Literature Based Dissertation Criminology

Reference works make excellent starting points for research; they provide concise articles on key topics by scholars of the field, often accompanied by suggestions for further reading. The sources listed below are print volumes shelved in the Van Pelt Library Reference Stacks, on the first floor of Van Pelt, unless otherwise noted.

  • Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice by David Weisburd (Editor); Gerben Bruinsma (Editor)
    Publication Date: 2014-03-28
    A mammoth 10-volume work. Although in a difficult-to-use interface, this provides international perspective on corrections and criminal justice supervision in the community; courts, sentencing and the judicial system; crimes, criminals and victims; crime places and situations; explanations for criminal behaviour; forensic science; data, methods and statistics; police and law enforcement; psychology of law; and social interventions and prevention.
  • Prisons and Prison Systems by Mitchel P. Roth
    Call Number: HV8665 .R67 2006 Van Pelt Reference Stacks
    Historical overview of institutions and systems around the world, as well as penal theories, prisoner culture and life, and notable prisoners and personnel.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Disinhibition, Violence Exposure, and Delinquency: A Test of How Self-Control Affects the Impact of Exposure to Violence, Wyatt Brown

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The Guilty But Mentally Ill Verdict: Assessing the Impact of Informing Jurors of Verdict Consequences, Erin Elizabeth Cotrone

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The Relationship between Psychopathic Personality Traits and Lying, Jason A. Dobrow

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Delving into the Heart of Victimization Risk: Examining the Interactive Relationship between Demographic Factors and Context, Amy Sheena Eggers

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A Power Conflict Approach to Animal Cruelty: Examining How Economic Power Influences the Creation of Animal Cruelty Laws, Leonard J. Genco

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The Role of Gender in Self-Control and Intimate Partner Violence, Laura Marie Gulledge

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The Restrictive Deterrent Effect of Warning Banners in a Compromised Computer System, Christian Jordan-Michael Howell

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Tactics of Sexual Control and Negative Health Outcomes, Anna Elizabeth Kleppe

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The Applicability of Criminology to Terrorism Studies: An Exploratory Study of ISIS Supporters in the United States, Amanda Marie Sharp Parker

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The Path to Violent Behavior: The Harmful Aftermath of Childhood Trauma, Nicholas Michael Perez

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The Effects of Racial Bias on Perceptions of Intimate Partner Violence Scenarios, Batya Yisraela Rubenstein

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Reel or Reality? The Portrayal of Prostitution in Major Motion Pictures, Raleigh Blasdell

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Psychopathy and Perception of Vulnerability, Barbara Joyce Dinkins

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Effect of Empathy on Death Penalty Support in Relation to the Racial Divide and Gender Gap, Brian Godcharles

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Exploring the Interactive Effects of Social Learning Theory and Psychopathy on Serious Juvenile Delinquency, Brandy Barenna Henderson

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Tampa Electric Company's Big Bend Utility Plant in Hillsborough County, Florida: A Case Study, Lynne M. Hodalski-Champagne

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Thirty Year Follow-Up of Juvenile Homicide Offenders, Norair Khachatryan

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Organized Crime in Insurance Fraud: An Empirical Analysis of Staged Automobile Accident Rings, Chris Longino

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The Role of Social Support in the Disclosure and Recovery Process of Rape Victims, Jessica Nicole Mitchell

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Evaluating the Social Control of Banking Crimes: An Examination of Anti-Money Laundering Deficiencies and Industry Success, Erin M. Mulligan

 

Elite Deviance, Organized Crime, and Homicide: A Cross-National Quantitative Analysis, Carol L.s. Trent

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An Evaluation of the Utah First District Mental Health Court: Gauging the Efficacy of Diverting Offenders Suffering With Serious Mental Illness, Stephen Guy VanGeem

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Rape, Race, and Capital Punishment in North Carolina: A Qualitative Approach to Examining an Enduring Cultural Legacy, Douglas Wholl

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Tattoo: A Mark of Subversion, Deviance, or Mainstream Self-Expression?, Jocelyn Camacho

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Juvenile and Adult Involvement in Double Parricide and Familicide in the U.S.: An Empirical Analysis of 20 Years of Data, Averi Rebekah Fegadel

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Predicting Successful Drug Court Graduation: Exploring Demographic and Psychosocial Factors among Medication-Assisted Drug Court Treatment Clients, Autumn Michelle Frei

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Experimentally Evaluating Statistical Patterns of Offending Typology For Burglary: A Replication Study, Lance Edwin Gilmore

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Developmental Trajectories of Physical Aggression and Nonaggressive Rule-Breaking among At-risk Males and Females during Late Childhood and Early Adolescence, Eugena Givens

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Predicting Fear of Crime using a Multilevel and Multi-Model Approach: A Study in Hillsborough County, Jonathan Maskaly

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Public Knowledge and Sentiments about Elite Deviance, Cedric Michel

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The Influence of Community Context on Social Control: A Multi-Level Examination of the Relationship between Race/Ethnicity, Drug Offending, and Juvenile Court Outcomes, Jennifer Peck

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Assessing the Relationship Between Hotspots of Lead and Hotspots of Crime, Kimberly L. Barrett

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A Life-Course Approach to Sexual Offending: Examining the Continuity of Juvenile Sexual Offending into Adulthood and Subsequent Patterns of Recidivism, Maude Beaudry-Cyr

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Examining the link between self-control and misconduct in a multi-agency sample of police supervisors: A test of two theories, Christopher Matthew Donner

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The Impact of Hyperfemininity on Explicit and Implicit Blame Assignment and Police Reporting of Alcohol Facilitated Rape in a Sample of College Women, Sarah Ehlke

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Rurality and Intimate Partner Homicide: Exploring the Relationship between Place, Social Structure, and Femicide in North Carolina, Amelia Kirkland

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Self-Control, Attitudinal Beliefs, and White-Collar Crime Intentions, Melissa Anne Lugo

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Zero Tolerance for Marginal Populations: Examining Neoliberal Social Controls in American Schools, Brian Gregory Sellers

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State-Corporate Crime in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Veronica Jane Winters

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Assessing racial differences in offending trajectories: A life-course view of the race-crime relationship, Michael S. Caudy

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Mental Health Courts Effectiveness in Reducing Recidivism and Improving Clinical Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis, Brittany Cross

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General Strain Theory and Juvenile Delinquency: A Cross-Cultural Study, Wen-Hsu Lin

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General Strain Theory, Race, and Delinquency, Jennifer Peck

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Developmental Trajectories of Self-Control: Assessing the Stability Hypothesis, James Vance Ray

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Explaining the "Female Victim Effect" in Capital Sentencing Decisions: A Case for Sex-Specific Models of Capital Sentencing Research, Tara N. Richards

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A Multilevel Model of Police Corruption: Anomie, Decoupling, and Moral Disengagement, Ruth Zschoche

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Domestic violence within law enforcement families: The link between traditional police subculture and domestic violence among police, Lindsey Blumenstein

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Rape attitudes and beliefs: A replication study, Rhissa Emily Briones

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Reel images: Representations of adult male prisons by the film industry, Melissa E. Fenwick

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The roles of social bonds, personality, and rational decision-making: An empirical investigation into hirschi's "new" control theory, Jonathan Intravia

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Power-control theory: An examination of private and public patriarchy, Jessica Nicole Mitchell

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The influence of parental support on antisocial behavior among sixth through eleventh graders, José Ordóñez

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A rational choice approach to professional crime using a meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature, Douglas J. Wholl

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Exploring the role of social support in heterosexual women's use and receipt of non-lethal intimate partner violence, Kathryn A. Branch

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County level predictors of homicide and suicide in the state of Florida, Kelly K. Browning

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Self-control, gang membership, and victimization: An integrated approach to the risk factors of violent victimization, Kristina Childs

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Assessing the issue of arbitrariness in capital sentencing in North Carolina: Are the effects of legally relevant variables racially invariant?, Judith Kavanaugh Earl

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The impact of victim-offender familial relationships on capital sentencing outcomes, Katharine D. Evans

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All the news thatÌ?s fit to print? media reporting of environmental protection agency penalties assessed against the petroleum refining industry, 1997-2003, Melissa L. Jarrell

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The effect of knowledge gain on capital punishment: A partial test of the marshall hypothesis, Alexander Able Savon

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Social structure and social learning in delinquency: A test of Akers' social structure-social learning model, Stephen W. Verrill

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Differences in frequency and severity of violence for intimate terrorism across genders: A test of Johnson's theory, Shelly Wagers

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Strain, personality traits, and deviance among adolescents: Moderating factors, Jennifer J. Wareham

 

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