Cases on Technologies for Teaching Criminology and Victimology: Methodologies and Practices

Cases on Technologies for Teaching Criminology and Victimology: Methodologies and Practices

Raffaella Sette (University of Bologna, Italy)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2009|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 320
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-872-7
ISBN13: 9781605668727|ISBN10: 1605668729|EISBN13: 9781605668734
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Description:

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.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Antropo-sociological approach to criminology
  • Applied criminology and forensic psychiatry
  • Case studies in adolescent safety
  • Cybercrime
  • GIS and the study of criminology and victimology
  • History of criminology and foreign nations
  • How to manage child abuse cases
  • P.e.N.T.A.C.R.I.M.E.
  • Teaching criminology
  • Trafficking and sexual exploitation
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Cases on Technologies for Teaching Criminology and Victimology: Methodologies and Practices studies how the interaction among the culture and the academic research and the specific professional training needs of criminology and victimology experts start a positive interaction that is able to show new solutions. The book develops through case studies that can observe, in a holistic and dynamic way, real teaching, training and research situations.

– Raffaella Sette, University of Bologna, Italy
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Raffaella Sette, PhD in criminology, is senior researcher within the Department of Sociology of the University of Bologna (Italy) and she teaches “Criminal sociology” within the Faculty of Political Sciences and “Criminology” within the Faculty of Psychology. She is author of a large number of articles and essays concerning the sociology of the deviance, the criminology and the victimology. She is coordinator of the Editorial Board of the Criminology, Victimology and Security Journal, and since 2002, she is expert member of the Court of Surveillance of Bologna (Italy).
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  • Augusto Balloni, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Roberta Bisi, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Ernesto Caffo, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Andrea Pitasi, University of Chieti "G. D'Annunzio", Italy
  • Bruno Bertelli, University of Trento, Italy