A Jeanne Site
California State University, Dominguez Hills
University of Wisconsin, Parkside
Latest update: July 9, 1999
Faculty on the Site.
Trends in Juvenile Violence
Juvenile Offenders: Update on Violence
World Justice Information Network
New URL. You must register, but the site is free. Link added June 25, 1999.
"Forgive-and-Forget Approach Won't Halt Juvenile Crime"
Courts Must Distinguish Between First-Time Offenders and Chronic Predators
Newpaper account by T. Markus Funk in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 10, 1997, at 7B.
Has gained in importance since the Littleton disaster.
Link checked and added to violent crime section on June 22, 1999.
"The Dangers of Hiding Criminal Pasts"
1998 article by T. Marcus Funk on expungement of juvenile records and its effect on violent offenders.
Link called to my attention by Prof. Funk and added here June 22, 1999.
Review of Kellerman's Savage Spawn
Kellerman, a child psychologist, takes a very strong position
against the "forgive-and-forget" approach with violent child crime.
Link added here June 22, 1999.
Philadelphia Site for Working with Kids
Project site for Dear Habermas - got separated from the project.
Link added May 29, 1999.
Tavis Smiley's Gangs and Clique's
Patrice Johnson's contribution to our discussion on Gangs, Race, and Class.
(See lecture notes 8 for earlier discussion.)
Link added May 23, 1999.
Assisting Victims of Campus Crime
External Link to National Criminal Justice Association, added May 23, 1999
Scroll down for report of study in progress.
Freedom and the Muslim Scarf On site link.
Review of a New York Times article by Stephen Kinzer, May 12, 1999,
"Musings on Freedom, by Wearer of Muslim Scarf" External Link
If you have not registered at the NY Times Site, you might need to do so. It is free.
Link added May 12, 1999.
Books to Share with Young People: Reviews and Ideas
Links added May 7, 1999. New reviews added on May 8, 1999.
Review of Paul Beatty's The White Boy Shuffle,
with references to juvenile justice theory we've discussed.
Link added May 9, 1999.
Can the Arts Really Make a Difference with At Risk Youth?
Use this as an academic reference for your projects
to engage the KIDS on our site and in our community.
See also How to start an arts program for our youth
And also Janet Reno's statement (academic reference)
, then visit the whole site: Americans for the Arts
Links added May 7, 1999.
Topics for Discussion on Race and Cultural Effects on Juvenile Delinquency
Exercise 8 (Required Exercise) - Link added May 7, 1999.
Review exercise up in next day or so on Measuring Juvenile Delinquency - pp. 21-53 of Reader. Also GANGS, p. 93. Skim these readings. The lecture notes will help you zero in on the major concepts about which I am concerned. jeanne
Request for discussions took precedence. I'll go back to measurement once we've had a chance to exchange perceptions on some of the chosen issues. jeanne
National Center on Institutions
and Alternatives: Making a Difference through Innovation in Justice
Check out the quiz on American criminal justice.
Check out also Juvenile Justice: Facts vs. Anger, by Jerome G. Miller, D.S.W.,
(Printed in the New York Times August 15, 1998)- free on site. Note that Dr. Miller is a social worker!
There are many ways to practice criminal justice. Link added March 22, 1999.
An Urban Ethnography
of Latino Street: Gangs in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties -
A Process Text
Francine Garcia-Hallcom, Professor, Cal. State University Northridge
Link added on March 21, 1999.
Table of Contents for:
An Urban Ethnography of Latino Street: Gangs in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
Why Habermas? Who Is Habermas?
Why DH Considers Habermas Post-Modern
"I Don't Count as Diversity"
Exercise 1. "The Stubborn Child"
Exercise2. Identity Formation and Institutional Racism
Exercise 3: Status Offenses and Privileging Unstated Assumptions
Lecture Notes Corresponding to Exercises
Exercise 1: "The Stubborn Child"
Exercise 2. Identity Formation and Institutional Racism
Exercise 3: Status Offenses and Privileging Unstated Assumptions
Exercise Topics Waiting to Be Situated in the Topics List
These are probably not their final, official numbers.
Exercise x4: Restorative Justice in Juvenile Delinquency
Lecture Notes on Exercise x5: Glueck and Glueck
Quick Notes on Concepts from the Girl Gangs text
Lecture Notes on Exercise x6: 1988 Reanalysis of Glueck and Glueck
Lecture Notes on Exercisex7: Interpretation of Findings
Lecture Notes on Exercise 8: Class Discussions on Race and Cultural Factors in Juvenile Delinquency
Evaluating Web Resources
Also available as "Teaching Tools for Evaluating World wide Web
Resources" in Teaching Sociology, Vol. 27, 1999.
This article is for teachers sharing with teachers how to improve
your skills in evaluating sources. Don't wait for us.
Use this information now. Link added on February 12, 1999.
Syllabus for Juvenile Delinquency, Spring 1999
Links to a variety of law-related sites. Provided by the ABA.
Review of Violence Literature Related to Juvenile Violence
NCJRS - Juvenile Justice - Gangs
Major Resource - Download as ASCII Text File or Adobe Acrobat File
ABA Criminal Justice Section: Juvenile Justice
Another must see site. The Federal Bureau of Investigations
FBI Statement to Senate on Violent Street Gangs Statement online.
Uniform Crime Reports
National Center for Juvenile Justice
Justice Information Center (NIJ)
"Restorative Justice Interventions for Juvenile Offenders:
A Research Agenda for the Next Decade" by Mara F. Schiff
in Western Criminology Review. You can access the review and the article online.
From the Left
Mother Jones Magazine WebPage
From Other Countries
Juvenile Delinquency in Sweden
Canadian Criminal Justice Resource Page
Access to Justice Network, Canada
Canadian Statistics on Crime
The New Zealand Police Youth Education Services
No Bully Web Site New Zealand
Aboriginal Youth Net
Aboriginal Links - Canada and U.S.
Indain Child Welfare Act
Drug and Alcohol Usage and Abuse
"What Can We Expect from Treatment of Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Abuse?"
by Stanton Peele, Ph.D. The flavor of the article is caught in this quote:
"an understanding of substance abuse requires an awareness of individual motivation
and of the person's social circumstances". This article can be found on
the Stanton Peele Addiction Website. This link added here on February 6, 1999.
Recommended by Stanton Peele, offered as a balance to War on Drugs.
Here's chance to see a spectrum of thought on the drug issues. Link added here on February 6, 1999.
Module on Youth Drug Abuse
Drug Related Pages
Drug Links followed from one of Doug Martin's Site.
National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information
Racism, Sexism, Class, and Age
Race and Racism in American Law
Conservative Perspectives (jeanne's judgment - you may disagree
T. Markus Funk's Views Online
I called this site conservative because it opposes the expunging of juvenile records.
It makes some good points, but it sees the youth as the problem.
But that's a superficial reading. I didn't get to spend a lot of time on it.
Violence in Schools from Natonal Center for Educational
Statistics(NCES). Online article and tables.
Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 1998 NCES Report taken from Bureau of Justice Statistics.
ERIC Index on School Safety
Documents online. School Violence An ERIC document.
Whole document and references online.
Teen Challenge Singapore
Third Generation Street Gangs: Turf, Cartels and NetWarriors
Only intro is online, but you should visit library to see whole article.
Personal Stories of Surviving Violence
The Family Violence Prevention Fund
Links to Criminology and Criminal Justice
Western Criminology Review
Online journal. Roam and read.
Sonoma State also supplies the Crime, Law, and Related Links.
Crime, Law, and Related Links on the Web
Good guide to finding stuff.
Cecil Greek's Criminal Justice Links
But the spider gives me the creeps, and it's as frenetic as our worm.
Cornell Law School Site Access to Supreme Court Reports
FINDLAW Index of Government Sites
Criminal Justice Web Registry Office of International Criminal Justice
You can't access these links, but the Registry gives you the information to head for the library.
Bibliography on "Gangs"Am. Assoc. of Univ. Presses
Includes some classics, and one work on grafitti art.
Links to Courses in Other Schools
Doug Martin's Deviance Course at Northwest Missouri State University
Links to Sociology Associations
Pacific Sociological Association
The American Sociological Association