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SOCIO – PHYSICS : Applying the Natural Sciences to Criminal Justice and Penology

Author: 
Blakely, Curtis and Michelle, Truman State University
Credentials: 
CB: Ph D, Southern Illinois University; MB: Ph D, Auburn University

Using physics and biology to examine social dynamics is not new and is often referred to as socio-physics. This is the first sustained attempt utilizing current research to apply this approach to the fields of criminal justice and penology. The authors intend this new research to promote a more innovative, creative and critical approach to the classic issues of criminal justice, penology and correctional / offender issues.

Chapter One - The Prison: An Institution in Crisis…………………………………………
Chapter Two - The Prison as a Living Organism…………………………………………..
Chapter Three - Sub-atomic Particles and Prisoners………………………………………
Chapter Four - Thermodynamics, Newtonian Motion, and the Prison……………………..
Chapter Five - Applying Humanized Physics to Penology…………………………………
Chapter Six - Prison Specialization and Offender Amenability……………………………
Chapter Seven - Literary Equations………………………………………………………..
Chapter Eight - Ich Bin Feuer und Flamme Dafur………………………………………….
Appendix……………………………………………………………………………………
Index………………………………………………………………………………………..

Market: 
Criminal Justice, Law, Penology, Sociology, Socio-Physics, Contemporary Correctional Issues, Rehabilitation and Offender reintegration
Release Date: 
September 15th, 2016
ISBN: 
Cloth: 978-1-680530-11-7
Price: 
$49.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
212
Index: 
Yes
Bibliography: 
Yes
Illustrations: 
Yes - B/W photographs/graphs
CIP: 
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
1727 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 507
Washington, DC 20036

Irish Research Series: 
No