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SOC 584: Current Issues in Crime and Justice

(Cross-listed with C J). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits. Alt. F., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: 6 credits in sociology
Discussion of current research and theory in crime and delinquency; topics include the purpose and role of law in social life; emerging theoretical directions in criminology; recent work on specific forms of criminality; controversies in the criminal justice system.