Aug 13, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021
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SOCI 331 - Juvenile Delinquency 3 hours


Emphasis on sociological theories concerning the nature, sources, control, and prevention of juvenile delinquency.  Topics include current trends in U.S. juvenile crime rates; media coverage of juvenile delinquency; patterns of victimization; characteristics of crimes committed by juveniles. Critical examination of current juvenile correctional policies and practices. Comparison of various treatment models in juvenile delinquency. Prerequisite: junior standing.



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