SOC 368 - Criminology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
2
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introduction to the sociological study of crime, criminality, and criminal victimization. The course includes analysis of differing definitions of 'crime' and the politics involved in the creation of new criminal categories(e.g., 'hate crime'), investigation of the problematic nature of criminal statistics, and review of major theoretical explanations of the nature and causes of crime. The social patterning of criminal acts and criminal victimization is also investigated across a variety of crime types including violent, property, white collar, and the crimes of elite members of society. Throughout, attention is given to the ways that crime categories, criminal activity, and criminal victimization are structured by race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.

SOC 368 - Criminology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
16995
Open
132
 
-
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
16996
Open
1
 
-
Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
16997
Open
4
 
-
Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
16998
Open
13
 
-
Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
16999
Closed
0
 
-
Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
17002
Open
7
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
17004
Open
12
 
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W 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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