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Author: Kevin J. Martin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.
Keywords: children, impact, programming, television, violent
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422315169
ISBN-13: 9781422315163

Television is an integral part of the lives of American families. By the time most children begin the first grade, they will have spent the equivalent of 3 school years in front of the TV set. The Fed. Communications Comm. (FCC) received a congressional request to undertake an inquiry on television violence. This report contains the FCCżs examination of the problem. Contents: Introduction; The Effects of Viewing Violent Television Programming on Children; Law & Policy Addressing the Distribution of Violent Television Programming; Defining Violent or Excessively or Gratuitously Violent Program

Author: Joseph Lieberman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: threat, congressional, report, terrorist, homegrown, islamist, extremism, internet, violent
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437918700
ISBN-13: 9781437918700

Details how violent Islamist terrorist groups like al-Qaeda are using the Internet to enlist followers into the global violent Islamist terrorist movement and to increase support for the movement, ranging from ideological support, to fundraising, and ultimately to planning and executing terrorist attacks. Also examines the increasing number of homegrown incidents. Explores the four-step radicalization process through which an individual can be enticed to adopt a violent Islamist extremist mindset and act on the ideologyżs call to violence. Identifies the disturbingly broad array of materials

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crime, america, council, report, first, state, violent
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788136550
ISBN-13: 9780788136559

Contents: America's three crime challenges (prevention, protection, restraint; revolving-door justice vs. representative democracy); America's ticking crime bomb (violent crime by the numbers: UCR & NCVS; concentrated by race, place & age; demographics; dynamics; voters are not fools); the reality of revolving-door justice (why prison pays; who really goes to prison?); the good news about fighting violent crime (law enforcement matters; behind drops in violent crime: cops at work; meeting America's crime challenges). Charts & tables.

Author: Patricia Torbet
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: juvenile, crime, violent, serious, responses, state
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1996-10-01
ISBN-10: 078814572X
ISBN-13: 9780788145728

Documents the changes sweeping across the Nation in the handling of serious & violent juvenile offenders. All legislation enacted in 1992-95 that targeted violent or other serious crime by juveniles was analyzed to determine common themes & trends. Telephone surveys of juvenile justice practitioners in every State provided anecdotal information about substantive & procedural changes that have occurred as a result of the new laws. This report presents a compilation of these changes, an analysis of the direction of those changes &, where appropriate, a historical perspective. Charts & tables.

Author: David R. Smock
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: peacemaking, islamic
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437912753
ISBN-13: 9781437912753

The report notes: (1) Muslims in general and Muslim leaders particularly have often been severely criticized for not more energetically condemning the violent acts of Muslim extremists; (2) Violent extremists are on one edge of the Muslim community; they are counter-balanced by a growing movement of Muslim peacemakers; (3) Equally as notable as Islamic militancy but less noted are Muslimsż: (a) widespread condemnation of terrorism and other violent acts; (b) promotion of interfaith dialogue; (c) education of Muslim youth and reeducation of extremist Muslims; and (d) promotion of peaceful conf

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: violent, crime, drug, control, strategy, illinois
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 1995-10
ISBN-10: 0788125303
ISBN-13: 9780788125300

Includes detailed data on Illinois: drug availability & use (cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana, other illicit drugs, among high school students, among arrestees, among probationers, among prison inmates, perinatal substance abuse, & HIV infection resulting from IV drug use); violent crime; & emergent issues (firearms & violent crime, domestic violence, gangs, heroin, alcohol abuse, etc.). Current efforts & impact focuses on: law enforcement, prosecution, & probation & prison. 22 charts, tables & maps.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: enforcement, responses, violent, crime, law, summit, safety, nineties, attorney, generals, public
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 1991-06
ISBN-10: 0941375722
ISBN-13: 9780941375726

Proceedings of a conference held in Washington, D.C. Includes summaries of 20 sessions including: innovations in policing, violence against children, the National Drug Control Strategy, hate crimes, violent street gangs, organized crime, new investigative tools, managing the expanding prison population, and much more.
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