SOCIOL262-01C Criminology (with Jacqueline B Lageson)

SOCIOL262-01C Criminology (with Jacqueline B Lageson)

This course examines sociological perspectives on why crime occurs, including the causes of crime, who commits crime, why some places have more crime that others, and how we can reduce crime. In this class, we will examine the historical foundations of crime, theoretical explanations for offending, and the measurement of crime. Additional topics may include juvenile delinquency, victimization, media portrayal of crime, and social and criminal justice responses to offending.

Prerequisite(s): Pre-requisite: SOCIOL 101

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Online

Day(s) and Time(s):

CEO: Jan 4-22

Distribution:

SB

Availability:

Winter registration starts November 2, 2020 (Monday).
Class Number:1125_Wtr2021
Your Price*: $1,050.00

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Instructor:
Jacqueline B Lageson: [email protected]

* Course fees are subject to change.