Transvestic Sex Offenders’ Use of Defense Mechanisms

Research Proposal from first year as PhD student. Transvestic Sex Offenders’ Use of Defense Mechanisms Abstract Individuals who experience childhood trauma and abuse are more likely to be inhibited from reaching more mature defense levels (Cramer, 2012). Children who begin developing an identity disorder or an antisocial personality disorder are largely affected by the lack … Continue reading Transvestic Sex Offenders’ Use of Defense Mechanisms

The Deterrent Effects of Electronic Monitoring on Sex Offenders

Introduction Electronic monitoring has become widely used across all fifty United States. Policy makers have suggested several reasons for the widespread implementation of such devices, including alternatives to sentencing, prison overcrowding issues, part of parole stipulations for moderate to high-risk offenders, and in some cases of pre-trial release. In more recent years, the use of … Continue reading The Deterrent Effects of Electronic Monitoring on Sex Offenders

Electronic Monitoring: Perceptions and Experiences of Chronic Violent Offenders- research proposal

Introduction Reentry of offenders back into the community has been a growing concern for criminologists and policy makers. Due to the amplified incarceration rates over the past several decades, and the notion that the majority of offenders will eventually return home from prison, many are left wondering what the effects are going to be once … Continue reading Electronic Monitoring: Perceptions and Experiences of Chronic Violent Offenders- research proposal

Pills and Needles: The opiate epidemic

Let’s start this off with a bang and look at one of the biggest problems facing the US right now. And I can guarantee either you or someone you know has been personally affected by this issue. This is the first of a multi-part series on the opiate epidemic. There’s going to be a lot … Continue reading Pills and Needles: The opiate epidemic