Minor in Law, Justice and Society - Crime and Public Policy SOSA 3275   Crime and Public Policy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course deals with the dynamics of change in the criminal justice system that reflect three major factors namely social movements (e.g. the victims movement, the women's movement), social forces (e.g. aging, multiculturalism), and internal processes (e.g. professionalism, rationalization). The course focuses on how outside pressures modify, and are channelled by, the criminal justice system. Approved with Law and Society minor.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: One SOSA 1000 level course or FYP