SOC 428 - Formal Institutions of Social Control

Description
Development, structure and behavior of formal institutions of social control in the United States [police, courts, corrections]; divergent philosophies of punishment that guide the juvenile and adult criminal justice system, dimensions of inequalitythat influence processing decisions and effectiveness of formal institutions in controlling violations of legal norms. Prerequisite: 3 hours SOC 200 level; SOC 300
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh, MW
Avg. Class Size
37
Avg. Sections
1