. The 4 chapters of the ultimate part specialize in the evolution, association, and practices of campus legislation enforcement enterprises, the demanding situations of implementing alcohol legislation, and the demanding situations provided by way of high-tech crimes concerning the web, details platforms, and know-how. The book’s objective was once to assemble authors who may supply the most up-tp-date photo and a serious research of concerns in regards to the criminal, social, and coverage contexts of campus crime and defense. The textual content represents the main up to date source for campus adminstrators, legislations enforcent and protection body of workers, criminologists, counseling execs, political scientists, sociologists, legal professionals, and coverage advocates.

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2000) showed that 95 percent of rapes involving college students were not reported to the police, an estimate comparable to the 1995–2000 NCVS’s estimate of 86 percent of rape/sexual assault incidents not being reported to police. The important point here is that publicly reported postsecondary crime statistics (mandated by Clery) significantly underreport the true amount of campus crime. Researchers such as Gregory and Janosik (2013) have questioned whether students and parents, specifically targeted by Clery, are even aware of the legislation.

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