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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
SOC
2136
Criminology
Criminology
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No
SOC 1001 or SOC 1002; and SOC 1003
Corequisites

90
Martínez, Weitzer
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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No
Fee Type


No


Nature and distribution of crime as related to the development and operation of criminal law and various social and legal institutions. Analysis of the historical, social, legal, and cultural conditions affecting the nature of crime, criminality, and the development of state responses made to it.
At the conclusion of the course, the student will: Be able to articulate the fundamental differences between individual level and sociological explanations of crime; be able to identify the connections and parallels between various theories of crime; understand why there is no single universal theory of crime, but rather that different approaches have utility in different contexts; understand why some people desist from crime and others do not; be familiar with the different factors that have contributed to gang membership.
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Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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