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ADSO 1122 Crime and Corrections in America (Fall: 4 )

Course Description

Course explores basic concepts in criminology; how criminal laws are made and enforced by police, courts, prisons, probation, parole and public agencies. Examines criminal behavior systems, theories of crime and delinquency causations, gangs, victimization, perceived notion of dual systems of justice, the impact of technology, alternative correction programs, inequalities in the systems as well as mass media coverage and policy questions.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17