Cases on Technologies for Teaching Criminology and Victimology: Methodologies and Practices, 1st Edition

  • Raffaella Sette
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668737
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668734
  • DDC: 364
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 346 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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As the explanation of crime and the social reaction to it depends on historical and cultural contexts, didactic methodologies are subject to continuous change in relation to theories and needs strictly linked to the profession. "Cases on Technologies for Teaching Criminology and Victimology: Methodologies and Practices" presents state-of-the-art research and teaching into the study of corruption and those affected by it, containing chapters authored by researchers, academic professors, and experts from all over the world. With examinations into real-life situations, this unique publication analyzes the benefits and disadvantages of various teaching methodologies in universities, police academies, and crime victim services.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword: Criminology and Victimology: Are We Teaching Social “Sciences” or Not?.
Preface: A Look to the Recent Past and Projection to the Future.
1: Teaching Criminology: Trends & Challenges.
2: Applied Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry: Cases and Practices.
3: Teaching Criminology: Socio-Anthropology of Crime.
4: The Misfortunes of “Criminology” in France: A Specific History (1880–2009).
5: Criminology as a Discipline in Modern Greece: Teaching, Research and Profession.
6: Criminology and Victimology: Operational Tools for New Social Problems.
7: P.E.N.T.A.C.R.I.M.E.: Project on Electronic ‘NTensive Advanced Teaching For Criminological Research … Intelligence in Media Era.
8: GIS: A New Tool for Criminology and Victimology's Studies1.
9: How to Train Professionals to Effectively Manage Child Abuse Cases: The Case-Example of a University-Based and Multidisciplinary Training Program in Italy.
10: Technologies for the Safety of Adolescent: The “Between School and Family Project” Case Study.
11: Victims of Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation: A Video Documentary to Analyze Measures of Prevention and Institutional Interventions.
12: Anthropo-Sociological Approach of the Criminology and Applied Victimology: Social Unrest, Insecurity, Fear.
13: Teaching Criminology and Police Science for Postgraduate Students at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
14: Criminology and Victimology: Disciplines That Look at the Professionals (of Teaching).
15: The Present Cybercrime: Operational and Instructive Experiences.
16: The Professional Training of the Italian Surveillance Magistracy: The Useful Knowledge of Criminology and Victimology for a Working Italian Prison System.
17: Teaching Criminology to Police Officers: Bologna's Local Police Case.
18: University Branches in Prison: The Italian Case.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.