Professor Kakar's book presents historical, global and local perspectives on human trafficking. The book also provides conceptual frameworks and theories for understanding the issue. Domestic and international efforts to combat, control and prevent human trafficking are also explored. Other issues, including protections for victims and technology and trafficking, are also discussed.
The goal of this study is to enhance public safety through effective identification, investigation and prosecution of anti-LGBTQ/GNC hate crimes in Miami. This important goal will be achieved by examining and documenting victimization experiences, offender characteristics and motivations, crime reporting and case processing nuances, and the criminal justice system’s challenges and opportunities for reform.
Professor Goddard published a new book entitled Youth, Community and the Struggle for Social Justice
In this book, Goddard and Myers offer an examination of the creative ideas that twelve US-based social justice organizations put forward for how participation in social change might spur not only individual-level change in young people, but community-wide mobilization against the harms resulting from the "tough on crime" movement and neoliberal carceralism.
Dr. Pires' research on the spatial distribution of redwood burl poaching in the Redwood State and National Parks and its implications on policy is discussed in the Smithsonian.
Dr. Gilmer's recent research findings from an FAO-funded project on maritime piracy, illegal fishing, and the development of Somalia's fisheries sector is being featured by the Oxford Research Group's Sustainable Security program.
Lower levels of brain activity during childhood may lead to decreased self-control and, eventually, delinquent behavior in adolescence, according to a new study published by a team of researchers from FIU and the University of Michigan.