Sociology

James David Ballard - Recent Publications

Journal Articles 

Coleman, Kathryn and James David Ballard. 2012. “Academia and Intelligence Agencies: Symbiosis or Cooptation?” Journal of the Global Homeland Security Education Network 1:1-21. 

Kathryn Dabbour and James David Ballard. 2011. “Information Literacy and U.S. Latino College Students: A Cross-Cultural Analysis.” New World Library 112: 347-364. 

Johnson, Roger, Morten Bremer Maerli, Eddie Bitzer and James David Ballard. 2008. “Two SimpleModels of Nuclear Transparency.” International Journal of Social Inquiry 1:201-237. 

Ballard, James David and Fred Dilger. 2008. “Scenario Development in Oil and Gas Management:Envisioning the Future by Means of Analytical Techniques.” Strategic Insights, VII. 15 pages Available on-line at http://www.ccc.nps.navy.mil/si/2008/Feb/ballardFeb08.pdf

Ballard, James David and Fred Dilger. 2008. “Using Social Scientific Methodological Approaches to Reducing Risk: How the Risk Reduction Approach Works with Oil and Gas Faculties.” International Journal of Social Inquiry, 1(1): 105-119. 

Ballard, James David. 2007. “Perceptions and the Social-Political Aspects of Nuclear Power and Nuclear Waste Disposal.” The Journal of Physical Security, 2(1). 18 pages. Available on-line at: http://jps.anl.gov/v2iss1.html

Ballard, James David, Melanie Klein and Amanda Dean. 2007. “Mentoring for Success in Criminal Justice and Criminology: Teaching Professional Socialization in Graduate Programs.” Journal of Criminal Justice Education 18:283-297. 

Bailey, Kathleen and James David Ballard. 2006. “Social Skills Training: Effects on Behavior and Recidivism with First-time Adjudicated Youth.” Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice 2:26-42. 

Baro, Agnes and James David Ballard. 2005. “Immunization or Incarceration: Can Policy Choices Equal Governmental Child Neglect?” Humanity and Society 29:5-23. 

Boyns, David and James David Ballard. 2004. “Developing a Sociological Theory for the Empirical Understanding of Terrorism.” The American Sociologist 35:5-25. 

Ballard, James David. 2004. “The Petard and the Promise: Underserved Populations and Technology in Higher Education.” Humboldt Journal of Social Relations 28:82-103. 

Klein, Melanie and James David. 2004. “Down with the ‘Homies’: Artistic Expression, Group Identity and Articulation of Gender in Sub Pop Culture.” Popular Culture Review 15:77-90. 

Ballard, James David and Kristine Mullendore. 2003. “Weapons of Mass Victimization, Radioactive Waste Shipments and Environmental Laws: Policy Making and First Responders.” American Behavioral Scientist 46:766-781. 

Ballard, James David. 2003. “Asymmetrical Sabotage Tactics, Nuclear Facilities/Materials, and Vulnerability Analysis.” Osterreichische Militarische Zeitschrift 2:26-30. 

Ballard, James David, Joseph Hornik and Douglas McKenzie. 2002. “Technological Facilitation of Terrorism: Definitional, Legal, and Policy Issues.” American Behavioral Scientist 45: 989-1016. Reprinted in A. O’Day, 2004. Cyberterrorism. London: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 

Ballard, James David, Barbara Brents and Amanda Dean. 2002. “The Oklahoma City Bombing and Policy Maker Presentations in the Media.” Popular Culture Review 13:89-101. 

Bailey, Kathleen, James David Ballard and Suzanne Wolf. 2001. “Community Probation for Juvenile Offenders: Important Lessons of Coordinated Enforcement Programs.” Journal for Juvenile Justice and Detention Services 16:19-35. 

Books/Collected Works/Compendiums 

Ballard, James David and Vickie Jensen. 2007. Teaching Qualitative Methods: A Collection of Syllabi and Instructional Materials, 4th edition. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. 

Ballard, James David. 2005. Terrorism, Media and Public Policy. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. 

Steihausler, Friedrich, Morton Bremer Maerli, Stan Rydell, George Bunn and James David Ballard. 2004. Terrorist Attacks on Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Materials Transports. Brussels, Belgium: NATO. 

Ballard, James David. 2001. Qualitative Research Methods: Syllabi and Instructional Materials, 2nd Edition. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. 

Book Chapters 

James David Ballard and Fred Dilger. 2012. “Energy-related Counterterrorism.” In Counterterrorism:From the Cold War to the War on Terror, Edited by Frank Shanty. Santa Barbara: ABC-CILO. 

Ballard, James David. 2010. In Pioneers of Public Sociology: 30 Years of Humanity and Society. Edited by C. Dolgen and M. Chayko. Cornwall on the Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing. Reprint of original piece from 2004. “Crime, Deviance and Criminal Justice: In Search of a Radical Humanistic Perspective – A Rejoinder.” Humanity and Society 27:336-339. 

Ballard, James David and Kristine Mullendore. 2007. “Legal Policy to Counteract the Threat of Catastrophic Terrorism.” Pp. 32-44 in NATO and Terrorism: On Scene: New Challenges for First Responders and Civil Protection, Edited by Friedrich Steinhausler and Frances Edwards. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. 

Ballard, James David. 2007. “Where is my Package - Exactly? Nuclear Waste Transportation, Public Safety and ITS.” Pp. 45-56 in Bringing ITS all Together, Edited by Sheila H. Conway. Las Vegas, NV: Clark County Comprehensive Planning, Nuclear Waste Program. 

Ballard, James David. 2006. “The Teaching and Technology Reality Check: Can Professors Empower Disadvantaged Students by our Choices?” Pp. 219-232 in Excellent Teaching in the Excellent University: Realities and Possibilities for Voice in the College Classroom, Edited by Jerome Rabow. Bethesda, MD: Academica Press. 

Mullendore, Kristine and James David Ballard. 2005. “Presumption of Response to Terrorism: Potential Legal Aspects Relative to First Responders.” Pp. 82-99 in NATO and Terrorism: Catastrophic Terrorism and First Responders, Edited by Friedrich Steinhausler and Frances Edwards. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. 

Becker, Larry and James David Ballard. 2005. “Federal Programs and their Potential to Incite Political Violence: The Transportation Program for Yucca Mountain and Terrorist Adversaries.” In Terrorism: Readings, Research, and Realities, Edited by Lynne Snowden and Brad Whitsel. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Republished as e-book in Jan. 2009 by Pearson Custom Publishing. 

Little, Dominic and James David Ballard. 2005. “Organizational Characteristics for Groups who would use Weapons of Mass Victimization.” In Terrorism: Readings, Research, and Realities, Edited by Lynne Snowden and Brad Whitsel. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Republished as e-book in Jan. 2009 by Pearson Custom Publishing. 

Bailey, Kathleen and James David Ballard. 2002. “Community Probation for Juvenile Offenders: Planning for Coordinated Enforcement Programs.” In Safeguarding our Youth: Successful School & Community Programs, Edited by D. Rea and J. J. Bergin. New York: McGraw-Hill. 

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Counter Terrorism Security Survey for Commercial Facilities.” Principles of Security, 4th, Edited by T.A. Ricks, B. G. Tillett, and C. W. Van Meter. Bethesda, MD: Anderson Publishing. 

Ballard, James David. 1997. "Intermediate Sanctions and Electronic Monitoring." Corrections: An Issues Approach, 4th edition. Edited by M. Schwartz and L. F. Travis II. Bethesda, MD: Anderson Publishing. 

Contributions/Book Reviews/Encyclopedia Entries 

Stevens, Ruth S, Kristine Botsford Mullendore and James David Ballard. 2013. “Looking for the Law: ACJS Program Certification Standards and Introductory Criminal Justice Textbooks.” Available at Social Science Research Network (SSRN), http://ssrn.com/abstract=2191769. 

Dilger, Fred, James David Ballard and Robert Halstead. 2012 “Physical Protection of Spent Fuel Shipments: Resolution of Stakeholder Concerns through Rulemaking.” Waste Management. Phoenix, AZ. Reviewed conference proceedings. 

Dilger, Fred, Robert Halstead and James David Ballard. 2012. “Full-scale Cask Testing and Public Acceptance of Spent Nuclear Fuel Shipments.” Waste Management. Phoenix, AZ. Reviewed conference proceedings. 

Cooper, Natasha and James David Ballard. 2011. “Bonnie Parker.” In Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues, Edited by Vickie Jensen. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. 

Sogomonyan, Nune and James David Ballard. 2011. “Ann Bonny.” In Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues, Edited by Vickie Jensen. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. 

Azzarito, Shelly and James David Ballard. 2011. “Katherine Howard.” In Women Criminals: An Encyclopedia of People and Issues, Edited by Vickie Jensen. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. 

Halstead, Robert J., Fred Dilger and James David Ballard. 2011. “Yucca Mountain Transportation Planning: Lessons Learned, 1984-2009.” Waste Management 2011. Phoenix, Arizona. Reviewed conference proceedings. 

Ballard, James David. 2011. “Door Art and Teacher Approachability.” Reprint of submission from ASA Teaching Qualitative Methods: A Collection of Syllabi and Instructional Materials, 4th edition. Authors: Ballard, James David and Vickie Jensen. 2007. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. Qualitative Teaching Materials. New version available in ASA’s TRAILS electronic resources for teaching. 

Ballard, James David. 2010. “Conflict Theory and Religious Violence.” In Religion and Violence: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict from Antiquity to the Present, Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, Inc. 

Ballard, James David. 2010. “The World Trade Center Bombing and Religious Violence.” In Religion and Violence: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict from Antiquity to the Present, Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, Inc. 

Ballard, James David. 2010. “Organizational Profiling.” In Protecting the Homeland from International and Domestic Terrorism Threats, eds. Fenstermacher, Laurie, Larry Kuznar and Anne Speckhard. National Security Institute (Joint Staff): Washington, DC. Contribution. 

Mateescu, Ioana and James David Ballard. 2009. “Review of Transforming Youth Justice: Occupational Identity and Cultural Change.International Criminal Justice Review, 19: 81-82. 

Ballard, James David. 2008. “Review of Terror, Culture and Politics: Rethinking 9/11.” Political Communication. 25: 103-104. 

Ballard, James David and Kristine Mullendore. 2008. “Reasonable Suspicion.” Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Publisher Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Ballard, James David, Beverly Cabello and Arlinda Eaton. 2006. “TNE and Evidence.” TECSCU Newsletter (Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities). Also re-published in From the Courtyard (newsletter for the Michael D. Eisner College of Education). 

Ballard, James David. 2005. “Gresham Sykes.” Encyclopedia of Criminology. Publisher: Routledge. 

Ballard, James David. 2005. “Grade Inflation.” Phi Kappa Phi Forum. 84: 23-24. 

Halstead, Robert J., Fred Dilger and James David Ballard. 2004. “Beyond the Mountains: Nuclear Waste Transportation and the Rediscovery of Nevada.” Waste Management 2004. Tucson, AZ. Conference proceedings. 

Ballard, James David. 2003. “Clean-up and Rebuilding.” Encyclopedia of World Terrorism. ME Sharpe: Santa Barbara, CA. 

Dean, Amanda, Cathleen Barham, Kathleen Bailey and James David Ballard. 2003. “Gender Comparisons of Treatment and Programming in an Intensive Supervision Program for Juvenile Offenders.” Women, Girls, and Criminal Justice Report, 4: 85-87, 90-91. 

Ballard, James David. 2002. “Yucca Mountain, Terrorism, and Shipments of Nuclear Waste.” Nuclear Neighborhoods. State of Nevada, Agency for Nuclear Projects: Carson City, NV. Advocacy collection. 

Ballard, James David and Kristine Mullendore. 2002. “A Practitioner’s Guide to the Administration of Electronic Monitoring Programs.” Offenders Program Report, 5: 67-68, 75-78. 

Mullendore, Kristine and James David Ballard. 2002. Revised “A Practitioners Guide.” and reprinted as “Legal Issues Related to Electronic Monitoring Programs.” Journal of Offender Monitoring, 15:5, 16-20. 

Halstead, Robert, Fred Dilger and James David Ballard. 2001. “State of Nevada Studies of Potential Terrorism and Sabotage Against Spent Fuel Shipments.” Waste Management 2001. Conference proceedings. 

Ballard, James David. 2001. “Review of Air Wars: The Fight to Reclaim Public Broadcasting.” Humanity and Society, 25. 

Bailey, Kathleen and James David Ballard. 2001. “Community Probation Programs for Juveniles and the use of Electronic Monitoring.” Journal of Offender Monitoring, 14: 19, 29. Professional journal. 

Ballard, James David. 2001. “Greeting History and Negotiating Peace.” Grand Valley Review, 23: 66-74. 

Halstead, Bob, James David Ballard and Fred Dilger. 2001. “Nuclear Waste Transportation Terrorism and Sabotage: Critical Issues.” 13th Annual Symposium on Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials (PATRAM 2001), Conference CD Rom. Chicago: PATRAM, Inc. Conference proceedings. 

Bailey, Kathleen and James David Ballard. 2001. “Community Policing and Probation: Coordinated Enforcement Programs for Juvenile Offenders.” Offenders Monitoring Report, 4: 67-68, 77-78. 

Mullendore, Kristine and James David Ballard. 2000. “Equal Protection Implications of Electronic Monitoring: Administrative Issues.” Journal of Electronic Monitoring, 13: 13-15. 

Mullendore, Kristine and James David Ballard. 2000. “Electronic Monitoring: Who Should Bear the Cost?” Journal of Offender Monitoring

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Review of Profit Without Honor: White-collar Crime and the Looting of America.Criminal Justice Review, 25: 130-131. 

Ballard, James David. 1997. “Review of Statistics for the Social Sciences.” Journal of Official Statistics, 13: 97-100. 

Ballard, James David. 1997. “Review of One for All: The Logic of Group Conflict.” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 20: 128-130. 

Ballard, James David. 1996. “Review of The Survey Kit.Journal of Official Statistics, 2: 436-440. 

Ballard, James David. 1995. “Review of Using Murder: The Social Construction of Serial Homicide.Symbolic Interaction. 18: 221-223. 

Ballard, James David. 1994. “Review of The Un-TV and the 10 MPH Car: Experiments in Personal Freedom and Everyday Life.Humanity and Society, 18. 

Government/Agency Reports 

Ballard, James David. 2012. “Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Disaster: Implications for Further Research on Terrorism and Sabotage.” State of Nevada, Nuclear Waste Projects Office, Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2011. “Summary of Risk Perception Research Regarding Nuclear Waste Transportation.” State of Nevada, Nuclear Waste Projects Office, Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2011. “Radicalization.” Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department, Operations Bureau. Service learning project – Soc 485, Summer 2011. 

Ballard, James David. 2011. “Report on the status of the NRC proposed rulemaking for 10 CFR 73.37, Physical Protection of Irradiated Reactor Fuel In Transit, and a compilation of written comments Submitted to the NRC in response to the October 13, 2010 Federal Register notice (75 FR 62695-62716). Report includes comments submitted to NRC on the associated guidance document, NUREG-0561, Rev.2.” State of Nevada, Nuclear Waste Projects Office, Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2011. “Report Reviewing Safety and Security Aspects of the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster, Identifying Human-Initiated Events Before and After the Earthquake and Tsunami. State of Nevada, Nuclear Waste Projects Office, Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2011. “Prison Radicalization.” Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center. Los Angeles, CA. Service learning project – Soc 485, Winter 2010/2011. 

Ballard, James David. 2010. “Report on Methodologies Used in Preparation of Transportation Sabotage Scenarios from 2001 to 2010: Research for NRC Hearing Testimony.” Tri-phase project including literature review, analytical matrix and application of risk assessment methodology. State of Nevada, Nuclear Waste Projects Office. 

Ballard, James David. 2009. “General Accounting Office (GAO) Request for Feedback on Radioactive Waste Management.” Written review of proposed methodology to study various storage alternatives. GAO: Denver, CO. 

Clark, Mark, Brian Janiskee, Donavan Chau, William Green, Christopher Lee and James David Ballard. 2009. “STORM: Methodology for Identifying Potential Nodes of Operations for Terrorist Groups and Criminal Transnational Organizations.” National Security Agency, Institute for Analysis: Washington, DC. Service learning project done with two classes – Soc 485 Summer 2008 and Fall 2008. 

Ballard, James David. 2009. “Internet Threats Project.” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department: Los Angeles, CA. Service learning project done with two classes – Soc 485 Summer 2008 and Fall 2008. 

Ballard, James David. 2007. “Assessment of Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Developed by DOE.” Nevada’s Agency for Nuclear Projects: Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2007. “Threat Assessment of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in California”. Nevada’s Agency for Nuclear Projects: Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2003. “Comparative Review of Technical, Security, and Terrorism Related Issues Addressed in the United States General Accounting Office, ‘Spent Nuclear Fuel: Options Exist to Further Enhance Security’, Report # GAO-03-426.” Nevada’s Agency for Nuclear Projects: Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 2002. "Shelter-In-Place: The Logic of High-Level Nuclear Waste Security." State of Nevada’s Agency for Nuclear Projects: Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David, Donald Stewart, Kristine Kerrigan, and Jennifer Schneider. 2000. “Nuclear Waste Transportation Accidents: State of Nevada’s Curriculum Guide for Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Medical Personal.” Nuclear Waste Projects Office: Carson City, Nevada. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “The Impacts: Department of Energy Draft Environmental Impact Statement” post-publication review. Nuclear Waste Projects Office: Carson City, Nevada. 

Ballard, James David, Bruce Bikle, Kristine Mullendore and Linda Rynbrandt. 1998. “Diversity Report: A Report on the Strategies used by Local Legal Employers to Address the Issue of Diversity in the Grand Rapids Legal Workforce.” Grand Rapids Bar Association: Grand Rapids. 

Ballard, James David, Bruce Bikle, Kristine Mullendore and Linda Rynbrandt. 1998. “Grand Rapids Bar Association Diversity Summit - Conference Materials.” Grand Rapids Bar Association: Grand Rapids, MI

Ballard, James David. 1998. “Non-Human Assessment Technology.” Nuclear Waste Projects Office: Carson City, NV. 

Halstead, Robert J. and James David Ballard. 1997. “Nuclear Waste Transportation Security and Safety Issues.” Nuclear Waste Projects Office: Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David. 1997. "Preliminary Study of Sabotage and Terrorism as Transportation Risk Factors Associated with the Proposed Yucca Mountain High-level Nuclear Waste Facility.” Nuclear Waste Projects Office: Carson City, NV. 

Halstead, Robert J. and James David Ballard. 1997. “Nuclear Waste Transportation Security and Safety Issues: Potential Transportation Impacts of S.104 and H.R.1270." Nuclear Waste Projects Office: Carson City, NV. 

Ballard, James David, William Miller, Melissa Monson, and Mary Morton. 1993. “Summary Eviction in Clark County.” Nevada Legal Services: Las Vegas, NV

Poems 

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Mala Juju.” Poetry Genius. Download date: September 20, 2000. Available at: http://www.nbc.com/

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Southern Prayer.” Grand Valley Review, 21: 61. 

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Kosovo.” Grand Valley Review, 21: 61. 

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Agnes.” Grand Valley Review, 21: 61. 

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Alt Music.” Grand Valley Review, 21: 61. 

Ballard, James David. 2000. “Desert Dog.” The Thin Wire. Download date: September 21, 2000. Available at: www.hotlink.to/the_thin_wire/jdballard.html

Ballard, James David. 1999. “SOS.” OnCue Magazine. Download date: December 26, 1999. Available at: http://www83.pair.com/oncue/i2/poetry.sos.html

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Bureaucratic Anomie.” Journal of Creative Social Discourse, 3: 2. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Faith Down in the Mud.” Journal of Creative Social Discourse, 3: 3. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “School Days.” Journal of Creative Social Discourse, 3: 3. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Charles Bukowski.” Grand Valley Review, 20: 32. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Powdered Milk.” Grand Valley Review, 20: 33. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “E-date.” Grand Valley Review, 19: 38. 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “5-7-5.” MindFire Poetry Journal. Download date: October 8, 1999. Available at: www.kakuta.com/mindfire/one.html

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Dogstar.” MindFire Poetry Journal. Download date: October 8, 1999. Available at: www.kakuta.com/mindfire/one.html

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Bulletproof.” MindFire Poetry Journal. Download date: October 8, 1999. Available at: www.kakuta.com/mindfire/one.html

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Child.” The Fairfield Review. Download date: September 9, 1999. Available online at: http://www.fairfieldreview.org/fairfield/ 

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Winter Romance.” The Thin Wire. Download date: May 7, 1999. Available at: www.hotlink.to/the_thin_wire/jdballard.html

Ballard, James David. 1999. “Good Time Dave.” The Thin Wire. Download date: May 7, 1999. Available at: www.hotlink.to/the_thin_wire/jdballard.html

Ballard, James David. 1998. “Darkwing.” MindFire Poetry Journal. Download date: December 20, 1998. Available at: www.kakuta.com/mindfire/one.html

Ballard, James David. 1998. “Creation.” MindFire Poetry Journal. Download date: December 20, 1998. Available at: www.kakuta.com/mindfire/one.html

Ballard, James David. 1998. “Big Jack Hands.” MindFire Poetry Journal. Download date: December 20, 1998. Available at: www.kakuta.com/mindfire/one.html

Ballard, James David. 1998. “Dream Fixins.” A Little Poetry. Download date: February 28, 1999.Available at: http://www.alittlepoetry.com/humor.html 

Ballard, James David. 1997. “Virtual Dating.” Journal of Creative Social Discourse, 2: 31-32.