English Section

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Academic and Professional Career

Since 2014: Professor for Criminology at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, Department for Police and Security Management 

2008 - 2014: Assistant lecturer at the Ostfalia - University of Applied Science Wolfenbüttel

2006 - 2014: Employee at the Crime Prevention Council in the Ministry of Justice of Lower Saxony

2003 - today: Scientific adviser of the German Congress on Crime Prevention

2002 - 2004: Reserach assistant at the Institute of Crime Science of the Philipps-University Marburg

2001 - 2008: Research assistant at the Institute of Criminology of the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

1999 - 2003: Employee at the Kulturwerkstatt e.V. Reutlingen

1993-1999: Studies of Education Science at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

 

Key Aspects of practice

- Crime prevention

- Research in right-wing extremism

- Evaluation research

- Youth prison and recidivism research

- Youth work

 

National, international contacts

- Research Institute for Public and Private Security (FÖPS)

- German Congress on Crime Prevention

- Crime Prevention Council Lower Saxony

- Scientific Society of Criminologist from Tübingen

- Kulturwerkstatt e.V. Reutlingen

- European Forum for Urban Security, Paris

- Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice Course at the Inter University Centre Dubrovnik

- Pakistan Society of Criminology (PKS)

- World Society of Victimology

- Eurogang of the Universities of Missouri/St. Louis, California/Irvine, Manchester and the Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement Netherlands

- Nonkilling Security and International Relations Research Committee of the Center for Global Nonkilling

 

Expert for

- Prevention of crime and what works in crime prevention

- Violent hate and bias crimes

- Youth in right-wing extremism

- Youth violence, youth prison and recidivism

 

Key Aspects in Teaching

- Criminology

- Crime prevention

 

Research Projects and Fields

2006 - 2014: "Systematic Recidivism Study of Youth Prisons in the State of Hesse" (conducted by the Institute of Criminology of the University of Tübingen and the Working Group 'Social Psychology' of the Department of Psychology at the University Marburg and on behalf of the Hessian Ministry of Justice, Integration and Europe)

2005 - 2011: "Beccaria-Center: Education and Further Education in Crime Prevention" and "Beccaria-Project: Knowledge Transfer in Crime Prevention" (conducted by the Crime Prevention Council Lower Saxony and financed by the EU programs AGIS and ISEC)

2003 - 2004: "Primary Prevention of Violence against Group Members - Especially: Young People (Hate Crimes)" (Conducted by the German Forum for Crime Prevention and on behalf of the German Ministry of Justice)

2002 - 2004: "Biographies of Youth Violence. The Halle Research Report for the Volkswagen Foundation" (conducted by the Institute for Crime Science at the University of Marburg and on behalf of the Volkswagen Foundation)

2002 - 2003: "Düsseldorf Report: Evidence Based Knowledge of the Effects of Crime Prevention. A Secondary Analysis of the Reserach on the Effects of Crime Prevention. Report for the Capital City of Düsseldorf" (conducted by the Institute of Crime Science of the University of Marburg and on behalf of the Capital City of Düsseldorf)

 

Selected Publications

Coester, Marc (2014): Victims of Right-Wing Extremism - Perspectives from Germany. In: Weitekamp, Elmar G.M. / Schäfer, Peter (Ed.): Establishing Victimology - A Pioneers Involvement in creating the science of Victimology. Mönchengladbach

Coester, Marc / Marks, Erich (Ed.) (2014): International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 6 - Contributions from the 7th Annual International Forum. Mönchengladbach

Coester, Marc (2013): Der Rechtsextremismus Jugendlicher als Herausforderung für den kommunalen Jugendschutz. In: Eger, Frank / Hensen, Gregor (Ed.): Das Jugendamt in der Zivilgesellschaft. Juventa. P. 58-76

Coester, Marc / Marks, Erich (Ed.) (2013): International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 5 - Contributions from the 6th Annual International Forum. Mönchengladbach

Stellmacher, Jost, Wagner, Ulrich, Issmer, Christian, Kerner, Hans-Jürgen, Coester, Marc (2012): Bewertung von Behandlungsmaßnahmen durch Inhaftierte im Hessischen Jugendstrafvollzug - Ergebnisse einer qualitativen Studie. In: Bewährungshilfe, 59. Vol., Nr. 2, P. 148-162

Coester, Marc / Marks, Erich (Ed.) (2012): International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 4 - Contributions from the 4th and 5th Annual International Forum. Mönchengladbach

Coester, Marc (2012): "Das betrifft mich nicht". Facetten von Rechtsextremismus, Gewaltbereitschaft und Alltagsdiskriminierung - eine Begriffsbestimmung. In: Jugendstiftung Baden-Württemberg (Hrsg.): ProjektArbeit 2012/1. Sersheim. P. 26-30

Coester, Marc (2010): Commentary: Right-Wing Extremism and Bias Crime in Germany. In: Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. Nr. 1. 8. Vol. P. 49-69

Coester, Marc / Marks, Erich (Ed.) (2009): International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 2 - Contributions from the 2nd Annual International Forum. Mönchengladbach

Coester, Marc (2008): Das Konzept der Hate Crimes aus den USA unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Rechtsextremismus in Deutschland. Frankfurt am Main / Berlin / Bern / Bruxelles / New York / Oxford / Wien

 

Books

Hate Crimes

Marc Coester
Das Konzept der Hate Crimes aus den USA unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Rechtsextremismus in Deutschland
Erscheinungsjahr: 2008

Peter Lang Verlag: Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2008. XXVI, 515 S., 24 Tab., 76 Graf., 6 Schaubilder
ISBN 978-3-631-57898-8 br.

Rechtsextremismus - Herausforderung für das neue Millennium.

Marc Coester / Uwe Gossner
Rechtsextremismus - Herausforderung für das neue Millennium. Wirklichkeiten eines Jugendphänomens
307 Seiten, Tectum Verlag 2002
ISBN 3-8288-8405-9
25,90 EUR
http://www.tectum-verlag.de.

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 6

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 6

Produktinformation
Paperback 200 Pages
Publisher Forum Verlag Godesberg Gmbh;
09. Juli 2014
Language English
ISBN-print 978-3-942865-29-6
ISBN-ebook 978-3-942865-30-2
Size 21 x 14,8
Price 18 Euro

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 5

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 5

Produktinformation
Paperback 112 Pages
Publisher Forum Verlag Godesberg Gmbh;
19. August 2013
Language English
ISBN-print 978-3-942865-17-3
ISBN-ebook 978-3-942865-18-0
Size 21 x 14,8
Price 12 Euro

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 4

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 4: Contributions from the 4th and the 5th Annual International Forum 2010 and 2011 within the German Congress on Crime Prevention von Marc Coester und Erich Marks (Herausgeber)

Produktinformation
Taschenbuch: 160 Seiten
Verlag: Forum Vlg Godesberg; Auflage: 1 (18. Juni 2012)
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-10: 3942865009
ISBN-13: 978-3942865005

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International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 3.

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 3. Contributions from the 3rd Annual International Forum von Marc Coester und Erich Marks (Herausgeber)

Produktinformation
Broschiert: 184 Seiten
Verlag: Forum Verlag; Auflage: 1 (April 2011)
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-13: 978-3936999884

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International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 2


International Perspectives of Crime Prevention 2. Contributions from the 2nd Annual International Forum von Marc Coester und Erich Marks (Herausgeber)

Produktinformation
Broschiert: 157 Seiten
Verlag: Forum Verlag; Auflage: 1 (Dezember 2009)
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-10: 3-936999-60-0

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International Perspectives of Crime Prevention

International Perspectives of Crime Prevention: Contributions from the 1st Annual International Forum
von Marc Coester und Erich Marks (Herausgeber)

Produktinformation
Broschiert: 136 Seiten
Verlag: Forum Verlag; Auflage: 1 (Juli 2008)
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-10: 3936999473
ISBN-13: 978-3936999471

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Qualification in Crime Prevention

Qualification in Crime Prevention: Status reports from various European countries (Broschiert)
von Marc Coester, Erich Marks und Anja Meyer (Herausgeber)

Produktinformation
Broschiert: 120 Seiten
Verlag: Forum Verlag; Auflage: 1 (Juni 2008)
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-10: 3936999465
ISBN-13: 978-3936999464

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Kommunale Kriminalprävention

Britta Bannenberg / Marc Coester / Erich Marks
Kommunale Kriminalprävention. Ausgewählte Beiträge des 9. Deutschen Präventionstages 17. und 18. Mai 2004 in Stuttgart

Produktinformation
288 Seiten, Forum Verlag Godesberg 2005
ISBN 3-9369-9912-0
15,00 EUR

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