The course emphasizes the historical and contemporary theories of crime causation. Problems involving attempts to develop a scientific and objective approach to the phenomena of crime are analyzed. Issues such as the role of law, the political and economic institutions and the social structure which generate crime are investigated. Three class hours.
Prerequisite: SOC 101 or permission of department
Course Offered Fall and Spring
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Fall Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014