Student Resources to
accompany Jeffrey Reiman's The Rich Get Richer & the Poor Get
This section of student
resources contains links to the most frequently used sources in the Rich
Get Richer plus a listing of selected sites helpful to students of
Getting Tough on Corporate Crime?
Enron and a Year of Corporate Financial
Scandals by Jeffrey Reiman and Paul Leighton
Rich Get Richer
contains data about all aspects of criminal justice in the United
States (over 600 tables from more than 100 sources).
Abstract of the United States from the U.S.
Dept of Census is ‘the National Data Book’ containing a collection of
statistics on social and economic conditions.
Reports published annually by the Federal
Bureau of Investigation, based on reports taken by police about crime (and
for that reason frequently regarded as a better measure of police behavior
than the extent of criminal victimization).
of Justice Statistics – a component of the U.S. Department of
Justice (DOJ) that is the primary source for criminal justice
statistics, including crime, criminal offenders, victims of
crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Much of the other government generated research is available through the National
Criminal Justice Reference Service, which acts as a clearinghouse for
reports generated by all bureaus of the DOJ's Office of Justice Programs; the National Institute of
Justice; the Office
of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Bureau of Justice
Assistance; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the
Office of National Drug Control Policy. The Social Statistics Briefing Room
also provides easy access to current Federal social statistics.
Other criminology sites:
Criminal Justice in a Democracy:
Supplemental Web Readings and Links - from Gary Potter's site
Justice Cybrary - Excellent and comprehensive set of links by Frank Schmalleger
and the Justice Research Association.
Resource Guide links to a variety of legal
topics, including law school.
Every American Should Know About Criminal Justice
– sponsored by the National Association of Institutions and
Alternatives, cover how to read crime statistics, basic facts, reforms,
solutions, cautions about the media and questions to ask anyone who wants
– a collection of sites on important social issues, including the Death
Penalty Information Center, council for responsible Genetics, the
Multinational Monitor, the United States Student Association and many
other public interest groups.
Rights: Protect Your Civil Liberties During Police Encounters