research

Billy R. Close

Close, Billy R.. 2011. “Perceptions of Disproportionate Minority Contact: An Assessment of Risk Factors Impacting Delinquency among Young Black Males in Duval County, Florida” Study and Technical Report for Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice and 21st Century Research and Evaluation.

Williams, Brian and Billy R. Close. 2008. “Perceptions of Bias-Based Policing: Implications for Police Policy and Practice” Racial Divide: Racial and Ethnic Bias in Criminal Justice.

Close, Billy R.. 2007. “Bridging the Gap Between Diversity and Social Justice: Personal, Professional and Pedagogical Insights from Courses on Race, Diversity and Crime” Letters from the Future: Linking Students and Teachers with the Diversity of Everyday Life.

Dix-Richardson, Felecia and Billy R. Close. 2002. “Intersections of Race, Religion, and Inmate Culture: The Historical Development of Islam in American Corrections” Religion, the Community and the Rehabilitation of Criminal Offenders .

Tollett, T. and Billy R. Close. 1991. “The Over-Representation of Blacks in Florida’s Juvenile Justice System” Race and Criminal Justice.