SOC 432 - Violence, Terrorism, and Public Policy

Description
The course examines interpersonal and group violence in contemporary societies and the causes for its occurrences. Specific forms of violence that will be examined include domestic violence, gangs, homicide, and terrorism, domestically and internationally. Throughout the course students will use data to critically evaluate policies and practices to prevent and control violence and will examine potential solutions to the problems of violence. Prerequisite: SOC 300 or PS 371
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
40
Avg. Sections
1