CJ-692

Course Number

CJ-692

Course Name

Criminal Justice Policy

Course Credits

3.00

Description

'This course will focus on the policy implications of various sociological theories of crime and punishment. Focus will be on the analysis of various alternative policies within the criminal justice system both within the U.S. and in Europe. Attention will be given to the politics of crime control and to the role of the media, citizen groups and other interest groups in shaping criminal justice policy. '